# Articles Tagged with “Standards-Alignment Information”

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# Articles Tagged with “Standards-Alignment Information”

## Most Misunderstood Math Standards in Grade 1

## Are We Teaching Fractions Correctly?

## Most Misunderstood Math Standards in Grade 2

## A Switch to Standards-Based Learning

## Top Blog Posts of 2018

## Most Misunderstood Math Standards in Grade 5

## Most Misunderstood Math Standards in Grade 4

## The Connection Between Math Materials and Assessment

## Doing Better: Aligned Instructional Practice

## Most Misunderstood Math Standards in Grade 3

## Most Misunderstood Middle School Mathematics Standards in Grade 8

## Most Misunderstood Middle School Mathematics Standards in Grade 7

## Most Misunderstood Middle School Mathematics Standards In Grade 6

## The Role of Educators in Summative Assessment: The Life Cycle of a Question

## The Math Gap Between High School and College

## Addressing unfinished learning in the context of grade-level work

## A Five-Course Meal Complete with Strategies for Assessment

## Designing Shifts-Aligned Interventions in the Math Classroom

## The Instructional Practice Toolkit: An Introduction

## State of Our Classrooms: Instructional Materials

## Lessons Learned from a High School Mathematical Modeling Lesson

## “We’re the best. Just trust us!”

## The Power of Strong Assessments — The Danger of Bad Ones

## A Case for High-Quality Instructional Materials

## STEM Integration in Algebra: A Bridge to Opportunity

## Forming a United Whole – The Coherence Map

## Math in Focus: The Search for an Aligned Math Program

## Using an EdReports Review to Improve My Math Curriculum

## Using Mini-Assessments in a Professional Learning Setting

## Putting Focus into Practice: The Case of Word Problems in Grades K–2

## Assessment Item Alignment Modules

## The Rectangle Area Formula—How Does Your Curriculum Introduce It?

## Adapting Journeys Common Core

## Lessons from the Fordham Assessment Review

## Sitting Beside the Learner: The ‘Me’ in Assessments

## Putting the Math Practices into Practice

## A Recommendation to Fellow Publishers

## Unlocking the Power of Aligned Materials

## CCSS-Aligned Materials for ELL Students

## Training Materials for the Math IMET

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

## Creating a Coherent Math Curriculum

## The Standards for Mathematical Practice & Instructional Materials

## K-12 OER Collaborative’s Request for Proposals

## Collaborative Learning and Updating Materials

## What Needs to Change in Instructional Materials: Math

## Publishing Review Results

## Traditional Reviews vs. the IMET

## Mathematics in the Common Core Classroom

## Building a Review Team that Represents Students and Supports Teachers

## Reviewing Is a Journey and the Benefits Aren’t What We’d Expected

## How Reviewing Materials Changed My Classroom Practice

## When to Use the IMET

## Why Not Just Crosswalk?

## Should We Bother with Other People’s Reviews?

## Building the Right Review Team

## Top 5 Tips for Building and Training Your Review Team

## What My District Gained From Collaboration

## Knowing the Common Core = Knowing the Shifts

## If You’re Not Purchasing, Should You Still Review?

## Working Toward Alignment

## Searching for Aligned Materials Doesn’t Have to Be Lonely

## New Standards, New Approach to Reviews

## Instructional Materials Evaluation Tool (IMET)

## Why We Chose this Work

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Are these instructional mistakes happening in your classroom?

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Exploring evidence-based fraction instruction that supports a strong foundation in future mathematics

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Are these instructional mistakes happening in your classroom?

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How the standards can support instruction and feedback

Classroom Strategies, Materials Adaptation, Research and Reflections, Standards-Alignment Information, Tools and Resources

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Here are our top 25 most-visited posts of 2018.

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Are these instructional mistakes happening in your classroom?

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Are these instructional mistakes happening in your classroom?

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What happens when curricula and summative assessments don't match?

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An overview of the Instructional Practice Guide suite of tools

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Are these instructional mistakes happening in your classroom?

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Are these instructional mistakes happening in your classroom?

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Are these instructional mistakes happening in your classroom?

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Are these instructional mistakes happening in your classroom?

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An inside look at the development of summative assessments

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Educators at the high school and college levels aren't talking to each other. Should they be?

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Not all unfinished learning should be treated the same way

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Concrete strategies to help classroom educators get involved with assessment design

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Avoid common pitfalls when it comes to supporting students with unfinished math learning

Materials Adaptation, Research and Reflections, Standards-Alignment Information, Tools and Resources

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Learn how the Instructional Practice Toolkit can help teachers make connections between planning, instruction, and student outcomes.

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Findings from a 2017 survey about instructional materials usage among educators

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A high school algebra teacher creates a lesson to engage her struggling students through real-world application

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Finding unbiased information about instructional materials.

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Avoid sabotaging the Shifts with standardized testing

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Because we don’t want to confuse the math teachers…and other reasons we need high-quality instructional materials

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Relating mathematical thought processes to those in 21st Century careers

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A K-12 STEM District Supervisor Explains How He Used the Coherence Map to Improve His District's Math Curriculum

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One district’s implementation of a new elementary math program

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A 5th grade teacher explains how she made small adjustments to improve the Everyday Math Curriculum after identifying its weaknesses.

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How a math coach used mini-assessments to spark conversations with her teachers

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Standards co-author Jason Zimba explains how word problems can build understanding of addition and subtraction.

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Learn how examining assessment items can be a source of professional development and deepen your understanding of the Shifts

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Standards co-author Jason Zimba unpacks the rectangle area formula and highlights problems with the way textbooks sometimes introduce the formula to students.

Classroom Strategies, Materials Adaptation, Research and Reflections, Standards-Alignment Information

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A veteran Journeys user shares recommendations to improve basal lessons and better support teachers and students.

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One of the reviewers explains how the assessment review was conducted and what the findings mean for educators and students.

Classroom Strategies, Materials Adaptation, Research and Reflections, Standards-Alignment Information, Tools and Resources

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Common Core-aligned assessments must capitalize on teacher-student relationships

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

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The President of Core Knowledge challenges fellow publishers to complete an alignment rubric

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How the Louisiana DOE is developing PD and looking for connections to help all districts maximize the impact of standards-aligned materials

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Where to Find High-Quality Curricular Materials for ELLs in the Public Domain

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New training modules on the IMET’s Non-Negotiables and Alignment Criteria

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Well-designed materials help students tackle challenging math problems

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The Coherence Map can help you uncover gaps in understanding and find resources to supplement your instructional materials.

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

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Learn how the Collaborative is planning on creating and vetting materials.

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Developing a process for teachers to adapt instructional materials in mathematics

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A panel of experts met to pinpoint the biggest problems with today’s math textbooks: here’s what they found

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Why Louisiana chose to share all its curricular reviews online and where you can see the findings

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What are the differences between a traditional review and an IMET review? A teacher who’s done both explains.

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A Kentucky teacher explains what the CCSS Math Shifts mean for classroom materials

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How Milwaukee built a review team that reflected the needs of the teachers and students

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Educators from Granite Falls uncovered benefits to reviewing that they hadn’t anticipated

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A teacher explains the unexpected connection she uncovered between materials reviews and the classroom

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When is the right time to use the IMET? Whether you’re purchasing, supplementing, designing, or simply building capacity, the IMET can help.

Reviewing instructional materials for CCSS alignment means looking for evidence of the Standards and the Shifts

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As instructional materials reviews are made public, how should states and districts use that information?

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Today’s review teams will function differently than review teams of the past, requiring new skills and experience

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Advice on selecting and training strong review teams

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Even when districts approach materials review processes from different perspectives – and with different objectives – collaboration provides important benefits

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The Shifts are a powerful frame to help drive understanding of the Common Core

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Even though many districts are not in a position to purchase new materials in the short-term, training reviewers now is a smart long-term investment

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Welcome to Aligned, a publication dedicated to the conversation about Common Core-aligned instructional materials

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Breaking district and state lines in the journey toward finding Common Core-aligned materials

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Details Louisiana's instructional materials review process

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Designed by some of the lead writers of the Common Core, the IMET is a free tool that states and districts are using to evaluate the alignment of instructional materials to the Common Core

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One district leader explains how joining the Instructional Materials Task Force offered an opportunity for collaboration, professional development and deeper clarity on the Standards