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Math Instructional


<<Updated July 28, 2021>>

Beginning of Year Assessments:

Grades K-5: 

       – Kindergarten:  DRDP-K (training available in KickUP); all scores should be in Illuminate by October 1, 2021

       – 1st-5th:  Documents and Rubrics available in Caddo Elementary Math Shared Google Drive; updated assessments for 2nd-5th grade administration will be in Illuminate with ALL GRADE LEVELS entering scores into Illuminate by September 3, 2021  ***REMINDER:  To analyze Student Work, ensure all students work the problems on paper even if they’re completing the assessment online.***


Grades 6-8, Alg I, Geom:  Unit diagnostics embedded in the curriculum; administer prior to beginning the unit


State Math Announcements

<< Updated July 28, 2021 >>

LDOE & Accelerate

Accelerate is designed to support school systems implementing tutoring at scale as a core function in order to achieve significant results for all students.

To effectively address and prevent unfinished learning, students must be provided with extra time to learn through equal-access tutoring.  Accelerate is a just-in-time tutoring model that is focused on identifying, celebrating and building upon the assets students bring to the learning experience.  An acceleration approach addresses unfinished learning in an equitable way.  Acceleration means connecting unfinished learning in the context of new learning, integrating new information and the needed prior knowledge.

Quality Science & Math Grant Opportunity

The QSM Grant Program awards grants up to $1,000 to K-12 public school teachers in Louisiana for purchasing non-consumable materials and equipment for standards-based, effective, innovative and high-quality mathematics, science and STEM course instruction.

Submissions for the first round of the 2021-2022 QSM Grant cycle are open from Friday, August 13th to Friday, October 1st.  Go HERE for more information and the application portal. 

Check out the QSM Grant Program Policies HERE.


In these unprecedented times, the Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics is offering complimentary memberships to math educators and future math educators, valid until their fall conference in 2021. Visit their membership page to join. For all current members, your membership has been extended until our Fall 2021 Conference.