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The Common Core Mathematics Companion: The Standards Decoded, High School
- Grade Level: PreK-12
- ISBN: 9781506332260
- Published By: Corwin
- Series: Corwin Mathematics Series
- Year: 2017
- Page Count: 504
- Publication date: September 29, 2017
Price: $40.95
Description
Your User’s Guide to the Mathematics Standards
When it comes to mathematics, standards aligned is achievement aligned…
In the short time since The Common Core Mathematics Companions for grades K–2, 3–5 and 6–8 burst on the scene, they have been lauded as the best resources for making critical mathematics ideas easy to teach. With this brand-new volume, high school mathematics success is at your fingertips.
Page by page, the authors lay out the pieces of an in-depth explanation, including
- The mathematical progression of each conceptual category, starting with modeling as a unifying theme, and moving through number & quantity, algebra, functions, geometry, and statistics and probability, building from the 8th grade standards
- The mathematics embedded in each conceptual category for a deeper understanding of the content
- How standards connect within and across domains, and to previous grade standards, so teachers can better appreciate how they relate
- How standards connect with the standards for mathematical practice, with a focus on modeling as a unifying theme
- Example tasks, progressions of tasks, and descriptions of what teachers and students should be doing to foster deep learning
The Common Core Mathematics Companion: The Standards Decoded, High School has what every high school teacher needs to provide students with the foundation for the concepts and skills they will be expected to know .
Author(s)
Frederick L. Dillon
Frederick L. Dillon is an author and national mathematics curriculum and professional learning consultant based near Cleveland, Ohio. He is a retired teacher with 35 years of classroom experience, having taught grades 7 through college. Fred is a frequent speaker at national, state, and local conferences and institutes. He is active at the local, state, and national level in professional organizations, including serving on the board of directors for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). Fred was a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching and the Christopherson-Fawcett Award from OCTM for Lifetime Contributions to Mathematics Education.
W. Gary Martin
W. Gary Martin is Emily R. and Gerald S. Leischuck Endowed Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Auburn University, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics education and serves as co-director of the Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership (www.MTE-Partnership.org), a national coalition of universities seeking to improve the preparation of secondary mathematics teachers. He has been a writer on multiple standards documents, including Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics [NCTM], 2000), Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making (NCTM, 2009), and Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (NCTM, 2014). Most recently, he was the lead writer for high school on the Standards for Preparing Teachers of Mathematics (Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, 2017). He has presented extensively on mathematics education, particularly the teaching and learning of geometry, mathematics curriculum and standards, and mathematics teacher preparation. Previously, Martin served as the director of research for NCTM and has also held positions at the University of Hawai?i and Northern Illinois University. He began his career as a high school mathematics teacher, a role that remains central to his professional identity.
Basil M. Conway IV
Basil Conway IV is an associate professor of mathematics education in the College of Education and Health Professions at Columbus State University and serves as the mathematics education graduate programs director. He serves on numerous doctoral committees as both a chair and methodologist. He earned his BS, MS, and PhD. in mathematics education from Auburn University in 2005, 2012, and 2015, respectively. He also completed his MS in statistical science at Colorado State University in 2010.
Basil previously spent 10 years teaching in public middle and high schools before he became a teacher educator. During this time, he also worked as an instructor at a local junior college. Over the past 17 years of service in teaching mathematics and future teachers of mathematics, he has served in various local mathematics education leadership positions and organizations including Transforming East Alabama Mathematics (TEAM-Math), Auburn University’s Teacher Leader Academy, East Alabama Council for Teachers of Mathematics, Woodrow Wilson Fellow, National Mathematics and Science Initiative, and A+ College Ready. He has published works related to teaching mathematics for social justice in numerous books and journals and has a special interest in statistics education.
Basil’s lens for teaching and student learning draws heavily from Vygotsky’s theory of social constructivism in which language and culture play essential roles in human intellectual development. Thus, he believes the co-construction of knowledge is paramount in the development of students’ social, religious, and mathematical identities. He believes teachers, parents, other students, cultural norms, and other cultural communicative devices play a critical role in shaping students’ knowledge of themselves, faith, and mathematics.
Marilyn E. Strutchens
Marilyn E. Strutchens is the Emily R. and Gerald S. Leischuck Endowed Professor for Critical Needs and the Mildred Cheshire Fraley Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Auburn University and coordinator of secondary mathematics education. She is also the Director of the Professional Mathematics Learning Communities Project between TEAM-Math and the Alabama Mathematics, Science, and Technology Initiative. She teaches courses in mathematics education. Strutchens is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and serves on the Advisory Committee for the Education and Human Resource Directorate for the National Science Foundation. She has held positions at the University of Maryland at College Park and the University of Kentucky. Her research interests include mathematics teacher preparation, equity issues in mathematics education, and teacher leader development. Recently, she was one of the writers for the Standards for Preparing Teachers of Mathematics (Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators [AMTE], 2017). She was the series editor for AMTE’s Second Monograph Series, editor for the special equity issue of the Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education published in February 2012, and has co-edited several National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) books including, Focus on High School Mathematics: Fostering Reasoning and Sense Making for All Students, The Learning of Mathematics: 69th NCTM Yearbook, and Changing the Faces of Mathematics: Perspectives on African Americans. She has also authored and co-author several book chapters and journal articles. In addition, she has given numerous presentations. In addition, she was the AMTE 2017 Judith Jacob’s Lecturer.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Letter to High School Mathematics Teachers
Letter to High School Principals
Introduction
A Brief History of the Common Core
The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics
Instructional Shifts
Major Work of High School
Common Core Word Wall
The Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice
Effective Teaching Practices
How to Use This Book
Reflection Questions
1. Modeling
Conceptual Category Overview
Sample Unit Planning Page
Reflection Questions: Modeling
2. Number and Quantity
Conceptual Category Overview
Suggested Materials
Number and Quantity - Overarching Key Vocabulary
Domain: The Real Number System (N.RN)
Domain: Quantities (N.Q)
Domain: The Complex Number System (N.CN)
Domain: Vector & Matrix Quantities
3. Algebra
Conceptual Category Overview
Suggested Materials
Algebra - Overarching Key Vocabulary
Domain: Seeing Structure in Expressions (A.SSE)
Domain: Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions (A.APR)
Domain: Arithmetic Creating Equations (A.CED)
Domain: Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities (A.REI)
4. Functions
Conceptual Category Overview
Suggested Materials
Functions - Overarching Key Vocabulary
Domain: Interpreting Functions (F.IF)
Domain: Building Functions (F.BF)
Domain: Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models (F.LE)
Domain: Trigonometric Functions (F.TF)
5. Geometry
Conceptual Category Overview
Suggested Materials
Geometry - Overarching Key Vocabulary
Domain: Congruence (G.CO)
Domain: Similarity, Right Traingles, and Trigonometry (G.SRT)
Domain: Circles (G.C)
Domain: Expressing Geometric Properties with Equations (G.GPE)
Domain: Geometric Measurement and Dimension (G.GMD)
Domain: Modeling with Geometry (G.MG)
6. Statistics and Probability
Conceptual Category Overview
Suggested Materials
Statistics and Probability - Overarching Key Vocabulary
Domain: Interpreting Categorical and Quantitative Data (S.ID)
Domain: Making Inferences and Justifying Conclusions (S.IC)
Domain: Conditional Probability and the Rules of Probability (S.CP)
Domain: Using Probability to make Decisions (S.MD)
Resources
Reproducibles
Additional Resources
About the Authors
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For Instructors
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