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2D Representations of 3D Objects
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to visualize two-dimensional cross-sections of representations of three-dimensional objects. In particular, the lesson will help you identify and help students who have difficulties recognizing and drawing two-dimensional cross-sections at different points along a plane of a representation of a three-dimensional object.

Subject:
Geometry
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Date Added:
04/26/2013
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)
Date Added:
04/26/2013
Applying Angle Theorems
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This lesson unit is intended to help you assess how well students are able to use geometric properties to solve problems. In particular, it will support you in identifying and helping students who have the following difficulties: Solving problems relating to using the measures of the interior angles of polygons; and solving problems relating to using the measures of the exterior angles of polygons.

Subject:
Geometry
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Date Added:
04/26/2013
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.

Subject:
Algebra
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Date Added:
04/26/2013
CCSS Professional Development: Math Module 1
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Through funding provided by Georgia’s Race to the Top initiative and in partnership with the Georgia Department of Education, new self-paced common core professional development course Mathematics teachers.

The Georgia Department of Education has developed two flexible, ready-to-use courses intended to support Georgia educators in the understanding and effective implementation of the CCGPS.

The courses may be used by individual educators, professional learning communities, or by districts or schools. The time required for the courses may be customized for a variety of applications by expanding the amount of time spent on the activities and in discussion.

Each course contains hands-on activities, related readings and research, recommended topics for discussion, web and video resources, and self-assessments.

The content of the courses was developed under a grant from the U. S. Department of Education. However, the content does not necessarily represent the policy of the U. S. Department of Education, and endorsement by the Federal Government should not be assumed.

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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Georgia Department of Education
Provider Set:
Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
02/10/2014
CCSS Professional Development: Math Module 2
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Through funding provided by Georgia’s Race to the Top initiative and in partnership with the Georgia Department of Education, new self-paced common core professional development courses are available for Mathematics teachers.

The Georgia Department of Education has developed two flexible, ready-to-use courses intended to support Georgia educators in the understanding and effective implementation of the CCGPS.

The courses may be used by individual educators, professional learning communities, or by districts or schools. The time required for the courses may be customized for a variety of applications by expanding the amount of time spent on the activities and in discussion.

Each course contains hands-on activities, related readings and research, recommended topics for discussion, web and video resources, and self-assessments.

The content of the courses was developed under a grant from the U. S. Department of Education. However, the content does not necessarily represent the policy of the U. S. Department of Education, and endorsement by the Federal Government should not be assumed.

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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Georgia Department of Education
Provider Set:
Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
02/10/2014
CCSS Professional Development: Math Module 3
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Through funding provided by Georgia’s Race to the Top initiative and in partnership with the Georgia Department of Education, new self-paced common core professional development courses are available for English Mathematics teachers.

The Georgia Department of Education has developed two flexible, ready-to-use courses intended to support Georgia educators in the understanding and effective implementation of the CCGPS.

The courses may be used by individual educators, professional learning communities, or by districts or schools. The time required for the courses may be customized for a variety of applications by expanding the amount of time spent on the activities and in discussion.

Each course contains hands-on activities, related readings and research, recommended topics for discussion, web and video resources, and self-assessments.

The content of the courses was developed under a grant from the U. S. Department of Education. However, the content does not necessarily represent the policy of the U. S. Department of Education, and endorsement by the Federal Government should not be assumed.

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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Georgia Department of Education
Provider Set:
Georgia Virtual Learning
Date Added:
02/10/2014
Calculating Volumes of Compound Objects
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This lesson unit is intended to help teahcers assess how well students solve problems involving measurement, and in particular, to identify and help students who have the following difficulties; computing measurements using formulas; decomposing compound shapes into simpler ones; using right triangles and their properties to solve real-world problems.

Subject:
Geometry
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Date Added:
04/26/2013
The Challenge of Assessing Language Proficiency Aligned to the Common Core State Standards and Some Possible Solutions
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The authors discuss the challenges of assessing English Language Proficiency (ELP) in ways that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and then make recommendations for developers of the next generation ELP assessments.They identify challenges around three sets of related issues: Identifying language knowledge and skills in the CCSS. Defining alignment in the context of ELP assessments. Articulating a new ELP standards framework that can guide states in their development of next generation ELP standards and assessments.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Assessment
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Stanford University School of Education
Provider Set:
Understanding Language
Author:
Alison Bailey, Mikyung Kim Wolf
Date Added:
04/11/2012
Classifying Solutions to Systems of Equations
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to classify solutions to a pair of linear equations by considering their graphical representations. In particular, this unit aims to help teachers identify and assist students who have difficulties in: using substitution to complete a table of values for a linear equation; identifying a linear equation from a given table of values; and graphing and solving linear equations.

