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Common Core Quick-Start: Unlocking Engagement Through Mathematical Discourse

This brief article describes the components of high-quality mathematical discourse that engages students and fosters conceptual understanding. The author discusses the interrelationship of the CCSS Mathematical Practices and provides a list of references.
Contributed by: Kirsten Miller - Author, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) - Publisher
This resource is included in the following PD Collection(s):
CCSS Practice Standard 3This collection assists teachers as they integrate Mathematical Practice Standard 3 into their classroom routines. Encouraging productive student conversations about mathematics builds the foundation that supports this practice. These resources will help teachers learn methods for creating an environment where constructing arguments and critiquing the reasoning of peers is a common occurrence. Additional resources may be found in a companion classroom collection.
Math TopicMathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade LevelK, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Resource TypeReference Materials, Article

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education TopicTeaching strategies
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentYes
    • ContributorKirsten Miller - Author, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) - Publisher
    • Publication Date2013-01-13
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2013 ASCD
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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