Field Testing 2016

Any day now we are expecting the new common core aligned field tests.  Field testing insures that all MDTP materials are of the highest quality and allows Ca teachers to contribute to this effort. Integrated Math 2 and Integrated Math 3 Readiness are in their third and final year of field testing. Geometry and Algebra2 ReadinessContinue reading “Field Testing 2016”

The Integrated Pathway*

News:  MDTP releases field test versions of Integrated Math 2 and 3 diagnostic assessments. * How effective is your new integrated math course?  * How are your students progressing?  * Where are the gaps and misunderstandings?  * What adjustments will you make to finish out the year?  * How will you improve the course next year?  * WhatContinue reading “The Integrated Pathway*”

California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015, SB 359

MDTP is developing assessments to support schools and districts with compliance of SB359.  The assessments, intended to support placement decisions for entering ninth graders, will be available August 2016. Please refer to MDTP News Release Re SB359 for more information. I also highly recommend the placement guidelines published in our Fall 2014 newsletter: Using MDTP TestsContinue reading “California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015, SB 359”

MDTP News for Fall 2015

Three new Common Core aligned diagnostic tests are at the publishers and expected as follows: Math 7 Readiness, test code 7R40A15, the first week of August. Math 8 Readiness, test code 8R40A15, the first week of August. Algebra 1 and Integrated Math 1 Readiness, test code HS45A15, the second week of August, if not earlier. Note:  the MDTP workgroup determined that the mathematicalContinue reading “MDTP News for Fall 2015”

MDTP News for Fall 2014

Common Core Aligned Field Tests (available mid to late August): The Algebra Readiness test has been renamed High School Readiness:  the MDTP workgroup determined that the mathematical foundations needed for success in Integrated Math 1 and Algebra were aligned and recommends the new Common Core High School Readiness test for both courses. The second year ofContinue reading “MDTP News for Fall 2014”