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Apr
19
2017

Course Codes Guidance Released

Standards Curriculum Assessment in Oklahoma

In an effort to streamline subject codes and provide stronger guidance to districts, the Oklahoma State Department of Education will be making a few subject code changes for high school mathematics that may impact your local subject coding policies for the 2017-2018 school year. Please help us reach every school by sharing this post with […]

Mar
9
2017

Call for Applicants: State Assessment Standard Setting

OK State Dept of Ed sent this bulletin at 03/07/2017 03:43 PM CST Dear District Test Coordinators and Administrators, Now accepting applications for the Oklahoma School Testing Program standard setting process for the newly aligned state assessments. Standard setting is the process that allows Oklahoma educators to make expert judgments about the content that a […]

May
16
2016

Curriculum Frameworks Application

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, […]

Mar
26
2016

Help #ourStandards

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

Aug
31
2015

Welcome Robbyn!

It’s not a small thing when someone chooses to leave their job and make their way to the hallowed halls of the Hodge Building here at 23rd and Lincoln. And yet, passionate educators continue to make the leap when their motivation and the circumstances intersect. We are just now at one of these intersections having […]

Apr
27
2015

Survey for Math Standards

The Mathematics Standards Writing Committee is formed and eager to begin work on a critical project that will touch so many lives. While the committee’s membership is limited, the voices that contribute can be many. Your input in standards-creation is invaluable. Toward that end, you are invited to participate in the first Math Standards Review Survey. […]

Apr
8
2015

Assessment FAQ

Standards Curriculum Assessment in Oklahoma

This time of year brings a number of challenges in the classroom. The concept of time seems to become fluid, where class periods seem to go by in a moment and the week seems to drag on forever. The impossibility of achieving 100% attendance captures the concept of the asymptote with precision. And, obviously, the pressure […]

Nov
25
2013

New Director of Elementary Mathematics

Hello OKMathTeachers! My name is Jennifer Lamb and I am the new Director of Elementary Mathematics for the Oklahoma State Department of Education. I am excited to work with the talented and amazing Elementary Educators in our state. I have gotten the chance to meet and work with several of you the last few years […]