Missouri's Frameworks for Curriculum Development
Mathematics
Table of Contents
PREFACE
SHOWME STANDARDS
OVERVIEW OF THE MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
 Rationale for the Study of Mathematics
 Purpose of this Framework
 Major Organizing Strands
 Process Strands
 Content Strand
 Organizational "Roadmap"
MAJOR STRANDS OF THE MATHEMATICS FRAMEWORK

I. Problem Solving

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II. Communication

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III. Reasoning

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IV. Connections

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V. Number Sense (MA 1)

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VI. Geometric and Spatial Sense (MA 2)

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VII. Data Analysis, Probability and Statistics (MA 3)

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VIII. Patterns and Relationships (MA 4)

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IX. Mathematical Systems and Number Theory (MA 5)

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X. Discrete Mathematics (MA 6)

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SUGGESTED PRACTICES FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING MATHEMATICS
 Basic Knowledge of the Concept of Mathematics
 Use of Technology
 Connections and Active Listening
 Problem Solving
 Varied Instructional Methods
 Communication and Reasoning
 Classroom Climate
 Assessment
 Examples of Quality Student Work
VIGNETTES FOR SUGGESTED TEACHING PRACTICES
REFERENCES
RESOURCES
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