How do you help your students demonstrate mathematical proficiency toward the learning expectations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)?
This teacher guide illustrates how to sustain successful implementation of the CCSS for mathematics for grades 3–5. Discover what students should learn and how they should learn it at each grade level, including deep support for the unique work for Number & Operations—Fractions in grades 3–5 and learning progression models that capstone expectations for middle school mathematics readiness.
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How do you help your students demonstrate mathematical proficiency toward the learning expectations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)?
This teacher guide illustrates how to sustain successful implementation of the CCSS for mathematics for grades K–2. Discover what students should learn and how they should learn it at each grade level, including insight into prekindergarten early childhood readiness expectations for the K–2 standards, as well as the unique Counting and Cardinality standards for kindergarten.
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Connecting the Standards, Improving Mathematical Instruction
By connecting the CCSSM to previous standards and practices, the book serves as a valuable guide for teachers and administrators in implementing the CCSSM to make mathematics education the best and most effective for all students.

Help your upper elementary school student develop a robust understanding of rational numbers.

Boost student participation and proficiency with high-yield, effective mathematical routines.

Connect the Process of Problem Solving with the Content of the Common Core
The 38 problems and tasks for students in this book are organized into the major areas of the Common Core for grades 3–5: operations and algebraic thinking; number and operations in base ten; fractions; measurements and data; and geometry.

Connect the Process of Problem Solving with the Content of the Common Core Mathematics educators have long worked to help students to develop problem-solving skills. More recently, they have sought to provide students with the knowledge in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This volume is the second in a series from NCTM that equips classroom teachers with targeted, highly effective problems for achieving both goals at once. For every mathematics educator, the books in this series will illuminate a crucial link between problem solving and the Common Core State Standards.

Award-winning author Page Keeley and mathematics expert Cheryl Rose Tobey apply the successful format of Keeley’s best-selling Science Formative Assessment to mathematics. They provide 75 formative assessment strategies and show teachers how to use them to inform instructional planning and better meet the needs of all students. Research shows that formative assessment has the power to significantly improve learning, and its many benefits include:
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What tasks can you offer—what questions can you ask—to determine what your students know or don’t know—and move them forward in their thinking?
This book focuses on the specialized pedagogical content knowledge that you need to teach fractions effectively in grades 3–5. The authors demonstrate how to use this multifaceted knowledge to address the big ideas and essential understandings that students must develop for success with fractions—not only in their current work, but also in higher-level mathematics and a myriad of real-world contexts.

Do your students believe that division "doesn't make sense" if the divisor is greater than the dividend?
Explore rich, researched-based strategies and tasks that show how students are reasoning about and making sense of mulitplication and division.

This accessible book provides math teachers with support for differentiated instruction. Math coaches can use it to assist teachers with their transition to the Common Core State Standards. All teachers will find it helpful to see the mathematical fraction learning that precedes and follows the grades that they teach. It is also an excellent text for preservice teachers as they prepare themselves and their students to understand and teach math with a deep level of understanding.
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Linking assessment to everday classroom instruction requires a shift in both thinking and practice. For many, the term assessment simply means grade. Using Classroom Assessment to Improve Student Learning shows how teachers can move away from using tests, letter or numerical grades, or passing or failing as evidence of student learning to creating a rich classroom environment that is conducive to effective formative assessment.