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Connecting Math Concepts: Comprehensive Edition is a six level program (Levels A-F) designed to accelerate the math learning performance of students in grades K through 5. The program provides highly explicit and systematic instruction in the wide range of content specified in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. The program stresses understanding and introduces concepts carefully, then weaves them together throughout the program. Lessons are designed to introduce concepts at a reasonable rate and help students make connections between important concepts. The lessons provide the practice needed to achieve mastery and understanding. Levels A through F are suitable for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The series is also highly effective with at-risk students. Specific strategies are taught for all content.
Direct Instruction and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
In recent years, the Common Core State Standards have become a universal language for schools across our nation and play a significant role in instructional decisions made in schools, including curriculum selections. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were developed with the intent to provide a clear framework of what students are expected to learn and to ensure consistent standards, regardless of where students attend school. An evaluation of Connecting Math Concepts: Comprehensive Edition has been conducted by the publisher, McGraw-Hill, to demonstrate the alignment of the program’s content with the Mathematics common core standards. Connecting Math Concepts: Comprehensive Edition has a 100% alignment to the CCSS. Read more about the alignment of Direct Instruction to the Common Core State Standards.
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