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Formative Assessment Lessons (beta) Read more about the purpose of the MAP Classroom Challenges… Mathematical goals This unit is designed to help students to: Confront and overcome common probability misconceptions.Count equally likely outcomes using diagrams.Discuss relationships between theoretical probabilities, observed outcomes and sample sizes.Calculate probabilities of independent events.

So Long, Powerpoint. I gave a presentation at Common Ground 2013 entitled So Long, PowerPoint. It was well-received. In it, I reviewed popular dynamic presentation tools as alternates to the frequent presentation go-to. The Times and the Common Core Standards: Reading Strategies for 'Informational Text' Update | Sept. 2012: We’ll be exploring the new Common Core State Standards, and how teaching with The Times can address them, through a series of blog posts. You can find them all here, in the lesson plan category “Common Core.” Forty-four states and United States territories have adopted the Common Core Standards and, according to this recent Times article, one major change teachers can expect to see is more emphasis on reading “informational,” or nonfiction, texts across subject areas: While English classes will still include healthy amounts of fiction, the standards say that students should be reading more nonfiction texts as they get older, to prepare them for the kinds of material they will read in college and careers. In the fourth grade, students should be reading about the same amount from “literary” and “informational” texts, according to the standards; in the eighth grade, 45 percent should be literary and 55 percent informational, and by 12th grade, the split should be 30/70.

WIDA ELP Standards WIDA's 2012 Amplification of the ELD Standards We are pleased to announce the release of the 2012 Amplification of the English Language Development Standards.This document was developed with input from leaders in the field and educators in WIDA Consortium member states. This process was also informed by the latest developments in both English language development research and states' content standards for college and career readiness. The 2012 Amplification of the ELD Standards, Kindergarten–Grade 12 is available for free download or for purchase as a spiral-bound booklet.

The University of Arizona - Institute for Mathematics & Education The Common Core State Standards in mathematics were built on progressions: narrative documents describing the progression of a topic across a number of grade levels, informed both by research on children's cognitive development and by the logical structure of mathematics. These documents were spliced together and then sliced into grade level standards. From that point on the work focused on refining and revising the grade level standards. Welcome to the Mathematics Assessment Project “And I’m calling on our nation’s governors and state education chiefs to develop standards and assessments that don’t simply measure whether students can fill in a bubble on a test, but whether they possess 21st Century skills like problem solving and critical thinking and entrepreneurship and creativity.” President Obama, 1 March 2009. New for 2013: Ten new 'Classroom Challenge' formative assessment lessons for Middle School are now available, including the first five lessons for Grade 6 . A draft Brief Guide for teachers and administrators (PDF) is now available, and is recommended for anybody using the MAP Classroom Challenges for the first time. Project goals

www.murrieta.k12.ca.us/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&ModuleInstanceID=5913&ViewID=7b97f7ed-8e5e-4120-848f-a8b4987d588f&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=3744&PageID=9014 DOL's 1-100 1. the book the return of the native is considered among the better of hardys many novelsProper nouns (books, person), Underline (book), Superlative degree, Apostrophe (possessive) 2. there are several steps necessary to repair a broken window first remove the putty second remove the points or nails then replace the broken one with a new oneReduction (removal of expletive), Colon (series), Commas (after adverbs—first, etc.), Semicolons (separate series containing commas), Substitute specific noun for unclear pronoun

Need Content? Just Google It! « Common Core I teach in a school that typifies skills-based education. We practice project based learning, utilize the latest technology, and hold to a mission of helping our students acquire “21st century skills.” We work diligently to replace traditional classroom norms with those of corporate culture so that our students will someday thrive in an increasingly competitive global marketplace — a new world demanding innovation, collaboration, and critical thinking.

CEFR One of the aims of the "Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, Teaching, Assessment", Council of Europe reference document for the European Language Portfolio, is to help partners to describe the levels of proficiency required by existing standards, tests and examinations in order to facilitate comparisons between different systems of qualifications. For this purpose the Council of Europe has developed a European Framework with common reference levels. There does appear in practice to be a wide consensus on the number and nature of levels appropriate to the organisation of language learning and the public recognition of achievement. These six levels are an interpretation of the classic division into basic, intermediate and advanced. The scheme proposed in the "Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, Teaching, Assessment" adopts a "Hypertext" branching principle, starting from an initial division into three broad levels:

Mathematics K-5 · CCGPS Mathematics Grades K-5 · CCGPS Mathematics Glossary Third grade teachers working on unit revisions at GaDOE (June 2013) 2013-2014 CCGPS Mathematics Unit Frameworks Data Analysis & Probability Games Featured Game: M & M Probability Game Data Analysis & Probability Games These activities support students as they conceptually develop a sense of how probability affects the outcome of games.

To Kill a Mockingbird 1. (3:00) How did the movie begin? 2. (4:50) Why does Atticus tell Scout not to call him next time? 3. (5:30) Why do the Cunninghams pay their lawyer with nuts and greens? 4. (7:50) How well does Dill fit your expectations? 5. (10:10) How did Jem describe Boo? 6. (10:47) What did Boo do with the scissors?

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