(Approved on July 30, 2013)
Mathematics Subject Matter Committee Meeting
July 8, 2013
3 to 5 p.m.
Mathematics Subject Matter Committee (MSMC) Chair Ed D’Souza called the meeting to order.
The Commissioners, State Board of Education (SBE) member, and Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division (CFIRD) staff present at the nine conference call sites identified themselves and verified that they had posted the public meeting notice at their location.
The following Commissioners participated:
The following CFIRD staff members were present at the CDE, Sacramento:
One member of the public, Brenda Williams, attended at the CDE, Sacramento, location.
MSMC Co-chair D’Souza asked CFIRD staff and Dr. Yakes, one of the framework writers, to walk through each of the higher mathematics chapters. The chapters discussed were Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Mathematics I, Mathematics II, Mathematics III, Pre-calculus, Statistics and Probability, and Mathematical Modeling. Dr. Yakes reported that he was not planning to make changes to any of the chapters other than Mathematical Modeling. He also asked for the MSMC’s advice on the tables in the chapters that list the major, additional, and supporting clusters. There was considerable discussion the tables involving their purpose, clarity, and source.
During their discussion, the MSMC members came to a general consensus on the following:
No action was taken by the MSMC.
MSMC Co-chair D’Souza adjourned the meeting at 4 p.m.