Teachers from seven literacy programs are increasing and deepening their knowledge of algebra and its connections to number and operations sense during three two-day workshop sessions and a RAEN website forum. Developed by TERC, Adults Reaching Algebra Readiness focuses on communication, connections, integration of all math content across all levels, and development of mathematical proficiency. During the sessions, teachers build their content knowledge, learn about the Common Core Math Standards and participate in various hands on activities. They then apply their new knowledge to their classroom lessons and share their experiences with their colleagues.
The New York State Education Department has developed a brochure that provides essential information about the Test Assessing Secondary Completion. This exam is one way adult and out of school youth who did not complete high school can obtain a high school equivalency diploma. Go to Tasc Brochure Final Version
Preparation programs utilize the Readiness Assessment for the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) to assist prospective test candidates. To receive 15% off regular pricing now through June 30, 2014 contact customer service at http://www.tasctest.com/faqs-for-test-center-admins.html#whenreadinessavailable_testcenteradmins
TASC test sites in New York have received testing materials and are taking applications. Preparation programs can find updated forms at http://www.acces.nysed.gov/ged/forms.html
The page above is under construction and programs should check frequently for updated information.