# Characteristic of Effective Instruction

## Teaching for Understanding

### Elementary

Books on Shelves

EngageNY - Grade 3 Module 5: Fractions as Numbers on the Number Line

Farmer Fred

Formative Assessment Lesson "14 Legs in a Barn"

The Mathematics Common Core Toolbox - A resource site designed to support districts and schools working to meet the challenge and the opportunity of the CCSS. Find tools and instructional materials to help better understand and to implement the CCSS in Mathematics.

The site is broken into the following three sections:

• Standards for Mathematical Practice - This section features Key Visualizations (animations) and Formative Assessment tools and tasks.
• Standards for Mathematical Content - This section features Key Visualizations (animations) that support the CCSS content standards.
• Resources for Implementation - This section features Preparation for Implementation, Studying the Standards, and Sample Scope and Sequence.

Meaningful Distributed Practice (MDP): Describing 2 and 3 D Shapes

Meaningful Distributed Practice (MDP): Equivalent Fractions

Meaningful Distributed Practice (MDP): Part/Whole Relationships, Angles, Language

Stuffed With Pizza

### Middle

Acme Box Factory

Activity 1: I Want More

Estimating: Counting Trees

Estimations and Approximations: The Money Munchers

Increasing and Decreasing by Percents

Interpreting Distance-Time Graphs

Less is More: Lesson Plan

Magnifying and Shrinking

The Mathematics Common Core Toolbox - A resource site designed to support districts and schools working to meet the challenge and the opportunity of the CCSS. Find tools and instructional materials to help better understand and to implement the CCSS in Mathematics.

The site is broken into the following three sections:

• Standards for Mathematical Practice - This section features Key Visualizations (animations) and Formative Assessment tools and tasks.
• Standards for Mathematical Content - This section features Key Visualizations (animations) that support the CCSS content standards.
• Resources for Implementation - This section features Preparation for Implementation, Studying the Standards, and Sample Scope and Sequence.

MDP- I Want More

Maximizing Area: Gold Rush

Modeling: Making Matchsticks

Numbers in our World

Profit from CDs

Reflections on Factoring

Rods and Beams

Solving Linear Equations - Multiple Methods and Representations

Solving Real Life Problems: Baseball Jerseys

Steps to Solving Equations

Text Messaging

Using Dimensions: Designing a Sports Bag

### High

Aussie Fir Tree

Candy Quality Control

Check That Digit

Company Logo

Comparing Functions

The Cycle Shop

Devising a Measure for Correlation

Reflections on Factoring: The Process of Factoring, Factored Form, And Prime Quadratics

Ferris Wheel

Functions and Fundraising

Golf Ball Bounces

Highcrest High School

Housing Data Analysis

Insulin Half Life

Inverse Functions: Core Ideas

Logarithms

The Mathematics Common Core Toolbox - A resource site designed to support districts and schools working to meet the challenge and the opportunity of the CCSS. Find tools and instructional materials to help better understand and to implement the CCSS in Mathematics.

The site is broken into the following three sections:

• Standards for Mathematical Practice - This section features Key Visualizations (animations) and Formative Assessment tools and tasks.
• Standards for Mathematical Content - This section features Key Visualizations (animations) that support the CCSS content standards.
• Resources for Implementation - This section features Preparation for Implementation, Studying the Standards, and Sample Scope and Sequence.

Meaningful Distributed Practice Planning: Graphing Linear Equations & Solving Linear Systems

Medical Testing

Medicine Dosage

Optimization: Boomerang

Parking Lot - Part I

Parking Lot - Part II

Permutations, Combinations, and RNA

Profit from CDs

Proof with Multiple Representaions (Fido Problem)

Reflections on Factoring

Resources for Teaching the Iowa Core Additional Standards in High School Mathematics

DNA/RNA

Ranked-Choice Voting

Rocket Launch Transformation

Roger's Farm

Sets, Logic, and Internet Searches

Skydiving Math

Solving Linear Equations

Solving Linear Equations - Multiple Methods and Representations

Text Messaging

Text Messaging Problem: An Application of Systems of Linear Equations

Transformations

Valve Stems

## Student-Centered Classrooms

### Elementary

Books on Shelves

Farmer Fred

Formative Assessment Lesson "14 Legs in a Barn"

