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Should Students Be Asked to Derive the Quadratic Formula?

In the LinkedIn NCSM Math Leadership network, Jenifer Vialva asks: Is deriving the quadratic formula through completing the square too hard…

Started by Judy Wheeler

0 Aug 16, 2012

Smarter Balance Releases Sample Item Grade Level Packets Gr.3-HS

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) has released sample items that teachers and districts can use as part of their preparation in…

Started by Judy Wheeler

0 Aug 14, 2012

Updated post on information/links/discussion about implementing the CCSS in Algebra 1

If you are looking to switch your Algebra 1 class over to the Common Core State Standards, here is a compilation of information to help you…

Started by Sean Karsten

0 Aug 13, 2012

Is Algebra Necessary?

Some of you may have seen the recent opinion piece "Is Algebra Necessary?" in the New York Times (spoiler: the author concludes that Algebr…

Started by David Young

1 Aug 6, 2012
Reply by David Young

Math Practices and the Common Core Webinar

Here is a link to a free webinar on July 26 at 2:00 p.m. Math Practices and the Common Core Webinar This is the description.  It looks very…

Started by Claudia Heinrich

2 Aug 3, 2012
Reply by Judy Wheeler

Study Finds Algebra-for-All Policy Harmed High-Achievers

In our push to provide acces to all students to become proficient in algebra, are we harming our high-achievers? One study finds evidence t…

Started by Judy Wheeler

0 Aug 3, 2012

One-Stop Shop to Keep Up-to-Date with the Common Core Standards for Math

There is a most wonderful website developed by Danielle Seabold, the K-12 Mathematics Consultant at Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service…

Started by Judy Wheeler

0 Jul 29, 2012

Smarter Balance Releases Training Videos and Power Points

Here is a weblink on the Smarter Balance Assessment Consoritum website that you may be interested in exploring. SBAC Item Writing and Revie…

Started by Judy Wheeler

0 Jul 28, 2012

MCTM Book Club, 5 Practices

I am participating in the MCTM Book Club this summer.  It is really easy, one chapter is covered every 2 weeks.  The facilitator sends out…

Started by Claudia Heinrich

0 Jul 26, 2012

What are your favorite websites for Common Core resources?

Thanks to member Fawn Nguyen for the heads up on http://www.achievethecore.org. I hadn't heard about this website, but just today Curriculu…

Started by Judy Wheeler

5 Jul 20, 2012
Reply by Sean Karsten

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