I will be teaching all the children in fourth grade math this year. We will be working on learning the new Common Core standards as the State of Ohio has instructed us to do. You may notice some new content being learned that an older sibling did not learn in fourth grade as well as some concepts not being taught this year that maybe an older sibling did learn in fourth grade. I will send home a list of concepts to be taught and the dates I anticipate teaching them.
The students will be learning the material possibly a bit different than they did in past years as we want the students to become independent thinkers using 21st Century Skills. This will require them to work cooperativeley, use technology, and use higher level thinking skills across content areas (from math to Science and back again!). They learn to see ideas in many ways, listen to, and evaluate other student's thinking strategies.
Assessments will be given periodically to monitor learning and progress. Since we do not use a text book, if you would like to support your child at home, please have them work on Study Island or Moby Max as you guide them as needed. If you should have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am here to help!