Mathematically proficient students try to communicate precisely to others. They try to use clear definitions in discussion with others and in their own reasoning. They state the meaning of the symbols they choose, including using the equal sign consistently and appropriately. They are careful about specifying units of measure, and labeling axes to clarify the correspondence with quantities in a problem. They calculate accurately and efficiently, express numerical answers with a degree of precision appropriate for the problem context. In the elementary grades, students give carefully formulated explanations to each other. By the time they reach high school they have learned to examine claims and make explicit use of definitions.

## Creature Caverns Teacher Guide

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Click to download this Teacher Guide for Creature Caverns, a flexible, sandbox-style game that challenges students to analyze patterns in tables and graphs. Adaptable for grades 4-7, students create a...

## Agrinautica Teacher Guide

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Click to download this Teacher Guide for Agrinautica, a flexible, sandbox-type game featuring pre-algebra skills, including mathematical expression-building and order of operations. Adaptable for stud...

## Curse Reverse Teacher Guide

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Click to download this Teacher Guide for Curse Reverse, a game that builds algebraic expression and patterns skills.  Adaptable for grades 3-7, the game invites students to navigate imaginary sites, u...

## Computer Coding Lesson Plan: Creative Coding

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about topics related to computer coding. Then they’ll show what they know about the topic by completing one...

## Digital Citizenship Creative Coding Lesson Plan

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Students show what they know by coding a project....

## Newscast Lesson Plan

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Students use JavaScript to create a scrolling news headline to correspond with a video....

## Meme Lesson Plan

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Students embellish a video with graphics and text.  ...

## Syntax Lesson Plan — CodeCombat: Ogre Encounter

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, features the game CodeCombat: Ogre Encounter, in which players use computational thinking and computer programming to solve puzzles  framed as mazes. The...

## Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

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In this math skills lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed...