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Classroom Challenges

Here you can access formative assessment lesson plans, student materials, PowerPoint slides, and other resources to facilitate the implementation of the Classroom Challenges in support of the Common Core State Standards.

Featuring work from the Mathematics Assessment Resource Service & the Mathematics Design Collaborative.

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These resources provide an overview of the history and adoption of the Common Core State Standards in mathematics. Learn about the relationship between mathematics and the Common Core State Standards, including how the standards affect classroom instruction.
Curriculum, Assessment, and the CCSM
Resource: Web Resource
This report highlights the key findings from the national conference "Moving Forward Together: Curriculum & Assessment and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics."
Common Standards and New Assessments for K–12
Download: PDF Document
Recommendations from the National Forum convened by the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (White Paper). This white paper from the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences discusses the new assessments that will accompany the Common Core State Standards for mathematics.
The Mathematics Standards: How They Were Developed and Who Was Involved (McCallum & Zimba)
Video: 8 min 11 sec
This Hunt Institute video introduces the Common Core State Standards for mathematics, as well as how and by whom they were developed.
The Mathematics Standards: Key Changes and Their Evidence (McCallum)
Video: 4 min 37 sec
This Hunt Institute video focuses on the Common Core State Standards in mathematics, their key changes, and the evidence that supports the changes.
The Importance of Mathematical Practices (McCallum & Zimba)
Video: 4 min 1 sec
This Hunt Institute video explains how the Common Core State Standards for mathematics encompass two sets of standards: content and the standards for mathematical practice. The same eight mathematical practices standards are taught from grades K–12.
Building a Deeper Understanding of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Arkansas Department of Education
Download: PowerPoint Document
PPT This PowerPoint presentation from the Arkansas Department of Education provides an overview of the Common Core State Standards for mathematics.
Gathering Momentum for Algebra
Video: 2 min 8 sec
In this Hunt Institute video, William McCallum notes that algebra is gaining momentum under the Common Core State Standards.
Helping Teachers: Coherence and Focus (McCallum)
Video: 1 min 39 sec
Coherence and focus, two defining characteristics of the Common Core State Standards for mathematics, are covered in this Hunt Institute video.
High School Math Courses (McCallum)
Video: 2 min 49 sec
In this Hunt Institute video, William McCallum discusses the key changes that will occur in high school mathematics courses with the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
Mathematics Fluency: A Balanced Approach (McCallum)
Video: 1 min 56 sec
This Hunt Institute video explains why mathematics fluency is important to student success.

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