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Under Common Core, Teachers Band Together to Build Math 'Coherence' - Education Week

The common standards for math put a heavy emphasis on coherent instruction, and consequently many districts are finding ways to familiarize teachers with standards other than the ones they teach. more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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Approach to Fractions Seen as Key Shift in Common Standards - Education Week

In what many experts see as one of the biggest shifts associated with the Common Core State Standards for mathematics, teachers are being asked to emphasize fractions as points on a number line, rather than just parts of a whole, to give students a greater contextual understanding. more Education…
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