Mathematics


Welcome to the launch pad for Mathematics information and support for Oklahoma educators and students! 

This page is devoted to supporting Oklahoma teachers and school districts with the successful implementation of the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics.

The Oklahoma State Department of Education collaborates with Oklahoma educators to develop and identify high-quality resources for teachers and districts. Oklahoma resources include the OK Math Curriculum Framework, virtual professional development modules, and access to instructional communities for professional growth.

If you are a Math Educator in Oklahoma, explore all of the resources available to you using this OKMath Toolkit.


NEW Oklahoma Math Tutoring Corps Applications Now Available

The Oklahoma State Department of Education is seeking applications for a high impact initiative designed to offer Oklahoma students free online math tutoring support.

The Oklahoma Math Tutoring Corps will provide students in grade 7-9 with real-time, virtual tutoring support from live tutors, three days a week for nine weeks starting in January 2022. Selected applicants will receive training and support to provide high quality tutoring services to students in a virtual setting. Anyone with a current Oklahoma teaching certificate or a current Oklahoma University/College student is eligible to apply. Certifications in math education are not required.

Tutor Responsibilities:

  • Complete 5 hours of asynchronous and synchronous training in December 2021 (Dates to be determined)
  • Provide 50 minutes of virtual tutoring 3 times per week for 9 weeks from January 2022 through March 2022.
  • Attend 3-6 coaching sessions for tutors (Dates to be determined)

The application deadline is 5:00 PM Friday, October 15th, 2021.

  • Educators may apply here.
  • Current University/College Students interested in applying may apply here.

 

For questions, contact Anthony Purcell, Director of High School and College Math Readiness, Anthony.Purcell@sde.ok.gov or  405.522.6575.


NEW Imagine Math now available for the 2021-2022 school year

Imagine Math, a comprehensive, supplemental, skills-based online math program,  will be free access to all fifth-grade and eighth-grade Oklahoma students during the 2021-22 school year. If districts register all 5th and 8th grade students by September 1, Imagine Math will also enroll all of the district's 6th and 7th grade students at no cost to the district. Additionally, individual PK-4th grade student licenses are available at a discount.

The platform works with the classroom teacher to tailor online instruction to the needs of individual students. Students can also access live 1:1 support from certified math teachers in English and Spanish after school hours. Imagine Math is fully aligned to the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics, including authentic assessments, adaptive learning pathways, embedded scaffolds and actionable data.

For questions, contact Brigit Minden, Director of Secondary Mathematics, Brigit.Minden@sde.ok.gov.


Upcoming Webinars and Workshops for Professional Learning

Please be patient as the calendar loads below. This calendar lists the latest state- and national-level professional learning webinars for math education and distance learning. Click on the title you are interested in to see registration information.


Additional, Ongoing Professional Learning Opportunities

Please be patient as the database loads below. This database includes past presentation slides, previously recorded webinars, and current online learning modules.



OSDE Mathematics Contacts:

Christine Koerner
Executive Director of STEM Education

Christine.Koerner@sde.ok.gov

Gena Barnhill

Director of Elementary Mathematics

Gena.Barnhill@sde.ok.gov

Brigit Minden
Director of Secondary Mathematics

Brigit.Minden@sde.ok.gov

Anthony Purcell
Director of High School and College Math Readiness

Anthony.Purcell@sde.ok.gov

Megan Ashbaugh

Coordinator for STEM

Megan.Ashbaugh@sde.ok.gov

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Last updated on October 7, 2021