Making the Common Core Standards Work by Richard J. Hawkins; Robert J. ManleyMany educators and researchers view the Common Core State Standards as very high standards for schools to achieve. In truth, the standards are the basic standards for the 21st Century. Educators, at every school, need to learn how to redesign their curriculum and their instructional strategies so that the common core state standards are absorbed into the local curriculum. Inside the authors discuss: " How to merge the Common Core State Standards and local curriculum in English Language Arts and Mathematics " The challenges that educators face at local schools and in their communities " A way for school district and school leaders to take advantage of the diversity among faculty, parents and students to differentiate instruction and achieve higher levels of mastery for all students " Multicultural issues, school improvement systems and public policy changes that must be addressed This book provides practical advice, examples, and design considerations that are modifiable for any culture, school, or district that is serious about being part of the new age of American achievement and prosperity.
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 3-5 by Judith A. Muschla; Gary Robert Muschla; Erin Muschla-BerryHelping teachers prepare elementary students to master the common core math standards With the common core math curriculum being adopted by forty-three states, it is imperative that students learn to master those key math standards. Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 3-5 is the only book currently available that provides activities directly correlated to the new core curriculum for math. This text assists teachers with instructing the material and allows students to practice the concepts through use of the grade-appropriate activities included. Students learn in different ways, and Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 3-5 acknowledges that fact through the inclusion of suggestions for variations and extensions of each concept to be used for students with different abilities and learning styles. The activities and lessons are as diverse as the students in your classroom. Inside Teaching with Common Core Math Standards With Hands-On Activities Grades 3-5, you will find: Clear instructions to help you cover the skills and concepts for the new math core curriculum Engaging activities that enforce each core math standard for your students Various suggestions for ways to instruct the concepts to reach the diverse learning styles of your students Complete coverage of mathematical calculations, mathematical reasoning, and problem-solving strategies appropriate for grades 3-5 Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 3-5 prepares students to achieve success in the important area of mathematics. As your students gain an understanding of the common core standards, they will build confidence in their ability to grasp and manipulate mathematical concepts as they move forward to the next level.
Call Number: 372.7044 M971t
Publication Date: 2014-03-10
Curriculum-Based Activities and Resources for Preservice Math Teachers by Gwendolyn M. Lloyd; Vanessa R. Pitts BannisterThis book gives teacher educators a collection of strategies and activities for using Standards-based curriculum materials in mathematics teacher education. In addition, the book offers personal accounts from mathematics teacher educators about how and why they use Standards-based curriculum materials in their teacher education work, as well as reflections about how their PTs learned through engagement with curriculum materials. An invaluable resource for all mathematics teacher educators, this book compiles the different ways the mathematics teacher educators at various universities have used Standards-based curriculum materials. The chapters show how both elementary and secondary prospective teachers can enhance their disposition toward, and understanding of, NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics from both their university coursework and their intern field experiences as they analyse and enact Standards-based curriculum materials.
Call Number: 510.71 C936
Publication Date: 2011-06-01
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 6-8 by Judith A. Muschla; Gary Robert Muschla; Erin MuschlaHelpful advice for teaching Common Core Math Standards to middle-school students The new Common Core State Standards for Mathematics have been formulated to provide students with instruction that will help them acquire a thorough knowledge of math at their grade level, which will in turn enable them to move on to higher mathematics with competence and confidence. Hands-on Activities for Teaching the Common Core Math Standards is designed to help teachers instruct their students so that they will better understand and apply the skills outlined in the Standards. This important resource also gives teachers a wealth of tools and activities that can encourage students to think critically, use mathematical reasoning, and employ various problem-solving strategies. Filled with activities that will help students gain an understanding of math concepts and skills correlated to the Common Core State Math Standards Offers guidance for helping students apply their understanding of math concepts and skills, develop proficiency in calculations, and learn to think abstractly Describes ways to get students to collaborate with other students, utilize technology, communicate ideas about math both orally and in writing, and gain an appreciation of the significance of mathematics to real life This practical and easy-to-use resource will help teachers give students the foundation they need for success in higher mathematics.
Call Number: 510.712 M971t
Publication Date: 2012-04-10
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 9-12 by Gary Robert MuschlaBring Common Core Math into high school with smart, engaging activities Teaching Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 9-12 provides high school teachers with the kind of help they need to begin teaching the standards right away. This invaluable guide pairs each standard with one or more classroom-ready activities and suggestions for variations and extensions. Covering a range of abilities and learning styles, these activities bring the Common Core Math Standards to life as students gain fluency in math communication and develop the skillset they need to tackle successively more complex math courses in the coming years. Make math anxiety a thing of the past as you show your students how they use math every day of their lives, and give them the cognitive tools to approach any math problem with competence and confidence. The Common Core Standards define the knowledge and skills students need to graduate high school fully prepared for college and careers. Meeting these standards positions American students more competitively in the global economy, and sets them on a track to achieve their dreams. This book shows you how to teach the math standards effectively, and facilitate a deeper understanding of math concepts and calculations. Help students apply their understanding of math concepts Teach essential abstract and critical thinking skills Demonstrate various problem-solving strategies Lay a foundation for success in higher mathematics The rapid adoption of the Common Core Standards across the nation has left teachers scrambling for aligned lessons and activities. If you want to bring new ideas into the classroom today, look no further. Teaching Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities is the high school math teacher′s solution for smart, engaging Common Core math.