Common Core Sense

Tapping the Power of the Mathematical Practices

The Standards for Mathematical Practice provide an excellent foundation for encouraging students to think, reason, and persevere like mathematicians. Many elementary school teachers, however, face a challenge unpacking these practices and figuring out how to implement them in their classrooms.

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The Standards for Mathematical Practice provide an excellent foundation for encouraging students to think, reason, and persevere like mathematicians. Many elementary school teachers, however, face a challenge unpacking these practices and figuring out how to implement them in their classrooms.

Christine Moynihan wrote Common Core Sense: Tapping the Power of the Mathematical Practices with the goal of making the practices more explicit, learnable, and accessible. Moynihan shows...read more

About the Author(s)

Christine Moynihan has been a classroom teacher in K-6 classrooms, a mathematics curriculum specialist, and an elementary school principal in Newton, Massachusetts. She is currently a consultant who works with schools and districts to assist them in improving their quality of education.

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Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: Mathematical Practice 1: Make Sense of Problems and Persevere in Solving Them
Chapter 2: Mathematical Practice 2: Reason Abstractly and Quantitatively
Chapter 3: Mathematical Practice 3: Construct Viable Arguments and Critique the Reasoning of Others
Chapter 4: Mathematical Practice 4: Model with Mathematics
Chapter 5: Mathematical Practice 5: Use Appropriate Tools Strategically
Chapter 6: Mathematical Practice 6: Attend to Precision
Chapter 7: Mathematical Practice 7: Look For and Make Use of Structure
Chapter 8: Mathematical Practice 8: Look For and Express Regularity and Repeated Reasoning
Chapter 9: Moving Forward
References
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-5
Media: 174 pp/paperMedia: E-BookMedia: E-Book/Print
Year: 2015
Item No: 1004Item No: 1052Item No: 1B04
ISBN: 978-162531-004-0ISBN: 978-162531-052-1ISBN: 978-162531-B04-0

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