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Using HQSD to Raise Math OST Scores is a Course

Using HQSD to Raise Math OST Scores


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About this Course

This course will provide opportunity for individuals or groups to investigate the expectations of Ohio's Learning Standards and Ohio State Tests. The Model Curriculum, OST Blueprints and OST Test Specification outline important details for instruction. Participants will work independently to investigate the information. Links are provided so that any grade level can explore the information pertinent to their grade or course.

Contact Hours: 6 hours
Course Type: Online
Course Level: Practitioner
Target Audience:  3rd through Geometry Math Teachers, Math Coaches, Curriculum Directors
Cost: $35.00

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:

  • Understand the characteristics of High Quality Student Data;
  • Understand the expectations of Ohio State Tests (OST);
  • Apply Depth of Knowledge in classroom instruction and assessment; and
  • Explain the expectations for learning in the Ohio Learning Standards to increase alignment to classroom activities.


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Meet the Instructor

Photo of Stephen MillerWith over 40 years in education, Steve Miller is the Mathematics Content Consultant for the Summit Educational Service Center. In that role, he provides K-12 mathematics professional development, curriculum writing/mapping support, and assistance in selecting mathematics resources.

Steve is one of the authors of NCTM’s new series “Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices”.He facilitated Common Core State Standards for Mathematics training as a Regional Content Facilitator for ODE and has developed, coordinated, and facilitated OMAP and IMPACT trainings. Steve served as a facilitator for the Mathematics Coaching Program, on the OPT 6th Grade Rangefinder Committee and as the Regional Value-Added Specialist for the Akron Public Schools. He currently is a member of the ODE's Network of Regional Leaders for mathematics