Welcome to Week #3 of the first cycle of the Math Task Force! Glad to have you back again! [This warm up only lasts about 10 minutes. If you have the endurance for it, you can also do the Heavy Lift set that should last about 10-15 minutes.] Part 1) Stretch It Out Before we […]
Welcome to Week #2 of the first cycle of the Math Task Force! We are glad you’ve joined us! This week, we’re going to continue to push you to strengthen your teaching practice! Before you get started, we’ve got a follow-up poll for you from last week’s workout. Loading… [This warm up only lasts about […]
Well now it is! If you’re looking for a quick, linkable resource that connects you to the most important happenings in the Oklahoma mathematics education community, we’ve got you covered with the OAS-Mathematics Toolkit. Enjoy!
There once was a hope that we could somehow utilize Google Docs to collaborate on curriculum maps across the state… oh, how innocent and naive we were in those days! What we realized quickly is that collaboration really needs to be curated at a smaller level. Too many accidental deletions were happening leading to unhealthy amounts of […]
Let’s Do This The #OKMath Task Force intends to unite Oklahoma math teachers in a collaborative effort to implement and refine rich, grade-specific tasks and WE NEED YOU! Join a us on a 9-week journey of learning with an entire state of teachers working toward becoming excellent teachers. Check out the breakdown of the 9-week plan that […]
With the new Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics recently adopted and on schedule to be assessed this school year, it has been the priority of the Oklahoma State Department of Education to ensure all teachers across Oklahoma are supported as they work to make sense of the standards and implement them with fidelity. In a […]
Tiffany Neill and Levi Patrick Problems Understanding and Defining STEM Google “STEM activity” and you’ll see towers, bridges, and a lot of projects that use copious amounts of tape, candy, and spaghetti. Add “middle school” or “high school” to your search and you’ll find more wires, gears, and robot cars. In just a few moments, […]
June 20, 2016 The #OKMath community on Facebook, now 3,000+ strong, began having an idea about sharing and collaborating on curriculum maps and pacing guides that could be used by teachers statewide. The first step in that process was to launch the collaboration with a game planning meeting, which we held and recorded on June […]
You probably all know by this point that we are moving right along with the implementation of Oklahoma’s NEW Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics and ELA. The timeline is fast and furious, believe me. To help jump start the work of making sense of the standards, we’re happy to present to you the At-A-Glance resource […]
The Oklahoma State Department of Education is seeking 39 mathematics educators from across Oklahoma to develop instructional and assessment resources for the new PK-A2 standards. The Oklahoma Mathematics Standards Curriculum Frameworks Project will provide educators with information and resources to develop curriculum aligned to the new Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics. Resources may include guidance on the meaning and intent of the standards, […]
PD On Your Plan is a simple concept focused on providing exceptional learning experiences for every Oklahoma teacher in a format that allows for engagement within a professional learning community or individually.
March 31, 2016 The new Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics have been officially approved! In this episode, Robbyn Glinsmann and Levi Patrick talk about where we are with the new standards, discuss assessments, textbooks, and implementation strategies. You can listen to the podcast and follow along with the slides below. Links from Podcast: OSDE Standards Page […]
Please contact your legislators, post video clips, audio clips, tweet and post on facebook conveying the following message: “I am an Oklahoman and (wrote, gave input or support) #ourStandards. They are not Common Core.” Find my legislator: http://www.oklegislature.gov/FindMyLegislature.aspx Julie B. Klingensmith, OCTM President www.okctm.org and @ok_ctm
February 22, 2016: The new Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics have been adopted by the State Board of Education and certified by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education as college- and career-ready standards! Robbyn and Levi talk briefly about the current status, the legislative options defined in House Bill 3399, and some of the exciting […]
The OCTM/OSTA summer conference is Friday, June 10th, 2016 @ OSU-Tulsa! You can now register to attend by mail or via one of our websites. OCTM – Oklahoma Council of Teacher of Mathematics: www.okctm.org OSTA – Oklahoma Science Teachers Association: osta.wildapricot.org Want to present at the OCTM/OSTA summer conference on Friday, June 10th, 2016 at […]