1st Edition

Strategies for Common Core Mathematics Implementing the Standards for Mathematical Practice, K-5

By Leslie A. Texas, Tammy Jones Copyright 2013
    176 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    160 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    This new, practical book provides an explanation of each of the eight mathematical practices and gives elementary school educators specific instructional strategies that align with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

    Math teachers, curriculum coordinators, and district math supervisors get practical ideas on how to engage elementary school students in mathematical practices, develop problem-solving skills, and promote higher-order thinking. Learn how to scaffold activities across grades and get strategies you can implement immediately in your classroom. All K-5 mathematics educators should have this book in their professional libraries!

    Section 1: The Doorway to the Common Core
    Section 2: Framing Strategies for Implementing SMPs #1, #5, and #6

    Problem-Solving Process
    Visual Vocabulary
    Puzzling Problems
    Section 3: Strategies for Implementing Combinations of SMPs
    ABC Sum Race
    Grid Games
    Matching Mania
    Walk This Way
    What’s My Move?
    Appendix A: Blackline Masters for Strategies and Illustrations
    Appendix B: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics Resources





    Leslie Texas, Tammy Jones