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Big Idea #1:Smarter Balanced Field Test 2014: Thinking Ahead/Planning for Success
Here are some basic tips and suggestions for preparing for the 2014 Smarter Balanced Field Test.
YouCubed (http://www.youcubed.org/) a non-profit organization, offers free K-12 mathematics resources and professional develoment for educators and parents. Jo Boaler, the mathematics university specialist leading the project, has researched what excites children, helps them learn, and promotes deep understanding. The mission of YouCubedis to transform the belief students' hold about mathematics and their own potential in math. Research-based solutions and resources on how to learn math, content and tasks, and math and innovation, not only make math enjoyable for learners, but also allows students to see the way math naturally fits into their lives.
The fully operational site will be filled with tasks, materials, and video ideas. We will provide help with moving to teaching math in a more engaging way with examples of the Common Core Standards. We will feature the math worked on in today's innovative companies.
Big Idea #3: Creative Educator - Ideas & Strategies to Foster Education
Develop your students' creativity and help them build powerful thinking skills with the tools and resources provided by the Creative Educator.
Find resources specific to implementing the Common Core that focus on creative projects to engage students and evaluate their work with literature, information text, persuasive writing, and the use of technology.
* Foundations for Independent Thinking
* Add Creativity to Intermediate Math
* Creative Personalized Learning
* Information Impact
* Making Literature Connections
Link into more information about the Common Core standards-
The Common Core Lowdown
Teacher-Parent Communication About the Common Core
Share My Lesson
Contact the CSI Team
Jael Prezeau, Director, (406) 444-3128
Colet Bartow, Communications & Resource Coordinator, (406) 444-3583
Chris DeWald, Science, (406) 444-3557
Adam Mastandrea, English Language Arts/Literacy, (406) 444-0736
Jean Howard, Mathematics, (406) 444-0706
Tara Steinke, Project Manager, (406) 444-3538
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