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 The introduction includes the rationale for and purpose of the CUNY HSE Curriculum Framework, designed to provide New York's adult education teachers with an instructional basis in preparing students...

 Overview: Read the full Overview document The overview introduces the core teaching and learning principles that are the researchbased foundation for the work we do at the CUNY Adult Literacy and...

 This curriculum map details the skills and understanding that students will develop through their work across the 9 units. The chart allows teachers to see which skills are explored in each unit....

 Introducing Functions (lesson) The 5 activities in this lesson build off each other to develop a conceptual introduction to functions. The lesson begins with a conversation about appropriate age...

 Three Views of a Function (teacher support) The problems in this unit introduce students to the three views of a function: a rule, a table, and a graph. At the heart of the unit is the Commission...

 Rate of Change/Starting Amount (lesson) Rate of change is a fundamental concept when working with functions. This lesson focuses students on function tables, looking for patterns and making...

 Systems of Equations: Making and Justifying Choices (teacher support) Systems of equations appear frequently on the HSE exam, as well as almost all collegeentrance exams. Our students really...

 Nonlinear Functions (teacher support) In this unit, students are introduced to nonlinear functions. The core problem in this unit helps students see how the graph of a quadratic or polynomial...

 Modeling Exponential Growth (teacher support) Now that students have had a chance to explore functions that grow at linear and quadratic rates, they have all the tools to analyze exponential growth...

 Equality (teacher support) Equality is a fundamental concept in algebra. It is noted through use of an equal sign, represents a relationship of equivalence, and can be conceptualized by the idea of...

 Developing Algebraic Reasoning Through Visual Patterns (lesson) At the core of this unit is the fact that algebra is far more interesting than just solving for x. By working through the two lessons...

 Using Area Models to Understand Polynomials (lesson) The lesson plan featured in this unit models a progression for using area models, starting with arrays and building all the way up to multiplying...

 The NCTM Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics argue that a primary factor in the professional growth of teachers is the opportunity teachers have to “reflect on learning and teaching...

 Here are three rich and rewarding math routines that teachers can incorporate into their daily instruction. They are all adaptable and can be used with any kind of content. See the webbased...

 The resources here are divided up into Books/Articles and Web Resources. Use the chart to get a sense of how each resource might best support your work. Any resource that is marked “About Teaching”...

 There are 9 Units in the CUNY HSE Math Curriculum Framework. The 9 units are made up of 5 model Lessons and 5 Teacher Supports. The 5 Lessons are full descriptions of activities, from launch to...