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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**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

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**Learning Environment Standard 18: Assessment

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Overview

Alternative Assessment Strategies

The Student’s Role in Assessment

Educational Purposes of Assessment

References

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**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

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**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