Welcome to CPM Educational Program,

CPM25an educational non-profit organization dedicated to improving grades 6-12 mathematics instruction. CPM offers professional development and curriculum materials. We invite you to learn more about the CPM mathematics program by clicking the "Learn about CPM" link at left. The other sections offer support materials for teachers, parents and students.

Information about CPM's Common Core series, Core ConnectionsCCA

Teachers, for an eBook preview, click here.
Click on "Learn About CPM" at left to see tables of contents.
Curriculum coordinators in charge of district wide adoptions email Lorrayne Graham. Be sure to include your school district information in the email.

 



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2015 CPM Teacher Conference

A National Conference of, by, and for Mathematics Educators who Empower their Students

Featuring Jo Boaler as the Keynote speaker, and including sessions by Eli Luberoff, creator of Desmos.
Dates: February 27 - 28, 2015
Location: San Francisco, CA
Hotel Name: Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport
150 Anza Boulevard
Burlingame, CA, 94010, USA
TEL: (650) 342-4600
Cost: Early Registration is $160 by December 15, 2014; $200 late registration.
On site registration as space warrants.
If you would like to submit a proposal to speak at the conference, please go to http://tinyurl.com/CPM-Conference-2015. To register, go to https://cpm.gosignmeup.com/ and click 2015 CPM Teacher Conference. To take advantage of CPM's group rate at the hotel, go to http://tinyurl.com/CPMhotel , group code CPM.

Grants for the National Conference

CPM will be offering 50 grants, each of $350 to help offset the cost of attending the conference. Apply for this grant at http://tinyurl.com/NationalConfGrant by December 15th. Recipients will be notified by January 1, 2015. The grant money can be used to cover any cost associated with attending the conference: substitute costs, travel expenses, lodging, registration, etc.

Coaching Grants

CPM is dedicated to supporting students and teachers. If you think your school could benefit from CPM coaching, please contact Sharon Rendon at rendon@cpm.org to find out more. Your school could be eligible for coaching.

e-commerce

Launch of CPM's e-Commerce Website!

We are pleased to announce the launch of CPM's e-Commerce Website.
  • Order materials
  • Check the status of your order
  • Track shipments
  • Print invoices
  • View three years of order history
Our e-Commerce website will be launched in phases.
  • Phase 1 – September 2014
    1. Parents may order student materials, including one-year eBooks
  • Phase 2 – December 2014
      Schools may check the status of their orders, track shipments, print invoices, and view three years of order history
  • Phase 3 – May 1, 2015
    1. Schools may place orders for all teacher and student materials

Parents

Purchase your student's book and/or one-year eBook license through our e-Commerce website.

CPM October 2014 Newsletter "News You Can Use"

(download here.)

CPM Statistics Supplements
Lessons aligned to the statistics and probability content standards of the CCSS

  • Use to supplement the statistics and probability content for a class not using CCSS–aligned curriculum.
  • Use to supplement the statistics and probability content standards missed in the previous grade.

The statistics and probability lessons written from the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)–aligned CPM Core Connections series have been compiled and are posted here as the CPM Statistics Supplements. These are complete lessons that include the content, teaching strategies, teacher notes and methodologies, resource pages, closure activities, review problems, and Checkpoints. These lesson files are available for download free of charge.

Keeping Up With Trends in Math Education

This page will be updated with current articles & videos pertinent to math education. [link]

CPM to offer Integrated I-III

CPM will develop an Integrated series based on the Appendix A pathway. Click here for full details.

Middle School acceleration pathways now available

The timelines, pacing guides and tables of contents for acceleration to take algebra in 8th grade are now available here.

Conference Handouts and Resources

View sample course problems and handouts from CPM presentations here.


News

Common Core State Standards (CCSS):

CPM now offers a new series of textbooks to meet the grade 6-8 and high school CCSS content and practice standards: Core Connections, Courses 1 - 3 and Core Connections Algebra 1 & 2 and Geometry. Learn how this series as well as the original Connections series of CPM textbooks are fully aligned with the CCSS Content and Mathematical Practice Standards. CPM can also provide professional development centered around embedding the eight CCSS Mathematical Practices into your current lessons and current textbook from any publisher. Start moving on the path to the CCSS today!


Sample Problem

Core Connections, Course 3: 1.1.4 - How can I use data to solve a problem?

1-24: Newton's Revenge

Newton's Revenge
Have you heard about Newton's Revenge, the new roller coaster? It is so big, fast, and scary that rumors about it are already spreading. Some people are worried about the tunnel that thrills riders with its low ceiling.

The closest the ceiling of the tunnel ever comes to the seat of the roller-coaster car is 200 cm. Although no accidents have been reported yet, it is said that very tall riders have stopped riding the roller coaster.

Your Task: Consider how you could determine whether the tunnel is actually safe for any rider, no matter how tall. Discuss the questions below with your team. Be ready to share your responses with the rest of the class.

DISCUSSION POINTS:
What is this problem about
What is it asking you to do?
What information can help you answer this question?
How can you get the information you need?