1st Edition

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

ISBN 9781596672420
Published April 30, 2013 by Routledge
160 Pages

USD $29.95

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Book Description

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!

Table of Contents

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




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