Monthly Featured Resource

  • November 2020 

    Each month, NCTM provides its members with one highlighted classroom resource per grade band. These resources are updated during the first week of every month.

    Elementary (K-5)

    For each grade level, Kindergarten through 5th grade, you will find resources focused on the major work of each grade level.

    Creating, Describing, and Analyzing Patterns (Pre K-2)    
    Students can explore and set the level of challenge they would like for making and continuing patterns in this Illuminations interactive.

    Analyzing Designs (3-5)    
    Students will explore rotational symmetry by creating their own unique quilts. Students will predict the effects of their design choices on the design with regard to turns, slides and flips.

    Middle School (6-8)

    For each grade level, 6th through 8th grade, you will find resources focused on the major work of each grade level.

    How Did I Move?

    Collaboratively, students investigate movement on a football field to apply the concepts of functions and systems of equations.

    High School (9-12)

    The high school library is divided into content areas: Algebra and Functions, Probability and Statistics, Geometry, and Number and Operations. 

    Is the Fair Fair?  
    Is the Fair Fair? Students figure out the probability of winning a game in this lesson but its a fantastic resource for teachers too! Examples of student responses in the teacher packet demonstrate the various ways that the learning goal can be mastered.

    As you explore MyNCTM, be sure to check out the  ElementaryMiddle, and  High School resource libraries. There you will find some of NCTM's best resources, organized by grade level and by key concept within each grade level. You'll find resources from Illuminations, journal articles that blend research with classroom activities and lessons, games from Calculation Nation, and more! If you find a resource you might use in your classroom, click to "Favorite" it and you'll always be able to find it on your profile page (under My Contributions). We'll also use those Favorites to help us feature and share the most popular resources. And if you have another favorite resource, whether it's from NCTM, something you created, or a link to share from another source, you can add it to the library as well, and it might just show up in our Featured Resources one day!

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