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Discover how Smart Boards, Smart Responders and the Progressive Mathematics Initiative are transforming algebra instruction.


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New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning

The mission of the Center for Teaching and Learning is to empower teachers to be leaders in the transformation of public schools so that all students have access to a high quality education.

The Center for Teaching and Learning is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization, governed by an independent board made up of leaders in education, business and philanthropy.


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The Progressive Math Initiative provides math instructional units that lead to algebra proficiency for all middle school students. Fine tune your algebra skills while providing challenging and engaging math instruction for your students. Lessons posted on this website are developed, reviewed and refined by educators participating in PLC's within their schools, and a virtual PLC linking their schools via this site.


Check out the PMI web site to see the Smartnotebook unit presentations and well as the classwork and homework questions. If you would like access to the quizzes and unit tests request a log in and you will be granted access to these documents.

Please feel free to contact any of the presenters with questions:

Lauren Annicchiarco,Tablernacle Schools, annicchiarcol@tabernacle.k12.nj.us
Jim Benciverga, Mendham Borough Schools, bencivenga@mendhamboro.org
Gloria Clausen, Mendham Borough Schools, clausen@mendhamboro.org
Lisa Misselwitz, Tabernacle Schools, misselwitzl@tabernacle.k12.nj.us
Mary O'Sullivan, Egg Harbor City Schools, mosullivan@ehcs.k12.nj.us
Debra Wellet, Mendham Borough Schools, wellet@mendhamboro.org