Give your input to the the Seattle Public Schools. The district is adopting new instructional materials for the math program in grades K-5 and you have a voice in choosing the next math program. SPS is currently evaluating eight potential math programs.
All program materials – textbooks, workbooks, teacher manuals, etc. -- are on display for members of the community to review and provide feedback on. The materials are available for viewing at:
John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence
In the professional library
2445 Third Ave S., Seattle, WA 98134.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The JSCEE building will be open during winter break, with the exceptions of Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1. Feel free to come down and browse through the materials. We encourage feedback from the community at large.
You will have until January 8th to submit your comments on all of the different K-5 math programs under review (list below). These comments will help the adoption committee identify three finalist programs for comprehensive review.
Starting in early March the three finalist programs will be on public display at five different locations across the city. (Sites to be announced) The final program will be selected by the Math Adoption Committee in early April and submitted to the school board for approval in May. Following approval, the materials will be delivered to schools in time for start of classes in the fall.
For more information, please visit the adoption webpage: http://bit.ly/MathAdoptionSPS14
For questions, comments, concerns, contact Adam Dysart (email@example.com) or Shawn Sipe (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Programs under review:
· Math in Focus
· My Math
· JUMP Math
· Connecting Math Concepts
· Ready Common Core
· Origo Stepping Stones
· Go Math
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