"Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding."
- William Paul Thurston
"Math mistakes allow thinking to happen."
Placer County Office of Education built foundational knowledge in conceptual math through work in two grants; Rigorous Instruction in Mathematics (RIMS) and the Students Understanding Complex Concepts Equals Student Success (SUCCESS). These grants laid a strong foundation for Common Core Mathematics instruction by building county and district leaders with conceptual understanding of math concepts and the strategies in which to engage students in a deeper learning of mathematics.
Common Core State Standards for Mathamtics (adopted Aug 2010, modified Jan 2013)
AssessmentMath CAASPP Google folder, including Achievement Level Descriptors, Claim/Target/Standards Alignment and Sample Items per grade level resources.
FrameworkWhile the Common Core state standards are very explicit, there are still nuances which are explored in the California Mathematics Framework chapters and appendices.
5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions