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Resources on Teaching Math 

Several resources have been created to help teachers effectively teach the CCSS for Mathematics.

  • Sentence frames: Mathematics content sentence frames for grades K-5 can be found here.
  • Student rubric: This rubric by Exemplars is written in student-friendly language for students to self-assess or peer-evaluate. Each of the 5 categories on this rubric generally maps onto the CCSS Standards for Mathematical Practice.
  • Tips for ELL Math Instruction: These articles from Colorín Colorado highlight math strategies for ELLs, as well as additional tips for incorporating academic language and vocabulary instruction into the classroom.
  • TODOS: Mathematics for ALL: The mission of TODOS is to advocate for an equitable and high quality mathematics education for all, in particular Hispanic/Latino students. The professional association offers multiple sources of information to its members such as publications, conferences, and networking opportunities.
  • TESOL International Association: Dr. Anita Bright has written an article on the Mathematics CCSS in TESOL Connections that can be found here. She will offer an academy titled Implications and Applications of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics for Effectively Teaching K–12 English Learners in Baltimore, MD in June 2013.

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