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Blended Best Practices High School Mathematics - Effects on Volume/SA with changing dimensions
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This resource was created by Marshall Payer in collaboration with Aaron Delhay as part of the 2019-20 ESU-NDE Digital Age Pedagogy Project. Educators worked with coaches to create Unit Plans promoting BlendEd Learning Best Practices. This Unit Plan is designed for High School Mathematics.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Aaron Delhay
Date Added:
06/02/2020
Common Core Curriculum Grade 2 ELA: Skills Strand
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The Skills Strand teaches the mechanics of reading_Ŕstudents are taught systematic and explicit phonics instruction as their primary tool for decoding written English. By the end of grade 2, students have learned all of the sound_spelling correspondences in the English language and are able to decode written material they encounter. In addition to phonics, students also are taught spelling, grammar, and writing during the Skills Strand. A downloadable story "Jump!" with illustrations is provided for instruction.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
04/04/2013
Common Core Curriculum: Kindergarten & Grade 1 ELA: Skills Strand
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The Skills Strand teaches the mechanics of reading. Students are taught systematic and explicit phonics instruction as their primary tool for decoding written English. By the end of grade 2, students have learned all of the sound spelling correspondences in the English language and are able to decode written material they encounter. In addition to phonics, students also are taught spelling, grammar, and writing during the Skills Strand. A downloadable story "Kits Hats" with illustrations is provided for instruction.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
04/04/2013
Deciding on which statistics to use.
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This chart will help you identify which statistical analysis to used depending on your research question.How to use: When deciding which statistics to use, first you must ask what is your research question looking for (difference or association). Then, identify what type of variable are you dealing with (Nominal, Ordinal, or Interval / Ratio), then the number of independent variables (IV) or dependent variables (DV) depending on the nature of your hypothesis. Below is a chart to help you identify which analysis to use for your hypothesis testing. 

Subject:
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Antoniette Aizon
Date Added:
04/11/2018
Family & Neighborhood History Project
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Created by NHPRC Teacher Participant/Creator Judith Jeremie for her AP World History course; Adaptable to other grades. This assignment asks students to make meaningful connections between the past and their family/neighborhood history by conducting an interview of / researching a relative, gathering and organizing evidence of a historical moment / theme that has impacted that relative, and presenting their findings through art (graphic novel/ comic strips) or writing (narrative/poem).

Subject:
World History
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Kathryn Shaughnessy
Date Added:
09/30/2019
Math, Grade 6, Distributions and Variability
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Distributions and Variability

Type of Unit: Project

Prior Knowledge

Students should be able to:

Represent and interpret data using a line plot.
Understand other visual representations of data.

Lesson Flow

Students begin the unit by discussing what constitutes a statistical question. In order to answer statistical questions, data must be gathered in a consistent and accurate manner and then analyzed using appropriate tools.

Students learn different tools for analyzing data, including:

Measures of center: mean (average), median, mode
Measures of spread: mean absolute deviation, lower and upper extremes, lower and upper quartile, interquartile range
Visual representations: line plot, box plot, histogram

These tools are compared and contrasted to better understand the benefits and limitations of each. Analyzing different data sets using these tools will develop an understanding for which ones are the most appropriate to interpret the given data.

To demonstrate their understanding of the concepts, students will work on a project for the duration of the unit. The project will involve identifying an appropriate statistical question, collecting data, analyzing data, and presenting the results. It will serve as the final assessment.

Subject:
Mathematics
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Pearson
Math, Grade 6, Distributions and Variability, Reviewing Statistical Questions
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Students write statistical questions that can be used to find information about a typical sixth grade student. Then, the class works together to informally plan how to find the typical arm span of a student in their class.Key ConceptsStatistical thinking, in large part, must deal with variability; statistical problem solving and decision making depend on understanding, explaining, and quantifying the variability in the data.“How tall is a sixth grader?” is a statistical question because all sixth graders are not the same height—there is variability.Goals and Learning ObjectivesUnderstand what a statistical question is.Realize there is variability in data and understand why.Describe informally the range, median, and mode of a set of data.

