NJ Mathematics Curriculum Framework

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

(57 Kb PDF) Preface
Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements from the Preliminary Version
Table of Contents
Introduction to the Framework

New Jersey’s Mathematics Standards
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Two Vignettes
The Vision
Overview of New Jersey’s Mathematics Standards
New Jersey’s Mathematics Standards
Implementing New Jersey’s Mathematics Standards
Summary
Descriptive Statements and Cumulative Progress Indicators
Nine Vignettes

The First Four Standards
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Problem Solving
Communicating Mathematics
Mathematical Connections
Reasoning
The First Four Standards — Grades K-2
The First Four Standards — Grades 3-4
The First Four Standards — Grades 5-6
The First Four Standards — Grades 7-8
The First Four Standards — Grades 9-12

Standard 5: Tools and Technology
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 6: Number Sense
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 7: Geometry and Spatial Sense
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 8: Numerical Operations
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 9: Measurement
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 10: Estimation
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 11: Patterns and Functions
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 12: Probability and Statistics
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 13: Algebra
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 14: Discrete Mathematics
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 15: Conceptual Building Blocks of Calculus
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Grades K-12 Overview
Grades K-2 Overview
Grades K-2 Indicators and Activities
Grades 3-4 Overview
Grades 3-4 Indicators and Activities
Grades 5-6 Overview
Grades 5-6 Indicators and Activities
Grades 7-8 Overview
Grades 7-8 Indicators and Activities
Grades 9-12 Overview
Grades 9-12 Indicators and Activities

Standard 16: Excellence and Equity for All Students
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Introduction
Cumulative Progress Indicators
High Expectations in Mathematics for All Students
The Important Role of Mathematics
Overcoming Barriers to Equity
Challenging All Students to Maximize Their Achievement
Identifying Equity Concerns in Districts and Schools
References

Learning Environment Standard 17: Keys to Success in the Classroom
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Keys to Success
Organizing the Classroom
Organizing Instruction
Organizing The Content
References
Appendix — Sample Units

Learning Environment Standard 18: Assessment
(116 Kb PDF PDF)

Overview
Alternative Assessment Strategies
The Student’s Role in Assessment
Educational Purposes of Assessment
References

Chapter 19: Implementing a Technology Plan
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Technology: A Bridge Between Mathematics Education and Thought
Incorporating Technology into an Existing Mathematics Program
References
Appendix: Sample Inventory Checklist

Chapter 20: Planning for Change
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Introduction
Stage 1 — Awareness and Exploration
Stage 2 — Transition
Stage 3 — Emergence of the New Infrastructure
Stage 4 — Predominance of the New System
Professional Development
School Organization
Our Roles in Improving Mathematics Education

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