This web site is intended to provide students with practice problems for each skill
needed to be successful in each course, along with examples and short tutorials. Links to additional web resources will also be provided.
The site is assembled using proven classroom resources submitted by teachers in Massachusetts.
Teachers will find resources for the Common Core State Standards and the Standards For Mathematical Practice.
Resources for understanding the Standards For Mathematical Practice, parent will come to realize that the way their children experience math should be much different than the way they were taught.
Practice 2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively
Student Behavior: Using a variety of concrete and visual representations to highlight quantities, relationships between quantities, and the underlying mathematical structure of a problem situation.
Practice 1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
Big idea: Identify entry points to a solution
Big idea: Plan a solution pathway
Big idea: Monitor Progress, change course if needed
Big idea: Persevere
Practice 3: Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
Big idea: Listen and Critique; Students listen to the statements of others and ask clarifying or probing questions. They explore beyond what is presented to uncover the truth of what is being presented or argued and provide examples to support arguments or counterexamples to contrast arguments.
Practice 6: Attend to precision.
Big idea: Use specific language/Communication
Practice 8: Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
Big idea: Look for repetition in calculations