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NCTM’s 1989 Standards: Intro and standards for grades 5-8Aaron BonacorsoElizabeth Something-something
13 curriculum standards for grades 5-8Math as problem solvingMath as communicationMath as reasoningMathematical connectionsNumber and number relationshipsNumber system and number theoryComputation and estimationPatterns and functionsAlgebraStatisticsProbabilityGeometryMeasurement
Materials needed in the classroom:Manupulatives and supplies (geoboards, compasses, pattern blocks, scissors…)Appropriate resource materialsCalculators with approriate functionsAt least one computer
Standard 1: Math as problem solvingUnderstand content using problem solving approachesDifferent problems from situations within and outside mathematicsMultistep and non routine problems to create varieties of trategiesVerify and interpret resultsGeneralize solutions to new situationsConfidence in using math
Example-How many handshakes will occur at a party of every one of the 15 guests shakes hands with each of the others?
Standard 2: math as communicationModel situations using different examples in oral, written, concrete, and pictoral forms.Clarify thinking about math ideas and situationsCommon understanding of math ideasUse skills of viewing reading and listeningDiscuss mathematical ideas to make argumentsAppreciate values of mathematical notations

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