**MATH K-8 CURRICULAR MENU RECOMMENDATIONS WA State Board of Education**

**2008 WA State High School Mathematics Review Comparison: Looking at Mathematical Soundness**

**High School Mathematics Curriculum Study**

Prepared for the Washington State Board of Education

by Linda Plattner

**March 11, 2009**

Strategic Teaching

**A Review of Four High-School Mathematics Programs**

Guershon Harel

University of California, San Diego

harel@math.ucsd.edu

The programs examined in this review are:

• Core-Plus Courses 1, 2, and 3

• Discovering Algebra, Geometry, and Advanced Algebra

• Holt Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry

• Glencoe Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry

• Core-Plus Courses 1, 2, and 3

• Discovering Algebra, Geometry, and Advanced Algebra

• Holt Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry

• Glencoe Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry

**Washington State High School Math Text Review**

by W.StephenWilson

**March 2009**

The programs examined in this review are:

• Core-Plus Courses 1, 2, and 3

• Discovering Algebra, Geometry, and Advanced Algebra

• Holt Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry

• Glencoe Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry

**School District Mathematics Curricula Adoption and Usage**

This report provides information regarding the core mathematics curricula that school districts throughout Washington State are using at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. It also shares information about how frequently school districts plan to adopt and/or purchase mathematics instructional materials.

**November 2008**

OSPI

**2008 Mathematics Core Comprehensive Materials**

Review & Recommendations Report

Final Version Grades K-8

The purpose of this document is to describe the process and outcomes from the 2008 Mathematics Core/Comprehensive Instructional Material Review for grades K-8. The report contains information about the entire process, as well as statistical results from the review. Finally, it contains the recommendations presented to the State Board of Education on September 24, 2008 of the core/comprehensive curricula at the elementary (K-5) and middle school (6-8) grade spans, as required by the 2008 Legislature.

**Updated December 5, 2008**

Relevant Strategies

**2008 High School Mathematics Core Comprehensive Materials**

Review & Recommendations Report

Review & Recommendations Report

Final Recommendations

The purpose of this document is to describe the process and outcomes from the 2008 Mathematics Core/Comprehensive Instructional Material Review for high school. The report contains information about the entire process, as well as statistical results from the review.

Updated June 15, 2009

Relevant Strategies

**Washington State Standards and Curriculum**

selected reports from

**Strategic Teaching**

Washington State Standards Review August 30, 2007Washington State Second Benchmark Report April 11, 2008Washington State K - 8 Mathematics Standards April 28, 2008Washington State Standards for High School July 2008Review of K-8 Mathematics Texts for Soundness by W. Stephen WilsonStudy of OSPI's K-8 Curriculum Review November 5, 2008Washington State High School Math Text Review by W. Stephen Wilson March2009A Review of Four High School Programs by Guershon HarelSummary Report on Mathematical Soundness by Linda Plattner March 11, 2009