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In his latest blog post, CORE Director of Mathematics Dean Ballard shares tips for facilitating online discussions with students, managing small groups, and supporting collaboration. He also provides encouragement to bravely explore this new frontier of remote learning.
Check out this excerpt paper: Examples of Structure in the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Content...
If you are trying to formatively assess and address student performance inconsistencies, this is a very helpful set of insights. For more check out achievethecore.org
Check out the video by Jane Kang on this site which discusses: headless" and "tailess" word problems...Short but valuable.
Check out this strategy for building math reasoning BEFORE you introduce the numbers involved in a problem.
Example of this strtaegy: The Numberless Word Problem
The first 10 days... Set the Foundation
Grades 6-12 Mathematics
Essential Standard Drill Down
Progression Flow Charts
Daily Structured Breakdowns
Linked Activities and Discussion Prompts
Linked Formative Assessments
Linked Teacher Answer Keys
Teacher Pedagogy Videos
Teacher PCK Videos
Flipped Student Tutorial Resources
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This is Too cool... Fractals, iteration, POPULATION dynamics and chaos:
You have probably heard, or saw an illustration, of the Mandelbrot set... Well get ready to see it a whole new way! A lot of "ah ha"s and "oh my"s.
Teaching for Robust Understandings PDF
Schoenfeld, A. H., & the Teaching for Robust Understanding Project. (2016)
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