Archives From Past Events
Missed a seminar? Access slides and handouts in our WestEd/SVMI Public Box folder. The password for the WestEd/SVMI public box folder is the same used to access SVMI online resources at http://svmimac.org. Please reach out to us or to your district lead if you have any questions.
WestEd/SVMI Public Box folder: https://wested.box.com/v/WestEdSVMINetworkResources
WestEd/SVMI Mathematics Network members have access to rigorous math assessment content, tasks, and tools — both formative and summative — that are aligned with the new standards:
- Performance-based math exams (Grades 2–10; English and Spanish) and scoring materials which can be used formatively in the classroom or summatively at the district or school level.
- Task library with over 80 tasks for each grade level, along with rubrics, standardizing papers, and practice tests
- Problem-of-the-Month library with over 40 problem sets and teacher notes
- Tools for Teachers: resources to support formative assessment
Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative (SVMI): http://svmimac.org/memberresources.html
Doing What Works (DWW)
Doing What Works helps educators understand and use research-based practices. Interviews with researchers and practitioners, multimedia examples and sample materials from real schools and classrooms, and tools help educators take action in their own classrooms.
Doing What Works (DWW): https://www.wested.org/project/doing-what-works/
Raising the Bar
Raising the Bar on Instruction supports educators with effective instruction that aligns with the Common Core State Standards. Because the new content standards require a higher level of rigor than ever before, teachers will appreciate the wealth of resources and services to support them in their daily instructional practice.
Raising the Bar: http://raisingthebar.wested.org
California Mathematics Council South (CMC South)
California Mathematics Council–South is the professional organization for pre-K to grade 16 mathematics educators. CMC–South supports mathematics teaching and learning in public, charter and private school settings across eight counties in southern California.
California Mathematics Council South (CMC South): http://www.cmc-south.org
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seeks to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Learn more about the foundation’s programs supporting mathematics education.
“I can see our district taking advantage from these amazing resources to fill in the gaps that their curriculum has as well as developing critical thinkers in class.”
— Summer Institute participant