Check out these websites that include tasks and activities that align with the common core and provide students with opportunities to use the 8 Mathematical Practices.
The founder of the youcubed website is Dr. Jo Boaler from Stanford University. There are many resources for teachers, parents, and students. She shares some interesting articles and research on the common core and other topics, such as grading and number fluency.
Here are a couple of articles from the website by Dr. Jo Boaler that have some interesting information and activities:
- Visual Math Improves Math Performance
- Fluency Without Fear: Research Evidence On The Best Ways To Learn Math Facts
NRICH is a team of qualified teachers who are also practitioners in RICH mathematical thinking. This unique blend means that NRICH is ideally placed to offer advice and support to both learners and teachers of mathematics. NRICH is based in both the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Education and the Centre for Mathematical Sciences.