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Anchorage School District holding public meetings for K-8 math vendors to present materials

Opportunity for parents and community to review vendor materials

During the summer of 2012, a committee of ASD staff and teachers conducted an initial review of math curriculum materials submitted by vendors, as part of the district’s K-8 math review. The public also provided input during this initial review phase.

The review committee has narrowed the list to six vendors. These vendors will present their materials in a series of public meetings.

Vendor presentations:

Envisions Math (K-6)
Thursday, Sept. 27
5–6:30 p.m.
Central Middle School, multipurpose room

Math in Focus
Singapore Math (K-8)
Thursday, Sept. 27
7–8:30 p.m.
Central Middle School, multipurpose room

GoMath (K-6)
Saturday, Sept. 29
noon–1:30 p.m.
ASD Education Center, boardroom

Big Ideas Math (6-8)
Saturday, Sept. 29
2–3:30 p.m.
ASD Education Center, boardroom

Carnegie Math (6-8)
Wednesday, Oct. 3
5–6:30 p.m.
ASD Education Center, boardroom

Glencoe Math (6-8)
Wednesday, Oct. 3
7–8:30 p.m.
ASD Education Center, boardroom

All meetings are open to the public and will be broadcast on ASD-TV cable channel 14. The programs will also be available online through ASD-TV’s video on demand service. Visit www.asdk12.org/ASDTV for more information.

Additionally, these materials will be on display for parent and community feedback throughout October and November. Following public input, the committee will conduct field tests at a number of schools across the district.

Materials display:

Saturday, Oct. 20
noon–3 p.m.
ASD Education Center, orange room

Thursday, Oct. 25
3–7 p.m.
ASD Education Center, orange room

Tuesday, Oct. 30
3–7 p.m.
ASD Education Center, orange room

Saturday, Nov. 3
noon–3 p.m.
ASD Education Center, orange room

Monday, Nov. 5
 3–7 p.m.
 ASD Education Center, orange room

For more information, contact the ASD STEM Department at 742-4856.

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