The Learning Letter
September 25th, 2015
Illustrative Math Learning Progressions
ELA Learning Progressions
Math In Your Feet
Great math and movement lesson!http://www.mathinyourfeet.blogspot.com/2015/02/building-competence-miyfeet-primary.html
Making sense of DIBELS Nonsense Word Fluency.
The Common Core Check
"Common Core isn’t the problem here. The problem is all the parents who immediately dismiss better, more effective ways of teaching math because it’s “different” from what they learned. If Herrmann doesn’t understand what his son is doing, then they should sit down together and work through it. Read the textbook. Go to Google. Ask the teacher for help. Any of those things would have helped and none of them would have taken very long. Instead, Herrmann wasted everyone’s time by writing a useless check and putting it on Facebook." Full text here.