Instructional Tools for the 21st Century Math Teacher
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TopRated Resources: Organized by Standard


Inside Mathematics*  MARS tasks, rubrics, student examples, "reengagement with the task" process (productive struggle)




Engage NY*  Math resources in PDF and Word format


Mathalicious*  Lessons that explore the math behind realworld topics, from sports to shopping to the odds of finding life on other planets. These lessons foster a classroom culture of curiosity and rigorous mathematical thinking. Teachers who use Mathalicious lessons say they enjoy their jobs more, and their students look forward to coming to class. Imagine that. (Subscription)




Additional Resources: Organized by Standard
 Andrew Stadel (3 ACT math folder)  Estimation 180  building number sense, reasoning, and problemsolving one day at a time (organized by day and concept)
 Dane Ehlert (3 ACT math by grade level/course)  More 3Act math lessons and worksheets
 Kyle Pearce & Tap into Teen Minds (3ACT math)  Real world problems
 Graham Fletcher (3 ACT math)  Even more 3Act lessons
 Timon Piccini (3 ACT math by concept)  Math modeling blog and activities, grade 611
 Emergent Math  Problembased curriculum maps with linked lessons!
 Math Mistakes  This site is about compiling, analyzing, and discussing the mathematical errors that students make.
 Yummy Math  Relevant mathematics in today's world
 Common Core Connect  Lessons organized by grade level and standard (Tulare DOE)
 New York City Tasks  An assortment of free Common Corealigned tasks and units of study searchable by keyword, grade level, subject area, and standard.
 ProblemBased Search Engine
 Open Middle  Challenging math problems worth solving
 Learn Zillion  math lessons grades 39
 Next Lesson Math Performance Tasks (Fee)  Thousands of standardsaligned lessons that engage students by combining personal relevance, rigor, and real world context.
 Smarter Balanced Digital Library Sign On
 BetterLesson  organized by standard
 Math Practice Illustration Problems
 TenMarks  Common Core enrichment for grades 112
 Mathchimp  Common Core practice through games for grades K8
 MrNaussbaum.com  fun site for students to practice math & ELA problems aligned to Common Core
 Scootpad  free, adaptive skills resources for K5 in math and reading
Conceptual and Application Based Lessons
Cognitive Guided Instruction
Questioning Strategies
Other Instructional Resources

TenMarks  Online curriculum resources (based on research from UbL) for students and teachers (free and paid versions)
 Thinking Blocks App  Model your math problems!

Would You Rather?  Asking students to choose their own path and justify it with math








Which One Doesn't Belong  website dedicated to providing thoughtprovoking puzzles for math teachers and students alike. There are no answers provided as there are many different, correct ways of choosing which one doesn't belong. Enjoy!



Math/Number Talks  short, ongoing daily routine that provides students with meaningful ongoing practice with computation.


Mathwire  Activities and worksheets from the constructivist approach to learning mathematics

Number Nut  introduction to math and its variety of topics


SDCOE  mirrors skills needed for SBAC testing in grades 3 through high school
Common Core Math Standards, Frameworks, Progressions, and Assessments
Standards for Mathematical Practices
Common Core Math Resources from Other Districts, Counties, and States
 Common Core Connect  List of webbased resources for math
 NCTM Core Math Tools
 Mathematics Georgia Standards (K5)  Curriculum maps and units with linked higher DOK and conceptual problems.
 Mathematics Georgia Standards (68)
 Mathematics Georgia Standards (912)
 Eureka Math Overview  Curriculum maps
 Eureka Math PDF Modules (enhanced version of Engage NY Math)  Teacher and student versions for printable task, assessments, rubrics, and answer keys with FREE sign up.
 Additional Engage NY Math resources (Modules in Word format)  Curriculum maps
 North Carolina Math Frameworks  Provides many examples to further clarify content standards.
 North Carolina (K5) Math Resources and Assessments  Curriculum maps
 North Carolina (68) Math Resources and Assessments
 North Carolina (912) Math Resources and Assessments
 Downey USD Curriculum Maps: Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 2nd grade overview, 3rd grade,4th grade, 5th grade
 Silicon Valley Math Initiative  Curriculum maps
 Louisiana K12 Planning Resources  Curriculum maps, problem sets, performance tasks
 SBAC Sample Items and Performance Tasks with Scoring
 PARCC Practice Tests
 K5 Math Teaching Resources
Common Core Math Video Resources
Parent and Student Resources
The World is an interesting place. Math class should be, too.  Mathalicious