Professional Development: Introduction to the Math Shifts
The Introduction to the Math Shifts Module is a 1-4 hour module that provides an introduction to the key shifts required by the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM). The module is meant to be customized and tailored to meet the needs of educators. Professional development facilitators are especially encouraged to customize any or all portions of the module to meet the needs of any particular audience. The module includes the following resources.
PowerPoint Presentation on the key instructional shifts required by the CCSS for Mathematics
Handouts to facilitate and encourage reflective processing of the shifts
Activities regarding focus, coherence, and rigor meant to strengthen your understanding of the shifts
Related research and readings that can be used in professional learning communities (PLCs)