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The Redesigned SAT: What Every Math Teacher Needs To Know

Upcoming ICTM Webinar on the SAT The Redesigned SAT: What Every Illinois Math Teacher Needs To Know 3:30 PM on Monday, May 16 The redesigned mathematics SAT is rolling out this spring, and will become common across Illinois in the next year. … Continue reading

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Check out openmiddle.com

I like https://t.co/CnV6LGaZgB Example: https://t.co/NISNnmCYgo #Math #ProblemSolving https://t.co/tncHYXv8ao — Jim Olsen (@DrOlsen314) April 27, 2016 It does appear to be somewhat CCSSM-based.

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Free Worksheets site – Kuta

https://www.kutasoftware.com/freeipa.html

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7 Websites Spring 2016

The websites for the Spring 2016 Math 304 students are http://hale123.weebly.com/ https://sites.google.com/site/mrcurlott/ https://burlingameblog.wordpress.com/ http://andrewschwarz25.weebly.com/ https://elijahcsimmons.wordpress.com/ https://misskielminski.wordpress.com/ http://kyledoesmath.weebly.com/

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Verifying Trig Identities in the CCSSM

My question is below. Bill McCallum’s answer is here: From: “William (Bill) McCallum” <wmc@math.arizona.edu> To: “James R Olsen” <JR-Olsen@wiu.edu> Sent: Monday, March 28, 2016 8:06:34 PM Subject: Re: trig identities question   Jim, As you have noted, the identities explicitly … Continue reading

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State Testing: An Interactive Breakdown of 2015-16 Plans

Check out https://twitter.com/DrOlsen314/status/714479412406837248 #CCSS #PARCC #SmarterBalanced #ACT #SAT

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Parenting, math, and the Growth Mindset

https://www.youcubed.org/handout-for-parents/

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Evidence Based Teaching Strategies

Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies http://www.evidencebasedteaching.org.au/evidence-based-teaching-strategies/

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Calculus Foldable online

The Calculus Foldable is on SlideShare http://www.slideshare.net/DrOlsen314/calculus-foldable Thank you to Kyle for helping take all the pictures!

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Websites to Review – each pick one

List of Websites to Review (Math 304) [Evaluation forms at the bottom.] Versal – https://versal.com/ Site for flipping the classroom and online learning. (new) NCTM – http://www.nctm.org/ focus on what’s free. Comment on what is for members. Mathematics Assessment Project … Continue reading

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