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Learning Maps

Mathematics Learning Maps

The intention of the Learning Maps is to provide a consistent scope and sequence for the course across the district.  While the instruction and resources will be based on the needs of the students, the expectation is that every student enrolled in the course will learn the standards in each module.  The standards listed within each module do not necessarily represent the order the standards are taught. All Learning Maps and Modules are located on Moodle. Below are only the learning maps.

Mathematics Moodle Course for Students

Moodle Course

The Polk County Mathematics Moodle course helps review standards taught in Grade 6 – Algebra II mathematics classrooms. This Moodle course contains videos, practice items, and a practice Florida Standards Assessment to help you understand all of the standards found in the course.  This site is designed to support you on what your classroom teacher has taught you to help you become a wiz at math.

Students can log-on by clicking here and entering their district sign-on information. 

Grades 3 – 5 is coming soon for the 2016-2017 school year.

Polk County Council of Teachers of Mathematics

The Polk County Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PC2TM) is our local affiliate of the Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  Benefits of PC2TM are

  • Getting to know your colleagues
  • Sharing “Best Practices” in mathematics education
  • Gaining insight into new products and technology from speaker presentations
  • Helping raise the status of mathematics teachers in Polk County
  • Working with colleagues who desire to improve mathematics education

Become a member today by clicking here.

President - Dottie Trapnell

President elect - Open

Treasurer - John Miller

Secretary - Open

Editor - Open

Membership Chair - Open

NCTM Representative – Dottie Trapnell

Election will be done in May 2016

Events

Julie Dixon

PC2TM welcomed Dr. Juli Dixon, Professor of Mathematics Education from the University of Central Florida on February 9th to speak to members about coaching for cognitive dissonance.

Summer Resources to Prepare for the next Grade/Course

What can I do over the summer to help my child get ready for their next math class?  The documents below give idea on activities, games, and websites to help your child get ready for their next mathematics class.

Helpful Mathematics Resources

Title Use Link
Ten Marks Online mathematics practice by grade level https://www.tenmarks.com
Timez Attack Online fluency game for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and divison http://www.bigbrainz.com
TiViTz TiViTz engages kids' strategic thinking and basic computation skills as they maneuver their numbered tivits, or playing cubes, across the game surface to land at the numbered score goals that will produce equations with the highest possible answers. http://www.tivitz.com/
Multiplication Fact Cards The Multiplication Fact Cards are traditional flash cards with a representational explanation of the fact. To print correctly, print double-sided and select Flip on short edge in the print set-up. Click Here to download
Title Use Link
Khan Academy Online practice and instructional videos separated by grade level and standard https://www.khanacademy.org/commoncore
Math Nation Math Nation is free resource that gives videos, practice items, and online support to assist students in Grades 6 – 12. www.clever.com/in/polk
Virtual Nerd Virtual Nerd offers over1,500 video lessons covering Middle Grades Math through Algebra 2 http://www.virtualnerd.com/
Woot Math Woot Math is a free resource that give conceptual understand resources to master fractions. https://www.wootmath.com/interactive/mafs
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CPALMS Resources aligned to the Florida mathematics standards vetted by Florida educators http://www.cpalms.org
Desmos Desmos is an online graphing calculator. https://www.desmos.com/
Florida Students Resources aligned to the Florida mathematics standards vetted by Florida educators http://www.floridastudents.org
Illustrative Mathematics Mathematical tasks organized by grade and standard https://www.illustrativemathematics.org
Inside Mathematics Mathematical tasks organized by grade and standard. http://www.insidemathematics.org/
MATH COUNTS problem of the Week MATH COUNTS is middle school mathematics competition.  They offer good problem of the week that is good for middle and high school students. https://www.mathcounts.org/resources/problem-of-the-week
Math Nation Math Nation is free resource that gives videos, practice items, and online support to assist students in Grades 6 – 12. www.clever.com/in/polk
National Library of Virtual Manupulatives Virtual manipulatives for students in grades K – 12. http://nlvm.usu.edu/

 

Title Use Link
Florida Standards Assessment homepage State website that contains tutorials, practice assessments, and other information concerning the Florida FSAs and EOCs. http://www.fsassessments.org/