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Gr 1/2/3 Webinar: Coding in the Primary Grades   [MP4]

Welcome to this webinar about coding in the mathematics curriculum. We will be taking you through the pedagogy and social emotional learning skills that coding brings to your classroom as well as the lessons that have been created as supports for Ontario teachers in the primary grades.
NOTE: This recording does not yet contain the Q&A section - those will be added soon from all the recordings with captioning.

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Key Changes - Ontario Mathematics Curriculum, Grades 1 to 8, 2020   [PDF]

This document, prepared by the Ontario Ministry of Education, compares in table form the key changes between the 2005 and the 2020 elementary mathematics curriculum.

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Ontario Mathematics Curriculum, 2020, Grades 1 - 8   [URL]

This curriculum policy replaces The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 1-8: Mathematics, 2005. Beginning in September 2020, all mathematics programs for Grades 1 to 8 will be based on the expectations outlined in this curriculum policy.

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Gr 1/2/3 Webinar: Financial Literacy in the Primary Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the new Financial Literacy expectations for the primary grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. In developing the Financial Literacy lessons for this project, the intentional decision to use scenarios-based tasks was made. The goal of the lessons were to provide real-life contexts for students to develop their understanding of money concepts, as an individual and a community.

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Gr 1/2/3 Webinar: Fractions in the Primary Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the Number expectations for the primary grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. These Number lessons have a focus on developing fraction concepts and skills. These lessons benefit from the latest research about learning fractions, including an emphasis on high-yield visual representations.

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Grade 3 - Coding Lesson - Location and Movement - Coding Ourselves   [Doc]

In this lesson students engage in an unplugged lesson that explores spatial sense (location and movement) as well as coding. There are also links to oral communications and the social studies map and globe skills continuum. Students will give their partner a set of directions that will have them move about the classroom using coding strategies.

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Grade 3 - Coding Lesson - Dance Patterns   [Folder]

In this lesson students will explore repeating patterns through dance using an online coding tool as well as with their own bodies. It explores coding skills as well as making cross curricular links to dance.

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Grade 3 - Coding Lesson - Making Change   [Folder]

In this lesson students will have opportunities to estimate change using coins as well as debug code. It explores financial literacy as well as coding.

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Grade 3 - Coding Lesson - Coding a Table of Values   [Folder]

In this lesson the students create tables of values representing growing and shrinking patterns to solve problems by remixing code. It addresses multiple expectations in the algebra strand.

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Grade 3 - Financial Literacy Lesson - The Missing Penny   [Folder]

In this lesson students work on rounding to the nearest 5 and 10 and make change for amounts under a dollar. It explores how pennies are used in cash and virtual transactions and provides an opportunity to discuss the role of the penny.The Missing Penny is the first of two lessons. The companion lesson, Making Change, is the second lesson in this duo. Making Change is found in the Coding lessons.

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Grade 3 - Financial Literacy Lesson - The Value of Small Change   [Folder]

This lesson looks at what the word value means and how that relates to money. Students explore whether small change has value. In this lesson, students estimate and find the value of collection of coins and estimate and calculate the change from cash transactions for amounts less than one dollar.

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Grade 3 - Mathematical Modelling Lesson - Power Outage   [Folder]

In this lesson students delve into developing questions, determining important information, and considering assumptions within the mathematical modelling process. Using the familiar challenge of adequate power in classroom devices the students work together to ask questions, consider needed information, and determine assumptions so they can articulate a simple model and proceed to collect the data needed. The lesson is followed by lesson two (We Have Power!) where students continue the mathematical modelling process in an iterative fashion.

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Grade 3 - Mathematical Modelling Lesson - We have power   [Folder]

In this lesson students continue to develop, analyse, and refine the mathematical model introduced in lesson one (Power Outage!). They have opportunities to collect and interpret additional data to answer additional questions, to create new models, and look for practical solutions to the situation.

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Grade 3 - Mathematical Modelling Lesson - Planning a Plant Sale   [Doc]

In this lesson, students have an opportunity to apply mathematical modelling to a real life situation that links directly to their science program. Over a period of several months, they will experience the iterative nature of mathematical modelling as they ask questions, engage in scientific explorations and inquiry, collect data, and develop and analyze their models that will be used for an authentic and valuable purpose in the classroom. The potential culminating task - a plant sale - will also give them chances to apply financial literacy skills as well as engage in numerous writing and media opportunities.

