Monthly Archives: March 2015

SMP #6: Attend to Precision – Heinemann

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By June Mark, Paul Goldenberg, and Jane Kang (@EDCtweets), Education Development Center, coauthors of Transition to Algebra. The word “precision” calls to mind accuracy and correctness. While accuracy in calculation is a part, clarity in communication is the main intent. The habit of striving for clarity, simplicity, and precision in both speech and writing is …

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Achievethecore.org :: Fraction Concepts Mini-Assessment

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This mini-assessment is designed to illustrate some of the fraction concepts listed in clusters 4.NF.A and 4.NF.B, which set an expectation for students to deepen their understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering and to develop their understanding of operations on fractions.

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SMP #5: Use Appropriate Tools Strategically – Heinemann

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By John SanGiovanni (@JohnSanGiovanni), coauthor of the Mastering the Basic Math Facts series Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Three students walk into a math classroom. They confront 709 – 340. Krista uses a number line to count back with three jumps of 100, a jump of 50, and another jump of 19. …

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New Draft of NBT Progression

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Here the almost final draft of the Progression on Number and Operations in Base Ten, K–5. It incorporates many changes in response to comments here on this blog and elsewhere. In addition to numero…

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The group of progression documents provide valuable insights to Common Core Mathematics.

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