October 2006 
.pdf - Kids get into Numbers - Number World article - State Journal - October 16, 2006

Thanks to the following coaches who led fantastic sessions at the KCTM conference in Georgetown on Saturday, September 30: Donna Whitis, Linda West, Kendrea Tillett, Amy Mintchell, Patty Boyd, Renee Watkins, George Christoph, and Karen Grace. Super job! The next gathering of coaches will take place at the KTLC conference which will be held in Louisville March 7-9. The deadline to present at the KTLC conference( is November 1st.

Posted October 2, 2006

October 25—27, 2006
Number Worlds Training, days 6—8 (for Number Worlds MITs)
  • Housing: Comfort Suites; $71.00; 420 Riverboat Row; Newport, Kentucky 41071; (859) 291-6700; use the group number: 3852
  • Payment: KCM will pay for training. Districts must pay for housing, travel expenses, and substitute teacher.
  • Parking: Passes will be distributed during opening session. Park anywhere upon arrival.
  • October 5, 2006 Math Recovery Video Review Meeting (for all Math Recovery MITs)
  • Where: Lexington, KY, Specific Location TBA
  • When: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sample MAF Grant Proposals
Samples of past successful Mathematics Achievement Fund grant proposals for implementing primary mathematics intervention programs are available on our
Intervention/Request for Application page.
Mathematical discoveries, small or great, are never born of spontaneous generation They always presuppose a soil seeded with preliminary knowledge and well prepared by labour, both conscious and subconscious.

-- Poincaré, Jules Henri (1854-1912)

Posted October 6, 2006

Assessment List
Teachers and Administrators developing an assessment plan may wish to review this comprehensive Excel spreadsheet listing of assessment instruments.

Posted October 23, 2006

Call for Grant Proposals: Mathematics Achievement Fund
Access the
Kentucky Department of Education Request for Application (, a call for grant proposals for the 2007/2008 Mathematics Achievement Fund for primary mathematics intervention.

Posted October 19, 2006

KDE Releases a Draft of the Combined Curriculum Document
Documents combining Kentucky’s Program of Studies with the Core Content for Assessment, version 4.1 are now available on the Kentucky Department of Education website. These documents show the connections between the Understandings and Skills & Concepts from the Program of Studies and the assessment standards in the Core Content v 4.1.

The Combined Curriculum Documents will be useful to schools and districts as they seek to align their curriculum with both the Program of Studies and the Core Content. They can be downloaded from the
Kentucky Department of Education website (

Posted October 9, 2006