Mathematics - Educator Resources
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Educator Resources

OSPI provides the following supportive materials for educators.

Progressions Documents for the Common Core Math Standards
Narrative documents describing the progression of a topic across a number of grade levels.

Illustrative Mathematics
Expert guidance to states and districts working to improve mathematics education; provides carefully vetted resources for teachers and teacher leaders to give students a coherent understanding of mathematics.

Achieve The Core
Guidance and templates on how to begin implementing the shifts in the Common Core, assembled by the nonprofit Student Achievement Partners.

Tools for the Common Core Standards
Bill McCallum, co-writer of the Common Core State Standards, blogs on projects that support the implementation of the CCSS in Mathematics; includes a hosted forum and tools.

Publisher's Criteria

Materials to help states, districts, and others understand the organization and content of the standards and the content and evidence base used to support the standards.

Inside Mathematics
Video excerpts of mathematics lessons correlated with the practice standards, resources on content standards alignment, and videos of exemplary lessons in both elementary and secondary settings.

CCSS District Implementation Network

Professional Learning Resources for Mathematics

CCSS for Mathematics (PDF with hyperlinks; Adobe Reader recommended)

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English Language Learners Application of Common Core State Standards for English Language Learners

Students with Disabilities Application of Common Core State Standards for Students With Disabilities

CCSS Tasks Embedding Financial Literacy Tasks were developed by secondary mathematics and CTE teachers across Washington from both urban and rural areas. These teachers have incorporated financial literacy in their classroom and have received training on the Common Core State Standards and the Jump$tart Financial Literacy standards. Tasks were validated by content experts in the CCSS in mathematics. The tasks demonstrate how financial literacy standards can be incorporated within mathematics classrooms that are implementing the standards.

Calculator Policy

Standards Professional Development
The OSPI Mathematics office encourages teachers to use these materials for standards-based instruction. Most documents are available in Word format for download and editing.

Early Math Brochure
Children naturally love numbers. They learn about numbers through their daily play in their environment. The more they explore with counting, numbers, and shapes the more prepared they will be for kindergarten.


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