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Introduction to the Math Shifts
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This module provides participants with an introduction to the key shifts required ...

This module provides participants with an introduction to the key shifts required by the Common Core State Standards for Math. Depending on the activities selected, this module could support up to four hours of Math PD.

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OER Commons
Student Achievement Partners
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Common Core Reference Collection
Illustrating the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice
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Read the Fine Print
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These pages include NCSM developed materials and resources, work undertaken in collaboration ...

These pages include NCSM developed materials and resources, work undertaken in collaboration with other organizations, and participating in conferences and other initiatives that promote shared understanding of the CCSS.

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National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics
OER Commons
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Common Core Reference Collection
Modeling: Making Matchsticks
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This lesson unit is intended to help you assess how well students ...

This lesson unit is intended to help you assess how well students are able to: interpret a situation and represent the variables mathematically; select appropriate mathematical methods; interpret and evaluate the data generated; and communicate their reasoning clearly.

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Assessment
Lesson Plan
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Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
ELA Curriculum Development: Text Selection Guidelines for Teaching and Assessing CCSS ELA (Grades 3-8)
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These Text Selection Guidelines offer educators guidance on selecting appropriate texts for ...

These Text Selection Guidelines offer educators guidance on selecting appropriate texts for teaching and assessing specific ELA standards and bundles of standards for Grades 3-8.

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Arts and Humanities
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Odell Education
Equations of Circles 2
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students ...

This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to: translate between the equations of circles and their geometric features; and sketch a circle from its equation.

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Geometry
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Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Introduction to Literacy Shifts in Content Areas
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This 1-2 hour module provides an introduction to the key shifts required ...

This 1-2 hour module provides an introduction to the key shifts required by the CCSS for Literacy in the content areas: history / social studies, science, and technical subjects.

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Arts and Humanities
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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OER Commons
Student Achievement Partners
Provider Set:
Common Core Reference Collection
Using the ELA Literacy Publishers Criteria to Better Understand the Standards
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Through close examination of the Publishers’ Criteria in ELA / Literacy for ...

Through close examination of the Publishers’ Criteria in ELA / Literacy for Grades 3-12, this 1-2 hour module intends to give teachers and administrators a deeper understanding of the Standards and their implication for instructional resources. This information will help educators judge classroom materials and reflect on the appropriate use of existing resources and strategies.

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Arts and Humanities
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Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
OER Commons
Student Achievement Partners
Provider Set:
Common Core Reference Collection
Evaluating Statements About Probability
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This lesson unit addresses common misconceptions relating to probability of simple and ...

This lesson unit addresses common misconceptions relating to probability of simple and compound events. The lesson will help you assess how well students understand concepts of: Equally likely events; randomness; and sample sizes.

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Statistics and Probability
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Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Proportion and Non-proportion Situations
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess whether students are ...

This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess whether students are able to: identify when two quantities vary in direct proportion to each other; distinguish between direct proportion and other functional relationships; and solve proportionality problems using efficient methods.

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Ratios and Proportions
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Assessment
Lesson Plan
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Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Building and Solving Equations 1
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to create and solve linear equations. In particular, the lesson will help you identify and help students who have the following difficulties: solving equations with one variable and solving linear equations in more than one way.

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Algebra
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Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Representing and Combining Transformations
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to: recognize and visualize transformations of 2D shapes; and translate, reflect and rotate shapes, and combine these transformations. It also aims to encourage discussion on some common misconceptions about transformations.

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Geometry
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Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Estimating Length Using Scientific Notation
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students ...

This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to: estimate lengths of everyday objects; convert between decimal and scientific notation; and make comparisons of the size of numbers expressed in both decimal and scientific notation.

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Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Equations of Circles 1
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students ...

This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to: use the Pythagorean theorem to derive the equation of a circle; and translate between the geometric features of circles and their equations.

Subject:
Geometry
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Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Modeling Conditional Probabilities 1: Lucky Dip
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to: Understand conditional probability; represent events as a subset of a sample space using tables and tree diagrams; and communicate their reasoning clearly.

Subject:
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Estimations and Approximations: The Money Munchers
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This lesson unit is intended to help you assess how well students ...

This lesson unit is intended to help you assess how well students are able to: Model a situation; make sensible, realistic assumptions and estimates; and use assumptions and estimates to create a chain of reasoning, in order to solve a practical problem.

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Geometry
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Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Modeling: Having Kittens
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students ...

This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to: interpret a situation and represent the constraints and variables mathematically; select appropriate mathematical methods to use; make sensible estimates and assumptions; investigate an exponentially increasing sequence; and communicate their reasoning clearly.

Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Sharing Costs: Travelling to School
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students ...

This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to solve a real-world modeling problem. There are several correct approaches to the problem, including some that involve proportional relationships.

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Ratios and Proportions
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Analyzing Congruence Proofs
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to: work with concepts of congruency and similarity, including identifying corresponding sides and corresponding angles within and between triangles; Identify and understand the significance of a counter-example; Prove, and evaluate proofs in a geometric context.

Subject:
Geometry
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Modeling: Rolling Cups
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students ...

This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to: choose appropriate mathematics to solve a non-routine problem; generate useful data by systematically controlling variables; and develop experimental and analytical models of a physical situation.

Subject:
Functions
Geometry
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
ELA Curriculum Development: Text Suitability Review Form - CCSS ELA
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The CCSS Text Suitability Review Form is a tool created to help ...

The CCSS Text Suitability Review Form is a tool created to help educators analyze texts to determine their appropriate complexity and suitability for teaching and assessing specific Common Core standards. The review form guides educators through CCSS analysis to determine what instructional purposes texts will support. It also captures analysis, codings, and recommendations in a standardized format to facilitate collaboration across networks of educators.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Odell Education