This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.
Here a some of the top resources available for junior high/middle school grades 7-9. To view all the resources for these grades click here.
In this special revised and updated feature for Black History Month, teachers, parents, and students will find a collection of NEH-supported websites and EDSITEment-developed lessons that tell the four-hundred-year old story of African Americans from slavery through freedom and citizenship to the presidency.
Fake news is more than a social media menaceÑitÕs threatening critical thinking skills needed to develop information literacy. Combined with the impulse to share exciting, shocking and alarming stories, fake news is shapingÑand distortingÑperceptions, especially in younger demographics. In this video, viewers learn what drives fake news, how to spot it and how to de-bunk it. TheyÕll see how to distinguish between bias and accuracy, and opinion from fact. Vignettes that mimic online feeds and searches show how to detect completely false stories, slanted information, pure propaganda and misused data. @2018
This is an example of how teachers and students can create digital stories using Microsoft Sway. There are various ways to make stories engaging and innovative.