Mathematics

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Math

Ways to Measure One and a Half Cups

A fourth-grade teacher asks students to help solve his problem of measuring 1-1/2 cups without either a 1-cup or a 1/2-cup measuring cup, and instead with the use of many other size measuring cups. Students write number sentences to describe the results of their measurement exploration.

FEATURING: Keith Phelps, Fourth-Grade Teacher, Eliza Hart Spalding School of Math and Technology (ID)

SOURCE: Doing What Works

Solving a Real-World Fraction Division Problem

A fifth-grade teacher poses a fraction division problem and challenges students to find different approaches to a solution. One student uses a number line; others use build-up strategies.

 

FEATURING: Brett Mosely, Fifth-Grade Teacher, Eliza Hart Spalding School of Math and Technology (ID)

SOURCE:  Doing What Works

Common Core Standards

Learn how districts can think about the new rigor required in building a local comprehensive assessment system that reflects the Common Core State Standards.

 

FEATURING: Joseph Sassone, WestEd

SOURCE: Schools Moving Up

Common Core Standards

Receive an overview of the Common Core standards, spotlighting areas that help curriculum specialists improve the development of district curriculum documents, including pacing guides.

 

FEATURING:  Ruth McKenna, WestEd; Joseph Sassone, WestEd

SOURCE: Schools Moving Up

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