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Web Resources

Achieve the Core:

Bill McCallum’s blog:

California Department of Education — Common Core State Standards:

California Mathematics Project:

Common Core State Standards Initiative:


Inside Mathematics:

Illustrative Mathematics:

The Mathematics Assessment Project:

National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics:

The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives:

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium:


CCSS Publications

Bacon, K. “A Smorgasbord of Assessment Options: All You Can Calculate.” Teaching Children Mathematics. 16 no. 8 (2010): 458–469.

Bay-Williams, J., and Livers, S. “Supporting Math Vocabulary Acquisition.” Teaching Children Mathematics. 16 no. 4 (2009): 238–245.

Borasi, R., Siegel, M., Fonzi, J., & Smith, C. 1998. “Using Transactional Reading Strategies to Support Sense-making and Discussion in Mathematics Classrooms: An Exploratory Study.” Journal for Research in Mathematics Education. 29. no. 3: 275–305.

Cuoco, A. et al. “Habits of Mind: An Organizing Principle for Mathematics Curriculum.” Education Development Center. (accessed December 2012).

Kline, K.  “Learning to Think and Thinking to Learn.” Teaching Children Mathematics. 15 no. 3 (2008): 144–151.

McGatha, M. & Darcy, P.  “Rubrics at Play.” Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. 15 no. 6 (2010): 328–336.

Stockero, S., & Van Zoest, L. “Making Student Thinking Public.” Mathematics Teacher. 104 no. 9 (2011): 704–709.


21st Century Skills

ConnedtEd — California Center for College and Career:

Partnership for 21st Century Skills: