"Expertly connects state and national standards to examples from our curriculum. With this text, you can be sure that you are teaching what you are expected to teach."
—Kimberly Puckett, Math Teacher
Tri-Village Junior/Senior High School, New Madison, OH
"An excellent, practical, and well-organized resource for planning math lessons that address content standards found in all state curriculum frameworks."
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Ansonia Public Schools, CT
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—Edward C. Nolan, Mathematics Department Chair
Albert Einstein High School, Kensington, MD
A simple-to-follow matrix helps you align activities, problems, and assessments with NCTM standards!
In a new edition of her standards-based math workbook, award-winning author Pearl Gold Solomon covers essential concepts and skills as defined by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics for learners in middle schools.
Designed as a comprehensive resource for planning curriculum, instruction, and assessment, The Math We Need to Know and Do in Grades 6–9, Second Edition, offers a quick-reference, simple-to-follow matrix covering the sequential and specific development of concepts across grade levels.
Responding to the current climate of accountability and new findings on how the brain works and how students learn, this updated and expanded handbook covers content standards and provides guidelines for formal and informal assessments. Teachers and instructional leaders will find practical tools that include:
- Concept statements and scaffolds for building student understanding
- Suggestions for working with manipulatives, calculators, Web sites, and educational software and graphics programs
- Ready-to-use sample activities, problems, and assessments
Ideal for teachers as well as math coaches, curriculum directors, and assessment specialists, this invaluable text presents authoritative and detailed guidance for strengthening curriculum development and instruction.