Category Archives: Common Core

McTighe and Wiggins on the Common Core: Five Big Ideas Connecting the Standards to Curriculum

Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins have published a paper From Common Core Standards to Curriculum: Five Big Ideas that is a distillation of their take on how best to approach the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  They … Continue reading

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Cindy Brooker’s List of CCSSM Resources for K – 5 Math (and some K – 12)

I subscribe to Darren Burris’ Common Core Online Scoop.It in my ongoing search for good CCSSM resources. He recently posted a link to Cindy Brooker’s learnist Common Core Math Great K – 5 Resource Walk, where she has created an … Continue reading

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North Country Supervisory Union – August 23, 2012 Inservice

Agenda 8-23-12-Inservice-Agenda Resources for Investigating Content Standards for Grades K – 8 Digital Form of Paper Copy of CCSSM Illustrative Mathematics CCSSM Hyperlinked Progressions Map Key Instructional Shifts for K – 8  CCSSM Teachers are Gardeners Video Sir Kenneth Robinson Principles … Continue reading

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CVEDC Grade 6 – 8 CCSSM (August 2012)

CVEDC Grade 6 – 8 Course on CCSSM (August 2012) Day 1 – Tuesday, August 7, 2012 CCSSM Grade 6 – 8 Day 1 Agenda Day 1 Overview of Week Powerpoint Graduate Credit Information CVEDC Grade 6 – 8 Grad … Continue reading

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Common Core Bad Branding + CCSSMath website (Loads of Well-Organized Resources!)

Daily I find more and more resources that can help teachers as they implement the CCSSM.  The sheer quantity of resources can be overwhelming and as I plan for courses and presentations, my problem is not a lack of resources, … Continue reading

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Excellent Math Resources from NASA

I stumbled across an online exchange between Kim Moore and Judith Chaffee on the ETA EdWeb community Implementing Common Core Standards in Mathematics, a blog to which I subscribe.   Kim had introduced Judith to a NASA site, Spacemath and Judith … Continue reading

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How Does the K-8 Publisher’s Criteria for CCSSM Help the Classroom Teacher?

Hot off the presses is the K-8 Publishers’ Criteria for the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, written by the three lead authors of CCSSM:  Phil Daro, Bill McCallum, and Jason Zimba.  According to a post in Bill McCallum’s blog, the … Continue reading

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K – 5 Math Teaching Resources website

I came across a good, clean, simple website: K – 5 Math Teaching Resources.  The author of the site is a K – 5 math consultant who created the site as a place to organize the resources she uses in … Continue reading

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Mary Dooms’ Grade 6 Wiki – Great Resources!

Mary Dooms sent a comment to this blog in response to my July 4th post on GeoGebra Central – Applets for Grades 6 – 12: As an fyi: I have been gathering GeoGebra applets that support the sixth grade common … Continue reading

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America Achieves Common Core: Excellent Site for CCSSM Videos of Teachers/Students at Work

Yet another scoop from Darren Burris on his Scoop.It “Common Core Online” : America Achieves Common Core is a non-profit initiative backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The site features “a video and lesson resource project. The video modules on this site exemplify the … Continue reading

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