14New Core for math is composed of content and 8 practice standards Make sense of problems and persevereReason abstractly and quantitativelyConstruct viable arguments and critique others’Model with mathUse appropriate tools strategicallyAttend to precisionLook for and make use of structureLook for and express regularity in repeated reasoning
36We still have not answered the big question, HOW? I SAID I TAUGHT HIM. I DIDN’T SAY HE LEARNED ITFrom Checking for Understanding, King Features Syndicate.
37Here’s the paradigm shift: Quit trying to cover the core All students will get the essentialsMost students will get the whole coreSome will see questions on the end of level test that they have not received instruction onHaving the essentials will give students a real chance at success at the next levelDo not spend Tier 1 instruction time on concepts that are not in your core, that is what Tier 3 instruction is for