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Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS)

Resources for Mathematics and Numeracy Instruction

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Student Achievement Partners is a nonprofit organization founded by three of the contributing authors of the Common Core State Standards. The organization is devoted to accelerating student achievement by all students by supporting effective and innovative implementation of the Common Core. This site contains many annotated lessons in Math and ELA as well as excellent videos and writings on the Standards and Shifts in general, both to help understand them and to teach them.

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The Mathematics Assessment Program (MAP): This site offers fully developed and aligned lessons designed to provide formative assessment as well as instruction. Great emphasis on the pedagogy required to develop the Habits of Mind in the Mathematical Practices. MAP is a collaboration between the University of California, Berkeley and the Shell Center team at the University of Nottingham, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The team works with the Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative and school systems across the US and UK to develop improved assessment.

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Illustrative Mathematics
This site contains hundreds of annotated individual lessons, many in sequence, fully aligned with the Standards, and organized by grade level and domain. Professional Development Modules are also included.

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Virginia Department of Education Lesson Plans
Hundreds of fully annotated math lesson plans are provided. Many of the lesson plans are in sequence, fully aligned to the Standards (slightly different than Massachusetts' Standards), and organized by grade level and domain.

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Better Lesson
Thousands of annotated individual lessons are available in both Math and ELA, most in sequence, fully aligned with the Standards, organized by grade level and domain, provided by teachers (with teacher commentary). Math emphasizes Mathematical Practices; ELA emphasizes Response to Text.

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ESE Model Curriculum Units
Hundreds of fully annotated multi-session lessons plans for ELA and Math, Science, and Social Studies organized by grade level. Users will need to enter contact information to access the free materials.

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EngageNY
This site has extremely rich and complete year-long curriculum modules in both Math and ELA, fully aligned to the Standards, including materials and resources.

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Contextualized Curriculum Modules
These modules from the Massachusetts Community Colleges and Workforce Development Transformation Agenda target two Content Areas—Literacy and Mathematics—and are contextualized to three key Industry Sectors—healthcare, advanced manufacturing and information technology. In Literacy, the modules focus on oral communication, written communication, reading technical information, and integrating/presenting information using different formats. In Mathematics, the modules focus on data analysis, fractions, decimals and percents, ratios, rates and proportions, and measurement and estimation. Topics can be selected across content areas or industry sectors for use individually or as a group. Each module is fully aligned with specific Standards. Users need to create an account, but it's free.



Last Updated: October 28, 2016
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