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Mathematical ACES
Mathematical ACES: Algebraic Concepts for Elementary Students (ACES), is a partnership between California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) and Ontario Montclair Elementary School District (OMSD). Supporting partners include the CSUSB Center for the Enhancement of Mathematics Education and THINK Together, a non-profit provider of after-school programs. To improve student success in 8th grade algebra, ACES is targeting the critical juncture in the mathematics education continuum as students move from elementary concepts to algebra. The vision is to create and sustain professional learning communities (PLCs) who work collaboratively to provide high quality instruction and continuously improve mathematics instruction.

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Measuring Teachers' Beliefs in Relation to the Standards for Mathematical Practice
"The research described here was conducted in the context of a comprehensive and intensive five-year Mathematics and Science Project funded by the National Science Foundation. Participants were teachers of grades…
ACES: Algebraic Concepts for Elementary Students
Watch Video The ACES vision is to create and sustain professional learning communities of teachers and administrators in order to improve mathematics instruction. Participants work collaboratively in lesson study, seminars…
Coordinating Research & Practice: New Models for Engaging Teachers with the Research-Base Related to STEM Practices
"How can engagement with research support classroom adoption of Common Core Math and Next Generation Science Standards? In this session we review three professional development approaches to engaging teachers with…
Collaborative Logic Modeling: A Tool for Developing a Shared Vision across Diverse Partner Perspectives
"NSF requires articulating theories of change and/or logic models (LM) for MSP proposal submission. Situated in three MSP targeted partnership programs, a panel of PI's, project directors, district leaders, and…
Teacher Learning in Lesson Study
"This article documents teacher learning through participation in lesson study, a form of professional development that originated in Japan and is currently practiced widely in the US. Specifically, the paper…
ACES: Algebraic Concepts for Elementary Students
Posted by: Davida Fischman. ACES has constructed and continues to deepen and broaden a coalition of partners who support one another in enhancing mathematics learning in grades 4-8, with the ultimate goal of having…