THEORY OF ACTION
Students need to be able
to make meaningful connections between what they are
learning in school and how it applies to their future to be college and career
ready.
Educators need to provide
students with opportunities to work on relevant projects, involving real
products and real consequences, promoting the authentic application of both
academic content and relevant occupational practice.
Instruction needs to develop
students' mathematical content knowledge and develop mathematical character as
described in the Common Core State Standards; students know the mathematics and can use
and apply the mathematics in the context of 21st century skills.
INSTITUTE GOALS:• Increase student engagement • Provide successful pathways for students to be college and career
OUTCOME EXPECTATIONS FOR PARTICIPATING TEAMS :• Develop cognitively demanding mathematical tasks that are connected to CTE Industry Sectors • Develop units that infuse CaCCSSM (Common Core) standards in math and CTE courses • Increase the relevance of the mathematics in college and career readiness • Increase student perseverance • Implement units developed
