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CoMath Coherence Gap Workshops
The school year is wrapping up and while you worked hard and covered a lot of content, you didn't get to all the topics you wanted to. What's that going to mean for next year?
The Coherence Gap Spreadsheet is designed to help you answer that question. To help you get started, I'm offering a series of 1-hour workshops. See you there!
- Wednesday, May 12 from 3:30 - 4:30
- Wednesday, May 19 from 3:30 - 4:30
- Thursday, May 20 from 3:30 - 4:30
- Tuesday, May 25 from 3:30 - 4:30
- Wednesday, May 26 from 3:30 - 4:30
The mathematics standards compel us to make mathematics relevant to students by moving beyond mere answer getting to doing the work of mathematicians. The standards emphasize the development of students’ abilities to use mathematics to represent their lived experiences and to simplify and explain complex phenomena.
Article IX, Section 16 of Colorado's constitution states, "Neither the general assembly nor the state board of education shall have power to prescribe textbooks to be used in the public schools." However, CDE can still serve as an advisor to help districts and schools adopt, adapt, develop, or use the materials of their choice.
Instructional support is grounded in CDE's shared approach to Best, First Instruction as well as practices and strategies supported by professional organizations and scholars at the leading edge of mathematics education.
There are many opportunities to connect and grow as a professional educator with the larger mathematics education community, including mailing lists, professional organizations, and events.
Frequently Asked Questions About Mathematics in Colorado
Do you have questions about Colorado's mathematics standards? Graduation requirements? Textbook recommendations? They might be answered here.
- How many high school math credits are required to graduate?
- Where is the list of math programs and interventions that are approved to use in schools?
- How are Colorado's math standards like and not like Common Core?
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