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Free online CCSS toolbox
Christine A. Noddin
The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin and Agile Mind recently launched the Mathematics Common Core Toolbox to support educators as they implement the new Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
Coaches' Corner: Does your school have number sense?
Can number sense be taught? The Standards for Mathematical Practice point us to specific processes and proficiencies that support the teaching and learning of number sense. Silbey presents a multistep activity designed to motivate teachers to promote number sense in their classrooms and activate the Standards for Mathematical Practice.