Welcome to the Math and Science Resource Section!

Heartland Educational Consortium consists of six small rural school districts in central Florida:  DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, and Okeechobee counties. Our mission is to provide high-quality math and science resources to teachers in our consortium districts. Click on the links above to explore our resources. We're always looking for new and valuable resources, so email us if you find something we missed! Thanks for visiting!

Recent News and Upcoming Events

2014 Sunshine State Scholars - The Florida Education Foundation will be recognizing Florida's top 11th grade students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on February 13th and 14th, 2013 in Orlando. The following students are our consortium districts' Scholars, and the teachers they elected to invite to attend with them.

District Student Teacher
DeSoto Eve Pence Jayne Arrington
Glades Bronson Bass Nicole Davis
Hardee Allison Farr Susan Barton
Hendry Magali Salinas Dustin Ledford
Highlands Austin Dukes LuAnne Hawk
Okeechobee Michael Daniel Wendy Reister

Florida Virtual School AP Test Review - Florida Virtual School offers free test reviews to prepare students for the spring AP Exams. AP Exam Reviews are available for the following AP courses:

Art History Calculus AB English Literature and Composition Macroeconomics United States History
Biology English Language and Composition European History Spanish Language US Government and Politics

Achievement Level Descriptions - FLDOE has released the Achievement Levels and Achievement Level Descriptions for Math in Grades 3-8 and Algebra.

K-3 Math Formative Assessments - K-3 Formative Assessment tasks are now available on CPALMS. These are listed under the Related Instructional Resources link of each benchmark.

FOCUS Mini-Assessments for Geometry - Geometry mini-assessments based on the NGSSS are now available through Focus. Two mini-assessments have been created for each of the benchmarks assessed on the Geometry EOC.

Confused about the new graduation requirements?
 Visit the Florida Department of Education's Graduation Requirements page for more information...



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