This year we are proud to begin teaching and learning Common Core aligned Everday Math!
Here is an example of why I believe that our new curriculum will give students a strong foundation in number sense. Previously, students were taught to simply memorize algorithms, but much like Ma and Pa Kettle, it's easy to mix those up. Everyday Math enables students to have fluency and number sense!
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Seeing Struggle Math Learners as 'Sense Makers', Not 'Mistake Makers'-article from KQED News
UNIT 1 Resources
RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS
Internet4Classrooms: Grade level math worksheets covering all common core standards!
RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES
IXL-provides a fun and engaging environment in which students can practice their math skils and be rewarded for their hard work. If you purchase a membership, you can also set goals, track students' progress, and monitor their usage information.
Khan Academy-features a library of over 2,700 instructional videos and 240 practice exercises covering a variety of subjects, including many elementary mathematics topics.
Xtra Math is a free web-based program that helps students master basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. Students learn to recall them quickly and accurately and can then use these math facts as a basis on which to build more complex problem-solving skills.
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