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NEW JERSEY’S MATHEMATICS STANDARDS

A Statement by the Concerned Mathematics Educators of New Jersey


Official Draft of Common Core Math Standards

July 23, 2009:  Draft of Common Core Mathematics Standards Leaked on Web


NEW! July 13, 2009:   MEMO from NJDOE to Math Task Force


  1. NJDOE forms Math Task Force
  2. Members of NJDOE Math Task Force
  3. NJ Math & Science Education Coalition to create a Standards Development Group
  4. NJDOE Math Standards Memo
  5. Follow the CME-NJ Blog
  6. Detailed Analysis of Dec and Feb Standards

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
BACKGROUND
CONCERNS

A Closer Look at the Changes

Decreased emphasis on conceptual understanding
Elimination of use of calculators in grades K-7
Elimination of representing mathematical concepts through use of concrete models
Deletion of topics
Weakening of the Process Standards
Arbitrary changes of grade level

RECOMMENDATION
INITIAL ENDORSERS
MORE ENDORSEMENTS
HOW YOU CAN JOIN US
NJDOE STANDARDS EVALUATION TOOL

To download the entire statement, click the CME document final.pdf link below

To download a powerpoint presentation that you can use to present this statement to your colleagues, click the CME presentation link below

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