Subject:
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Pearson
Date Added:
09/21/2015
Math, Grade 7
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Four full-year digital course, built from the ground up and fully-aligned to the Common Core State Standards, for 7th grade Mathematics. Created using research-based approaches to teaching and learning, the Open Access Common Core Course for Mathematics is designed with student-centered learning in mind, including activities for students to develop valuable 21st century skills and academic mindset.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Pearson
Date Added:
10/06/2016
Our Rights Of The Child Scrapbook
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Respecting a child's race, colour, gender, religion, political view, nationality, origin of birth. What does this have to do with the students in my classroom or children all over the world? Ethics and social responsibility in the classroom are invited in this unit of study.Have your students ever thought about looking at an idea through different lenses? What about thinking about one item in different ways? Through the thinking, writing, speaking exercises the students will examine the Declaration of the Rights of The Child and will create a scrapbook weaving multiple genres.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Individual Authors
Provider Set:
Individual Authors
Author:
Individual Authors
Date Added:
03/07/2012
Teachers as Content & Knowledge Creators: Understanding Creative Commons, OER, and Visual Literacy to Empower Diverse Voices
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This module was created in response to an observed need by BranchED and the module authors for efforts to increase the recognition, adaptation, and use of open educational resources (OER) among pre- and in-service teachers and the faculty who work in educator preparation programs. The module's purpose is to position teacher educators, teacher candidates and in-service teachers as empowered content creators. By explicitly teaching educators about content that has been licensed for re-use and informing them about their range of options for making their own works available to others, they will gain agency and can make inclusive and equity-minded decisions about curriculum content. The module provides instructional materials, resources, and activities about copyright, fair use, public domain, OER, and visual literacy to provide users with a framework for selecting, modifying, and developing curriculum materials.

Subject:
Information Science
Visual Arts
Graphic Design
Education
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Kimberly Grotewold
LisaL Kulka
Tasha Martinez
Karen Kohler
Date Added:
07/05/2020
Washington Models for the Evaluation of Bias Content in Instructional Materials
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Developed in 2009, this framework was designed for Washington educators to evaluate instructional content for bias using five dimensions: Gender/Sex, Multicultural, Persons with Disabilities, Socio-Economic Status, and Family.Visit the updated 2020 version: Screening for Biased Content in Instructional Materials | OSPI

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Melinda Boland
Megan Simmons
Barbara Soots
Date Added:
06/03/2020
What is your American History?
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Created by NHPRC Teacher Participant/Creator Deirdre H. Tuite for US History; Adaptable to other grades. Throughout this year we study how the United States came to fruition. We evaluate the reasons behind the establishment of the United States and the key figures in our history. However, it is important to remember that students too are part of America’s history. The student's history is our nation’s history. As we progress through the year, these assignments have students documenting their own history, through various projects: an interview, a community snapshot, and family artifact, ending with a personal essay.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Kathryn Shaughnessy
Date Added:
09/30/2019
World History: Cultures, States, and Societies (Global Remix)
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This is a remixed version of World History: Culture, States, and Societies to 1500 by Berger, et al. It's a textbook suitable for the World History survey. I have reorganized the text in order to provide a more globally integrated narrative. Each chapter invites students to compare and contrast developments across regions during a period of time.

This version of the book retains the text of the original but with updated references to chapters. I verified and, if necessary, updated links to online resources. In cases where the exact illustration used in the original version was not available, I have substituted equivalent ones. I also created and edited segues and other “connective tissue” as well to (hopefully) ensure that this version of the book reads as smoothly as the original.

Additional changes include:

More concise lists of “key terms” in each chapter
Expanded coverage of the Persian Empire
Expanded coverage of the end of the Yuan Dynasty
Added brief overview of the early Ming Dynasty including the voyages of Zheng He
Work on this adaption was generously sponsored by a grant from Michigan Colleges Online, a project of the Michigan Community College Association.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Aaron Gulyas
Date Added:
06/12/2018