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2012 math Faculty Conference

On Sept. 20, 2012, math faculty and Council on Instruction members from around the state met to discuss strategies for improving student success in math, including information on the math Common Core State Standards adopted by Oklahoma public schools and different models for addressing math preparation, such as high school transitional courses and college math courses leading to different majors. This conference was supported with funding from the Education Commission of the States and the Southern Regional Education Board and its foundation grants.

Below are presentations from the 2012 Math Faculty Conference.

Keynote Speaker Presentations
Dr. Debra Stuart
PARCC College-Ready Determination Policy and Performance Level Descriptors (PPTX, 415k)
PARCC Draft CRD Policy (PDF, 458k)
PARCC Handout (PDF, 360k)

Dr. Tamara Carter
Summary of Common Core Standards in Mathematics and Implications for Higher Education (PPTX, 557k)

Megan Root
SREB College Readiness Transitional Course Project: Overview and Design (PPTX, 1.1m)
Transitional Course Project, Part 2 (PPTX, 1.1m)
TC Project Summary and Timeline (PDF, 151k)
State Policy and Implementation Guidelines for Transitional Courses (PDF, 97k)
Rubric for Standards-Based Units (PDF, 353k)
Skeleton Tower (PDF, 57k)
Skeleton Tower – Student Work (PDF, 131k)
SREB TC Instructional Planning Template (PDF, 159k)
CCSS State Standards for Mathematics (PDF, 60k)
Beyond the Rhetoric: Improving College Readiness Through Coherent State Policy (external link)
State College and Career Readiness Initiative Final Progress Reports (external link)
State College and Career Readiness Initiative Statewide Transitional Courses for College Readiness (external link)
Teacher Development to Increase College and Career Readiness – Guidelines and Promising Practices for States (external link)

Dr. Bruce Vandal
Remedial Education Reform: Oklahoma (PPTX, 293k)