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Unit 1: Activity 1: History and Rationale of the CCSS for Mathematics

Unit 1 Activity 1 is titled, “History and Rationale
of the CCSS for Mathematics” and will take
approximately 10 minutes to complete.

The purpose of this activity is for the participant to develop
an awareness of the history and rationale of the Mathematics:
K–8 Learning Progressions. 


Time to View

In order to develop awareness about the Mathematics:
K–8 Learning Progressions, it is important to understand the history and rationale behind the development of the CCSS for Mathematics. Take a few minutes to watch this short video:


Time to Reflect

Journal one finding from the video that was new to you or changed your perception of the CCSS for Mathematics.



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Next Steps

Move to Unit 1: Activity 2:
Instructional Changes