### Middle

Estimating: Counting Trees

Estimations and Approximations: The Money Munchers

Increasing and Decreasing by Percents

Maximizing Area: Gold Rush

Modeling: Making Matchsticks

Numbers in our World

Rods and Beams

Solving Real Life Problems: Baseball Jerseys

Using Dimensions: Designing a Sports Bag

### High

Candy Quality Control

Check That Digit

Devising a Measure for Correlation

Ferris Wheel

Golf Ball Bounces

Housing Data Analysis

Medical Testing

Medicine Dosage

Optimization: Boomerang

Proof with Multiple Representaions (Fido Problem)

Ranked-Choice Voting

Roger's Farm

Solving Linear Equations

Text Messaging Problem: An Application of Systems of Linear Equations

## Teaching for Student Differences

### Middle

Backpacks

Estimating: Counting Trees

Estimations and Approximations: The Money Munchers

Increasing and Decreasing by Percents

Maximizing Area: Gold Rush

Modeling: Making Matchsticks

Solving Real Life Problems: Baseball Jerseys

Using Dimensions: Designing a Sports Bag

### High

Devising a Measure for Correlation

Medicine Dosage

Solving Linear Equations

## Rigor and Relevance

### Elementary

Yummy Math

Middle

Acme Box Factory

Activity 4: Takin' Care of Business

Estimating: Counting Trees

Estimations and Approximations: The Money Munchers

Increasing and Decreasing by Percents

Maximizing Area: Gold Rush

Modeling: Making Matchsticks

Numbers in our World

Profit from CDs

Rods and Beams

Solving Real Life Problems: Baseball Jerseys

Text Messaging

Using Dimensions: Designing a Sports Bag

Yummy Math

### High

Candy Quality Control

Check That Digit

Comparing Functions

Devising a Measure for Correlation

Ferris Wheel

Functions and Fundraising

Golf Ball Bounces

Housing Data Analysis

Insulin Half Life

Inverse Functions: Core Ideas

Medical Testing

Medicine Dosage

Optimization: Boomerang

Parking Lot - Part I

Parking Lot - Part II

Permutations, Combinations, and RNA

Profit from CDs

Proof with Multiple Representaions (Fido Problem)

Ranked-Choice Voting

Resources for Teaching the Iowa Core Additional Standards in High School Mathematics

Rocket Launch Transformation

Roger's Farm

DNA/RNA

Sets, Logic, and Internet Searches

Skydiving Math

Text Messaging

Text Messaging Problem: An Application of Systems of Linear Equations

Valve Stems

Yummy Math

## Assessment for Learning

### Elementary

Carol's Numbers

Meaningful Distributed Practice (MDP): Part/Whole Relationships, Angles, Language

Meaningful Distributed Practice (MDP): Equivalent Fractions

NAEP - Kindergarten Tasks - Geometry

NAEP - Kindergarten Tasks - Measurement and Data

NAEP - Grade 1 Tasks - Number and Operations in Base 10

NAEP - Grade 2 Tasks - Numbers and Operations in Base 10

NAEP - Grade 3 Tasks - Number and Operations in Base 10

NAEP - Grade 4 Tasks - Number and Operations in Base 10

NAEP - Grade 5 Tasks - Number and Operations in Base 10

PARCC - Flower gardens

### Middle

A Day Out

Candle Box

Candy Bars

Circles and Squares

Counting Trees

Estimating: Counting Trees

Estimations and Approximations: The Money Munchers

Fearless Frames

Fruit Boxes

Expressions and Equations

Hot Under the Collar

Ice Cream

Increasing and Decreasing by Percents

Interpreting Distance-Time Graphs

Lottery

Magnifying and Shrinking

Maximizing Area: Gold Rush

Modeling: Making Matchsticks

Modeling Situations with Linear Equations

Ponzi Pyramid Scheme

Proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem?

Ratios and Proportional Relationships

Roman Mosaic

Security Cameras

Smoothie Box

Spinner Bingo

Solving Real Life Problems: Baseball Jerseys

Sports Bag

Steps to Solving Equations

Taxi Cabs

Triangular Frameworks

Using Dimensions: Designing a Sports Bag

### High

Aussie Fir Tree

Bestsize Cans

Company Logo

The Cycle Shop

Devising a Measure for Correlation

Fearless Frames

Ferris Wheel

Medical Testing

NAEP - Grades 9-12 - Geometry

NAEP - Grades 9-12 - Statistics and Probability

PARCC

Parking Lot - Part I

Parking Lot - Part II

Optimization: Boomerang

Propane Tanks

Proportional Reasoning

Resources for Teaching the Iowa Core Additional Standards in High School Mathematics

Rocket Launch Transformation

Sidewalk Stones

Solving Geometry Problems: Floodlights

Table Tiling

Triangular Frameworks

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on May 28, 2016 at 2:02pm.