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PARCC | Practice Tests

Portal for all of the resources required by states and districts to administer the PARCC Assessment.
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Finally the long overdue PARCC PBA practice items!

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Inspiring Students to Math Success and a Growth Mindset

Inspiring Students to Math Success and a Growth Mindset | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it

Common core based lesson plans and math tasks and ways to instill positive math beliefs. Easy to use in classrooms or home by teachers and parents.


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Using Graphic Organizers in Math to Increase Independence

Using Graphic Organizers in Math to Increase Independence | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
Using Graphic Organizers in Math to Increase Independence by Rachel Jacobsen As a special education teacher I am given the challenge to support those with some of the greatest obstacles to learning...

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Planning to Assess: How to Align Your Instruction

Planning to Assess: How to Align Your Instruction | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
We’ve partnered with PARCC to bring you a set of tools for analyzing how standards, evidences, and tasks interact and applying these understandings to instruction.
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NWOCA Next Generation Assessments Resources

NWOCA Next Generation Assessments Resources | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
NWOCA Next Generation Assessments Resources
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A well organized group of test resources.

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Unpacking an Effective Mathematics Lesson

http://tapintoteenminds.com This video will unpack an effective mathematics lesson by looking at the four most important parts to ensure students will develo...

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Collaborating to Plan a Common Core Math Lesson

Collaborating to Plan a Common Core Math Lesson | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it

Watch as 2 math teachers collaborate and plan for a Common Core math lesson. They reflect on how lesson went previously and discuss goals for the lesson.


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The XKCD Guide to the Universe's Most Bizarre Physics | WIRED

The XKCD Guide to the Universe's Most Bizarre Physics | WIRED | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
Randall Munroe is the author of What If: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions, published in September.
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Engaging All Students in Common Core Math

Engaging All Students in Common Core Math | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it

In this video series, see four teachers who are committed to making sure all of their students succeed in high school math.


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Differentiation for special education.  "Teach the child, not math."

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What Students Do (And Don't Do) In Khan Academy OR Is Khan Common Core Aligned?

tl;dr -- Khan Academy claims alignment with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) but an analysis of their eighth-grade year indicates that alignment is loose. 40% of Khan Academy exercises assess...

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Differentiate in Small Steps: Give Them Two Problems

Differentiate in Small Steps: Give Them Two Problems | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
Differentiation is difficult. There is no doubt about it. I've been on a mission to find small ways to differentiate without stressing myself out, and without stressing out the teachers I work with...

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This is a great and easy idea for the classroom but I am trying to think of other captions for the problems other than "Happy" and "Stressful".  I want something that indicates "On Target" and "Challenge".  Hmmmmm...

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What's Your Problem with Common Core?

What's Your Problem with Common Core? | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
“Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.” -Chinese Proverb.  If this proverb is true, why is there so much resistance to change in education? Not a...

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Developing Worthwhile Math Problems

Developing Worthwhile Math Problems | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
Watch as teachers learn how to properly develop math problems and tasks to give their students. Many problems with allow students to solve using multiple approaches.
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When the Standard Algorithm Is the Only Algorithm Taught

When the Standard Algorithm Is the Only Algorithm Taught | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
Standards shouldn't dictate curriculum or pedagogy. But there has been some criticism recently that the implementation of CCSS may be effectively forcing a particular pedagogy on teachers. Even if ...
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Ignite! - Watch

Steve Leinwand gives a talk called "It's Instruction, Stupid!" at Key Curriculum Press' Ignite event at the CMC-North Asilomar conference.

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The Man Behind Common Core Math

The Man Behind Common Core Math | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it

The Common Core math standards were largely written by a physics professor working part time in his garage. Now they're in use by tens of millions of students nationwide.


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His work is amazing...A very interesting man.

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Paper Snowflake Maker – Create, save, and share snowflakes with this HTML5 Canvas app. | Rectangle World – HTML5 Canvas and JavaScript: Tutorials and Experiments

Paper Snowflake Maker – Create, save, and share snowflakes with this HTML5 Canvas app. | Rectangle World – HTML5 Canvas and JavaScript: Tutorials and Experiments | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
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A nice application for symmetry and coding.

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Collaborating to Plan a Common Core Math Lesson

Collaborating to Plan a Common Core Math Lesson | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it

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Mathematics Test Documents for PARCC: make sure to see the summative assessment guides!


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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, celebrates Computer Science Education Week with an extensive list of year-round resources for teaching students how to code.
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GreatKids Milestone Videos - Watch kids demonstrate the Reading, Writing and Math standards for grades K-5

GreatKids Milestone Videos - Watch kids demonstrate the Reading, Writing and Math standards for grades K-5 | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it

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10 Tips for Aligning Your Curriculum to the Common Core State Standards [INFOGRAPHIC] - Reading Horizons

10 Tips for Aligning Your Curriculum to the Common Core State Standards [INFOGRAPHIC] - Reading Horizons | Mathematics Education Topics | Scoop.it
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