Part 1

## The Standards for Mathematical Practice & Instructional Materials

What to look for in instructional materials that align to the SMPs

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# The Standards for Mathematical Practice

## The Standards for Mathematical Practice & Instructional Materials

## SMP 1: Make Sense of Problems & Persevere in Solving Them

## Reason Abstractly and Quantitatively

## Digging Deeper into SMP 3 – Construct Viable Arguments and Critique the Reasoning of Others

## Putting the Math Practices into Practice

## Digging Deeper into SMP 4 – Model with Mathematics

Part 1

What to look for in instructional materials that align to the SMPs

Part 2

Well-designed materials help students tackle challenging math problems

Part 3

A math teacher explains how well-designed materials can help students learn to deal with challenging math problems

Part 4

A math teacher explains how to recognize math tasks that help students craft strong mathematical arguments

Part 5

A K-12 math team collaborated in creating tools about the practices to enhance understanding and planning

Part 6

Learn the difference between modeling the math and modeling WITH math