Go-To Resources for Common Core Math
It's great that we have instant access to thousands of websites related to Common Core. But navigating this sea of sites can be overwhelming. With this in mind, here's a manageable list of free online resources my team has found helpful in our Common Core Math work with instructional leaders and teachers:
- Achieve the Core: performance tasks, assessments, lessons, etc.
- Dana Center: scope and sequences, units, and other curriculum planning materials
- Drexel University - The Math Forum: problems, puzzles, etc.
- EdReports.org: reviews of instructional materials for Common Core alignment
- EngageNY: planning templates, classroom videos, sample assessments, etc.
- Estimation 180: Andrew Stadel's daily estimation tasks
- Expeditionary Learning: classroom videos on Vimeo
- Hunt Institute: Common Core implementation videos
- Illustrative Mathematics: performance tasks
- Implementing the Mathematical Practice Standards: illustrations of each standard
- Inside Mathematics: performance tasks, videos, etc.
- Khan Academy: interactive math problems
- Mathematics Assessment Project: grades 6-12 performance tasks, lessons, tests
- Mathematics Vision Project: secondary math curriculum
- NCTM Illuminations: lessons, interactives, brain teasers, games
- NRICH: problem-solving and reasoning tasks
- NYC Dept of Education: performance tasks, units, and student work
- PARCC: model content frameworks (applicable even if you don't use the PARCC test)
- SERP: middle grades resources including "poster problems" and sense-making tools
- Teaching Channel: classroom videos
- Teaching the Core: classroom videos and related lesson materials
- Three-Act Tasks: Dan Meyer's collection of modeling tasks
- YouCubed: performance tasks
- Yummy Math: real-life math investigations
Any sites you would add to this list? Please share here or email me: [email protected]
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