Mathematics


Math Education 

Having strong STEM subject-area foundations will equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to be college and career ready. 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, guidance documents and research, virtual professional development modules, and access to instructional communities for professional growth.


Special Announcements
 

Oklahoma Math Tutoring Corps Information

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 twenty-one weeks starting in September 2022. Read more about this initiative on the Oklahoma Math Tutoring Corps webpage.

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

Imagine Math now available for Summer 2022

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, 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.


Resources for Administrators

Below are links to guidance documents and additional resources to support high-quality mathematics programs in schools and districts.

Resources for Educators

Below are links to the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics, strategy briefs, and toolkits to support educators as they provide high-quality mathematics education and STEM appreciation/integration experiences for students.

Calendar of Professional Learning Opportunities and Events

Below are free professional learning opportunities and events for administrators and educators. To see details, click on the event and select "expand record". To search for specific opportunities, click "filter" then "+ add condition" to filter by subject area, applicable grade bands, location, and more. To view all opportunities as a spreadsheet/list, click here.


OSDE Mathematics Contacts

Christine Koerner, Executive Director of STEM Education
Email: Christine.Koerner@sde.ok.gov
Phone: 405-522-5628

Gena Barnhill, Director of Elementary Mathematics
Email: Gena.Barnhill@sde.ok.gov

Brigit Minden, Director of Secondary Mathematics
Email: Brigit.Minden@sde.ok.gov

Anthony Purcell, Director of High School and College Math Readiness
Email: Anthony.Purcell@sde.ok.gov

Johnny Bray, Administrative Assistant
Email: Johnny.Bray@sde.ok.gov

Shanda Finnell, Administrative Assistant
Email: Shanda.Finnell@sde.ok.gov

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Last updated on May 18, 2022