Sierra Vista High School is a year-round, open enrollment high school offering both continuation and independent study programs to students within the Whittier Union High School District. Approximately 84 percent of Sierra Vista students are Hispanic/Latino, and 62 percent are identified as socioeconomically disadvantaged. The majority of the students are in grades 11-12, with many 5th year seniors working to finish their high school degrees.
Sierra Vista was the first to begin piloting the Algebra 1—An Open Course in October 2010. The curriculum was ideal for the self-paced, blended course being designed as an alternative to traditional classroom instruction
Come spend 45 minutes with NROC's Member Services team and leave with a year's worth of ideas for using NROC's new math resources and over 4,000 digital learning objects across disciplines from HippoCampus to engage and empower your students.
IJLM 3.2 Web Panel
Guests S. Craig Watkins and Elisabeth (Lissa) Soep explore connected learning and the shift in the digital divide. The divide today may be characterized as having shifted from technology access to a divide in participation and quality engagement with technology.
This webinar is required viewing for all instructors wishing to use the Pre-Assessment version of Developmental Math—An Open Program. It covers vital set-up steps for instructors to register the course with the Grade Service, the student experience with pre-assessments, the settings you may wish to configure, and how to use and read reports in the Grade Service. After viewing this webinar, you will be equipped to determine what kind of pre-assessments to offer your students, and how to customize the course to suit your needs. You will also be able to assist your students in understanding how to proceed through the course, using the pre-assessment results to guide them through the material to mastery.