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Watch our national standards video video Click the link to the left to watch the complete video online.
Did you miss the live webcast of our event on national education standards? Or did you watch but you want to relive W. Stephen Wilson's jokes? You can now watch our archived video of the event.
Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Below are selected clips from the above video.

Fordham Institute webcast Nov. 4, 2009 National Education Standards. W. Stephen Wilson, Professor of Mathematics, Johns Hopkins University and Co-author of Fordham report, Stars by Which to Navigate? Scanning National and International Education Standards in 2009. Are standards hard to write? Addressing the Common Core readiness standards. What is a mathematician? PISA, NAEP, CCSSI, TIMMS. Setting priorities in standards. 9:16














Dane Linn and the Common Core Standards Timeline and State Adoptions

Dane Linn, Director, Education Division, National Governors Association Center for Best Practices
Common Core Standard process and state adoptions. 1:13















Sandy Kress Standards and Assessments


Fordham Institute webcast Nov. 4, 2009 National Education Standards. Sandy Kress, former Senior Education Advisor to President Bush. Standards and Assessments. 1:16















W. Stephen Wilson NAEP


Fordham Institute webcast Nov. 4, 2009 National Education Standards. W. Stephen Wilson, Professor of Mathematics, Johns Hopkins University and Co-author of Fordham report, Stars by Which to Navigate? Scanning National and International Education Standards in 2009. Worry about NAEP. Lack of mathematicians involved. Math test items flawed on NAEP. 2:17











W. Stephen Wilson Math Priorities and Elementary School Math


Fordham Institute webcast Nov. 4, 2009 National Education Standards. W. Stephen Wilson, Professor of Mathematics, Johns Hopkins University and Co-author of Fordham report, Stars by Which to Navigate? Scanning National and International Education Standards in 2009. Important priority areas in math. High priority areas---fractions. Survey of college math faculty. Elem school math is sophisticated. Are teachers taught to teach math correctly? Elementary math is the foundation. 1:56











W. Stephen Wilson Math Remediation & College Readiness


Fordham Institute webcast Nov. 4, 2009 National Education Standards. W. Stephen Wilson, Professor of Mathematics, Johns Hopkins University and Co-author of Fordham report, Stars by Which to Navigate? Scanning National and International Education Standards in 2009. Remediation and college readiness. College algebra and high school algebra II. 0:58











2009 Conference Panel Discussion video Click the link to the left to watch the complete video online.
Videocast: Gaining Clarity on the Common Core Standards Initiative - Implications for Maryland (October 18, 2009, Northwest High School, Germantown, MD) Panel Members: Mr. William (Bill) Barnes, Dr. Francis (Skip) Fennell, Mrs. Donna Watts, Dr. W. Stephen Wilson, Jonathan (Jon) Wray (moderator)

Below are selected clips from the above video.

W. Stephen Wilson Impact of Common Core Standards on Maryland

Gaining Clarity on the Common Core Standards Initiative Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Oct 2009 Conference. W. Stephen Wilson, Professor of Mathematics, Johns Hopkins Thanking math teachers for their work. Impact of common core standards on Maryland. College remedial courses. 5:36












W. Stephen Wilson Arithmetic is Important

Gaining Clarity on the Common Core Standards Initiative Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Oct 2009 Conference. W. Stephen Wilson, Professor of Mathematics, Johns Hopkins Can these standards move us further Minimal level college readiness standards, Algebra II is not for every student. Arithmetic is important. Add, subt, mult, divide with rational numbers. 2:24












Skip Fennell Disconnect Between High School & College Calculus

Gaining Clarity on the Common Core Standards Initiative Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Oct 2009 Conference. Skip Fennell, past NCTM president. High school kids needing to know through algebra. Disconnect between high school and college calculus. 0:58













W. Stephen Wilson Foundation in Algebra is Best Prep for Statistics

Gaining Clarity on the Common Core Standards Initiative Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Oct 2009 Conference. W. Stephen Wilson, Professor of Mathematics, Johns Hopkins Mrs. Donna Watts and the importance of statistics. Wilson---best prep for stat in college is a foundation in algebra. Skip Fennel---state assessment and textbook inclusion of stat and prob. Stat and prob robbing time. 2:07












W. Stephen Wilson Arithmetic is the Foundation

Gaining Clarity on the Common Core Standards Initiative Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Oct 2009 Conference. W. Stephen Wilson, Professor of Mathematics, Johns Hopkins. Arithmetic is the foundation. Elementary arithmetic is difficult sophisticated mathematics and education of teachers to learn that mathematics is important. 1:04.













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