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Instructional Resources

Utah Core Standards

Illustrations and Examples Relating to the Core

College & Career Ready Standards in Mathematics
Arizona Department of Education
Common Core Conversation
Common Core State Standards Resource
Elementary Mathematics
Granite School District
Elementary Mathematics
Jordan School District
Illustrative Mathematics Project
Illustrating the Standards for Mathematical Practices
National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM)
Ohio Department of Education
NC Common Core Instructional Support Tools
Public Schools of North Carolina
Utah Core Standards for Mathematics
Utah Education Network (UEN)
Utah Core Standards Guides
Videos Illustrating Topics in the Core
Teaching Channel

The Mathematics Commmon Core Toolbox

The Dana Center at the University of Texas


Core Progressions Documents

Progression for Counting and Cardinality and Operations and Algebraic Thinking, K-5
Progression for Number and Operations in Base Ten, K-5
Progression for Number and Operations- Fractions, 3-5
Progression for Geometry, K-6
Progression for Geometric Measurement, K-5
Progression for Measurement and Data, K-5

This document is a set of elaborations and explanations of how students in grades K-5 may show proficiency in the Standards for Mathematical Practice:
Elaborations on the Standards for Mathematical Practice.

Tools for Learning About and Teaching the Core

Achieve the Core
Common Core Resources
Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics (KATM)
EduCore: Tools for Teaching the Common Core
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development(ASCD)
Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 Through 8 (From the What Works Clearing House)
Resources and Tools for Elementary Math Specialists and Teachers
Tools for the Common Core Standards
Common Core Tools
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What Are Some Strategies for Facilitating Productive Classroom Discussions?
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

These documents show how the concepts in the core progress from grade to grade:
Utah Core State Standards Learning Trajectories by Standard K-6
Utah State Standards Trajectories by Cluster K-6

This is a very detailed look at the standards. It includes a thorough trajectory of concepts both horizintally (on grade level) and vertically (across grade levels). As you click on each hexagon you also get a very detailed unpacking of each standard with such things as possible misconceptions, teaching tips, and conceptual background. Very Nice! Go to: 


Instructional Resources

The Utah 3-Teir Model of Mathematics Instruction
Exceptional Preparation for the Common Core
Financial Literacy for Elementary Students
CK-12 Foundation
Fraction Operations and Initial Decimal Ideas
Rational Number Project
Grades Pre-K through
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
Grades 3 through 5
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
Initial Fraction Ideas
Rational Number Project
Math Playground
Practice Math K-12
IXL Learning
Math Vocabulary Page
Granite School District

Asking Questions and Getting Help

Ask Dr. Math
The Math Forum
The Math Forum @ Drexel
Tools for the Common Core Standards
Common Core Tools
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Curriculum Resources from the New York State Education Department
Share My Lesson
Lesson Plans and resources from the American Federation of Teachers

Sources for Rich Mathematics Tasks (Problem Solving)


2011 Sixth Grade Core Academy TasksTeacher created tasks from the summer 2011 Core Academy. Access is open to anyone. Tasks are currently being sifted and edited to ensure quality. Your input is welcome.
2012 Kindergarten through 5th Grade Core Academy Tasks
Publicly available. See the navigation bar on the right of the wiki home page to accesss grade level tasks. Tasks are currently being sifted and edited to ensure quality. Your input is welcome.
Utah State Office of Education (USOE)
Common Core State Standards for Mathematics
Inside Mathematics Resources for Common Core Content Standards and Mathematical Practice Standards.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Mathematics Task Center
Black Douglas Professional Education Services
University of Cambridge
Problems From Teaching Children Mathematics: Calendar Problems
Student Explorations in Mathematics
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Must be an NCTM member to access.