June K-12 Math Update

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Math Section

Standards, Curriculum, and Instruction


K-8 Unpacking Documents Released

4th Grade Unpacking Title Page

NC DPI Website

The Standard Course of Study, Unpacking Documents, Crosswalk Comparison Documents, K-8 Major Revisions At-A-Glance, and links to the Instructional Frameworks have been uploaded onto the NC DPI website on the Mathematics Standards Course of Study page.

All official NC DPI documents for the Mathematics Standards Course of Study will be found on the NC DPI Mathematics page.


Math Wiki

While the wiki page is not scheduled to be disabled until the end of the 2018 calendar year, access to the site may change before that point without notice. The NC DPI Mathematics webpage is your reliable source for updated implementation resources and links to resources. 

The word versions of the unpacking documents are currently available on the math wiki.


Notice will be sent as more resources from DPI and our collaborative partners become available. 


NC Check-Ins

NC Check-Ins are interim assessments aligned to North Carolina grade-level content standards in mathematics for grades 38 developed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI). There are three NC Check-Ins at each grade level administered after approximately nine weeks of instruction (NC Check-In 1, October; NC Check-In 2, January; NC Check-In 3, March). For mathematics, each NC Check-In focuses on a selected sub-set of grade-level content standards.

The main purpose of NC Check-Ins is to provide students, teachers, parents, and stakeholders with immediate in-depth action-data and a reliable estimate of studentscurrent performance on the selected sub-set of content standards. A secondary purpose is derived from NC Check-Ins strong relationship with grade-level end-of-grade (EOG) summative assessments. Both EOGs and NC Check-Ins share a common item bank, and performance on the NC Check-Ins serves as an early indicator of a student’s level of preparedness for the EOG summative assessment. 

Existing NC Check-Ins, grades 5 and 6, and the new NC Check-Ins, grade 3, 4, 7 and 8, will be aligned to the new mathematics standards for the 2018-19 school year.


Link to: More Information and Grade Level Specifications of the NC Check-Ins

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North Carolina Singapore Math Summit

Wilkes County, NC will be hosting the North Carolina Singapore Math Summit on June 26, 2018 at the Wilkes County Board of Education.  This summit will offer sessions from K-5 teachers, math coaches, and certified trainer of Singapore Mathematics.  They are offering sessions such as: 

  • Model Drawing, 
  • Strategies for Fractions, and 
  • How to Get Started from beginning teachers/coaches. 

Don't forget to sign up below today!


Links to: Registration and Agenda

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Middle School and High School Computer Science Professional Development


There’s still time for middle and high school teachers to apply for Code.org’s 2018 Professional Learning Program. We have some spots available here in North Carolina, but the final deadlines for submitting applications are quickly approaching: 

  • For teachers interested in our Computer Science Principles Program (grades 9-12), the final deadline is Monday, July 2nd. 
  • For teachers interested in our Computer Science Discoveries Program (grades 6-10), the final deadline is Monday, July 9th 

Applications are reviewed as teachers apply, so we may fill our workshops before the deadline. The sooner you apply, the higher your chances are of being accepted into the program. The College Board has partnered with the Friday Institute to make our CS Principles Professional Learning Program available at no charge to educators in North Carolina. You or your school may still need to cover travel to the workshops depending on your location.

Link to: More information and Registration

SREB Math Readiness Training

Course Information

SREB Math Ready (Essentials of College Math)

Math Ready is designed to prepare seniors for college-level coursework in math before they graduate from high school. To learn more, visit https://www.sreb.org/math-ready.

Ready for High School Math

Ready for High School Math is designed to prepare 8th or 9th grade students for high school math courses as they enter high school. To learn more, visit https://www.sreb.org/ready-high-school-math

Link to: Registration

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July 23-25 at Meredith College

To learn more about summer professional development at Meredith College in Raleigh that focuses on the NC Standards being implemented this fall, resources for K-8, and an instructional framework that clusters standards to facilitate implementation visit https://www.meredith.edu/mmsi or


Join educators from across the state for two-day mathematics workshops that are grade-specific for K through 5, workshops for K-5 and 6-8 coaches, and a one-day drive-in conference for secondary teachers at Meredith Mathematics and Science Institutes, July 23-25. For an experience that will enrich your teaching and provide tools to equip you to master the challenges that every effective teacher faces, register at https://www.meredith.edu/mmsi/mmsi-registration .