Mini-Course Begins in March

 Improving Students’ Mathematical Understanding Filling in Gaps, Rectifying Misunderstandings,  Moving Learning Forward MDTP at UCLA is offering a five-week mini-course designed to support secondary teachers in their efforts to improve their students’ mathematical understandings.  In this collaborative effort, we will: Administer an MDTP diagnostic to establish a baseline understanding of student thinking. Meet regularly toContinue reading “Mini-Course Begins in March”

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”