Where's the Math

Where's the Math?

Where's the Math? is a non-partisan advocacy group of parents, educators, and community members who are working to ensure that Washington State mathematics education standards, curriculum, and assessments are coherent, academically focused, rigorous and comparable to those of top performing nations in the world.

Click on the link about to learn more about Where's the Math? and find additional information about the math standards and math education in Washington State.

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Ted Nutting, a math teacher at Ballard High School, was presented with the first-ever "Excellence in Math Education" award sponsored by Where's the Math?

Where's the Math - Mathematically Sound Foundations

Ted Nutting has been a math teacher at Ballard for 12 years, after retiring from his career as a Coast Guard Officer. For at least the last two years, his AP Calculus AB students have scored the highest by far in the Seattle School District on the AP test. Recognizing this major improvement at Ballard, the state Superintendent of Public Instruction selected him to make a presentation entitled The Ballard Miracle: How AP Calculus Scores Quickly Rose from the Depths to the Stratosphere at the Superintendent’s 2007 January Conference. Ted has been an active voice for excellence in mathematics instruction, writing several editorials which have appeared in The Seattle Times, The Puget Sound Business Journal, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, as well as participating in a math curriculum adoption committee, and testifying at a Washington Learns public hearing and before the Seattle School Board many times.

School Board President Michael DeBell (on the left) presented the award to Mr. Nutting at Thursday night’s Ballard High School PTSA meeting.

BHS math teacher honored at PTSA meeting My Ballard online article

Where's the Math - Mathematically Sound Foundations

Where's the Math - Mathematically Sound Foundations

‘Reform’ math for grade school needs reforming
Theodore Nutting June 5, 2009 Puget Sound Business Journal

Restoring Math Education for Your Children
A Public Forum from Where’s The Math?

nd legislators to answer your specific questions.

Monday, October 27th, 2006
7:30-9:00 PM
University of Washington Kane Hall – Room 220

The entire forum was video taped. The video segments are available for viewing on YouTube. The video segments are easily found with a YouTube search using wtm forum as the search entry. There are twelve video segments. Links to ach video segment are provided below.

WTM Forum a Intro Oct 08 Part 1
Rick Burke, WTM Executive Chair gives a welcome and introduction.

WTM Forum b Progress Oct 08 Part 2
Progress in WA Math
Cliff Mass, Professor of Atmospheric Science, UW

WTM Forum c Progress Oct 08 Part 3

WTM Forum d Standards Oct 08 Part 4
Standards, Assessments, & Curriculum
Bob Dean, Math Chairman, Evergreen High School

WTM Forum e Standards Oct 08 Part 5

WTM Forum f Legislation Oct 08 Part 6
Math Education and the WA Legislature
Ross Hunter, Representative, 48th Dist.

WTM Forum g Legislation Oct 08 Part 7

WTM Forum h Call to Action Oct 08 Part 8

Call to Action
Rick Burke, WTM Executive Chair

WTM Forum i Call to Action Oct 08 Part 9

WTM Forum Q & A Oct 08 Part 1

WTM Forum Q & A Oct 08 Part 2

WTM Forum Q & A Oct 08 Part 3

Where's the Math - Mathematically Sound Foundations


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