Summer Math Practice
Folder of Erma’s calendars

Summer Math Loss

Productive Struggle

Common Core Curriculum
Common Sense Common Core, Seeley
Math instruction trumps math curricula in boosting achievement
Fluency: Simply Fast and Accurate? I Think Not! (Article by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics president.)
Instigating Thinking in Math Class, ASCD article by Jessica Hiltabidel
McTighe & Wiggins FINAL Common Core Standards
Why I Cannot Support the Common Core Standards, Diane Ravitch
Memorizers are the lowest achievers and other Common Core math surprises
Common Core Is Not A Government Takeover
A Guide to the 8 Mathematical Practices
The Dad Who Wrote a Check Using “Common Core” Math Doesn’t Know What He Is Talking About
Fourth Grade Math: A Dad’s Journey From Frustration to Realization

Emergent Math: Common Core Problem Based Curriculum Maps (great resource!)

Tracking Excerpt from Adding It Up
Against Accelerating the Gifted Child

Other Math Articles/Blogs
Setting Up Positive Norms In Math Class by Jo Boaler
Steve Leinwand’s Website
Singapore Math Article
How Well Does Khan Academy Teach?
Khan Academy: Great Idea with One Glaring Hole
Struggle for Smarts? How Eastern and Western Cultures Tackle Learning
How To Transform the Number Pi Into a Song
Square Root of Kids’ Math Anxiety: Their Parents’ Help
Seeing Struggling Math Learners as ‘Sense Makers’, Not ‘Mistake Makers’
The Man Who Will Save Math

100 Questions that Promote Mathematical Discourse (great resource!)

Math Reasoning Inventory – great Marylin Burns resource for Math Support

How a strengths based approach to math redefines who is ‘smart’ from MindShift

5 Ways to Shift Teaching Practice So Students Feel Less Math Anxious from MindShift

Math Videos

Here’s Why Math Is Taught Differently Now from Math Plus Academy:

Solving Problems at Google Using Computational Thinking

Multiplication Tables on Hands

Harry Baker: A love poem for lonely prime numbers