We live in uncertain times. Public health is at the forefront of our minds and our schools have been disrupted in ways we have never seen. While no one can predict how education might look in the coming months, it is in the best interests of our students to strategize how we might best meet their needs in the upcoming months.
-NCSM and NCTM, 2020
NCSM and NCTM have published a joint document to provide guidance for mathematics teachers and leaders at all levels to make informed decisions for next steps due to COVID-19.
Moving Forward presents considerations, questions, and potential solution processes to educators and school leaders to address the challenges induced by the COVID-19 pandemic of spring 2020. There are three major areas that require consideration when planning for the 2020-21 school year.
*This webpage will be updated with resources to support mathematics leaders throughout the year as they become available
Resources for Structures*
- Case study of detracking K-10 mathematics programs (SFUSD)
Resources for Teaching Practices*
- Protocol to Determine Prior Knowledge for a Mathematics Unit
- A compilation of website resources to mathematics progressions of learning
Resources for Advocacy*
- NCSM position paper with best practices for detracking teachers and students
Resources for Trauma Informed Instruction*
- An article from ASCD, Minahan, J. (2019) Trauma-Informed Teaching Strategies, Educational Leadership, Vol. 77 No. 2 p.30-23:
- Recommended resources from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Resources for Out-of-School Learning*
- Online teaching support group from Dr. Mike Flynn