Monthly Featured Resource

  • January 2021

    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.

    Tallies, Ten Frames, and Baseball Games (Pre K-2)    
    Students rotate roles and responsibilities to record the wins, losses, and equations associated with Baseball games. 

    Seeing Geometry in Art (3-5)    
    Students will identify various geometric shapes in art work from different cultures. They will not the frequency of shapes used by different artists.

    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. 

    State Names 
    Students use multiple representations to display how many times the letters of the alphabet is used in a state name. Concepts explored: stem and leaf, box* whisker plots, histograms. 

    High School (9-12)

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

    Building Connections
    This month CRC is promoting the use of representations and Building Connections provides many opportunities for students to do just that! In this lesson students translate between pictorial, written, and verbal representations of polynomials!

    As you explore MyNCTM, be sure to check out the Elementary, Middle, 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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