Subject:
Algebra
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Date Added:
04/26/2013
Common Core State Standards: A New Foundation for Student Success
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The Common Core State Standards are the result of a collaborative effort of the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Governors Association for Best Practices to ensure that the nation's students will be ready to be productive and successful in college and the global workplace.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Hunt Institute and CCSSO
OER Commons
Provider Set:
Common Core Reference Collection
Author:
Coleman, David
Pimentel, Susan
Date Added:
01/10/2011
Common Core State Standards: Principles of Development
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This is a presentation of the five principles upon which the Common Core Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics are built, the first of which is that upon meeting these standards, students are college-and-career ready. This video discusses the process under which the Common Core standards were developed.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Hunt Institute and CCSSO
OER Commons
Provider Set:
Common Core Reference Collection
Author:
Coleman, David
Pimentel, Susan
Date Added:
01/10/2011
Comparing Investments
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to interpret exponential and linear functions and in particular to identify and help students who have the following difficulties: translating between descriptive, algebraic and tabular data, and graphical representation of the functions; recognizing how, and why, a quantity changes per unit intervale; and to achieve these goals students work on simple and compound interest problems.

Subject:
Algebra
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Date Added:
04/26/2013
Complete Guide to Creating Text Dependent Questions
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Thorough explanation of the how and why of text-dependent questions for close, analytic reading. Includes examples.

The Common Core State Standards for reading strongly focus on students gathering evidence, knowledge, and insight from what they read. Indeed, eighty to ninety percent of the Reading Standards in each grade require text dependent analysis; accordingly, aligned curriculum materials should have a similar percentage of text dependent questions.

As the name suggests, a text dependent question specifically asks a question that can only be answered by referring explicitly back to the text being read. It does not rely on any particular background information extraneous to the text nor depend on students having other experiences or knowledge; instead it privileges the text itself and what students can extract from what is before them.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Achieve the Core
OER Commons
Provider Set:
Common Core Reference Collection
Date Added:
05/10/2012
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Condon Science Project: Oregon Science Project Introductory NGSS PD Module for Learning Facilitators
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This four-part module has been developed as an initial component developed to prepare leaders of K-12 professional development to engage in independent study and initial exploration of culturally responsive teaching, the NGSS shifts, and relevant connections between NGSS and Common Core. This is part of a larger equity-focused professional development program designed for K-12 facilitators of NGSS working in throughout the rural areas of Oregon.It will take approximately 2 hours to complete and brings together many already developed resources in new ways. Module A is the introductory module for the Oregon Science Project NGSS Learning Facilitator Program. An Oregon Science Project Digital Badge is available for anyone who completes this module.If you have any feedback please email ctrecha at oregonscienceproject.org

Subject:
Education
Physical Science
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Cristina Trecha
Sarah Carlson
Date Added:
12/06/2017
Creating Text Sets for Whole-Class Instruction
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Students are more likely to meet Common Core expectations for reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language if they are working with texts on a regular basis. Organizing a curriculum around a series of text sets can provide those opportunities for students. This organization is supported by the PARCC Model Content Frameworks.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Louisiana Department of Education
OER Commons
Provider Set:
Common Core Reference Collection
Date Added:
10/30/2013
Criteria for Resources Aligned to Common Core State Standards in Mathematics
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Developed by one of the authors of the Common Core State Standards, the seven criteria for resources outlined in this document should guide development of curriculum modules and accompanying materials. Seven criteria are: Promote Effectiveness, Quality Materials, Develop Mathematical Practices, Balance of Approach, Capacity-building, Content Alignment, Comprehensiveness.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
EngageNY
OER Commons
Provider Set:
Common Core Reference Collection
Author:
Jason Zimba
Date Added:
05/15/2012
Deep Dive into the Math Shifts
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This module fosters a careful understanding of the Common Core State Standards math shifts. Participants take a deep dive into the major work of grades K-8, build a deeper understanding of the coherence of the Standards, and work through sample problems that reflect the "rigor" expected by the Standards.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
OER Commons
Student Achievement Partners
Provider Set:
Common Core Reference Collection
Date Added:
07/01/2013
Defining Regions Using Inequalities
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to use linear inequalities to create a set of solutions. In particular, the lesson will help teachers identify and assist students who have difficulties in: representing a constraint by shading the correct side of the inequality line; and understanding how combining inequalities affects a solution space.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Date Added:
04/26/2013
Designing: Candy Cartons
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This lesson unit is intended to help teachers assess how well students are able to: Select appropriate mathematical methods to use for an unstructured problem; interpret a problem situation, identifying constraints and variables, and specify assumptions; work with 2- and 3-dimensional shapes to solve a problem involving capacity and surface area; and communicate their reasoning clearly.

Subject:
Geometry
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shell Center for Mathematical Education
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP)
Date Added:
04/26/2013