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Grade 3 - Mathematical Modelling Lesson - What Size Pots?   [Doc]

In this lesson, students develop mathematical models that consider plant pot sizes and available space using both measurement and number skills. The students engage in all components of the mathematical modelling process in order to solve a classroom issue and determine ways pots can be placed in an organised manner as they grow. In the process, they make direct connections to the science curriculum, and, if desired, the lesson can be linked to math modelling lesson three.

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Grade 3 - Number Lesson - On your mark, get set, go!   [Folder]

In this lesson, students explore the world of fractions and equivalent fractions through a bicycle race using a three-act task. It provides an opportunity to represent fractions using a linear model. Some games are also included to help students consolidate the concept of fractions using different representations.

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Grade 3 - Number Lesson - Doggie Treats   [Folder]

This lesson provides opportunities to work with equivalent fractions while solving fair share problems. Students are encouraged to explore a range of fractional units while reinforcing the importance of equal parts and using multiple ways to name or represent fractions.

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Grade 3 - Number Lesson - Thank You cards   [Folder]

In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to create a thank you card while applying fraction concepts. They will first have to divide their card using halves, thirds and fourths. Then they will determine the number of stickers to use to decorate their card as a fraction of the set of stickers..

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Gr 1/2/3 Webinar: Mathematical Modelling in the Primary Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the new Mathematical Modelling expectations for the primary grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. These Mathematical Modelling lessons have a focus on developing students’ appreciation for the role mathematics plays in real “real life” while providing students with opportunities to experience mathematics in a more personal and relevant way.

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Coding Glossary   [PDF]

A bilingual compilation of pertinent vocabulary directly related to computational thinking and computer programming/coding.

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Infographic - Coding and the 2020 Math Curriculum   [PDF]

A continuum from Grades 1-8 outlining the key coding concepts per grade coupled with a Scratch project with teacher notes.

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Virtual Manipulatives for Fractions   [Doc]

A summary of Virtual Manipulatives for Fractions that are available, including links, and considerations for their usage.

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Webinar 1 - Vision, Goals, and Strands   [MP4]

This hour-long webinar will outline the vision, goals and strands of the revised Ontario Elementary Mathematics Curriculum. In this webinar, we will unpack these very important sections of the Curriculum Context of the revised curriculum, providing educators with an introduction as to how this "front matter" has expanded and what these changes mean to educators as they plan their math programs. We will also give an overview of the changes in the curriculum, particularly as they relate to the strands.

Also available:
*  the slides for this presentation, in Google Slides format.
* links and resources document, "Resources for Curriculum Context Webinar 1" , comprising links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to explore the Vision, Goals, and Strands in the Revised Elementary Math Curriculum (2020). [Google Doc]

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Webinar 2 - Program Planning   [MP4]

This hour-long webinar will focus on program planning for the revised Elementary Mathematics Curriculum. In this webinar, we will explore the contents of the Program Planning section of the “Curriculum Context”, and provide educators with an introduction to what these changes mean to educators as they plan their math programs.

Also available:
*  the slides for this presentation, in Google Slides format.
* links and resources document, "Resources for Curriculum Context Webinar 2" , comprising links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about the considerations for program planning found in the Revised Elementary Math Curriculum (2020). [Google Doc]

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Webinar 3 - Mathematical Modelling   [MP4]

This hour-long webinar will focus on Mathematical Modelling. In this webinar, we will explore in detail what the mathematical modelling process looks like and how it is truly new to the curriculum. We hope to deepen educators’ understanding of what Mathematical Modelling is and how it can be woven into a math program. Sample tasks will be discussed.

Also available:
*  the slides for this presentation, in Google Slides format.
* links and resources document, "Resources for Curriculum Context Webinar 3", comprising links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about the Mathematical Modelling process.

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Webinar 4 - Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Skills in Mathematics and the Mathematical Processes   [MP4]

This hour-long webinar focuses on Social-Emotional Learning Skills in Mathematics & the Mathematical Processes. Examine this strand in more detail, and look at connecting SEL Skills, Mathematical Processes, and assessment and instruction of the remaining five strands.

Also available:
*  link and resources document, "Resources for Curriculum Context Webinar 4: Strand A - Social-Emotional Learning Skills in Mathematics and the Mathematical Processes", you will find links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about SES and the Mathematical Processes.

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Webinar 5 - Assessment and Evaluation   [MP4]

This hour-long webinar focuses on Assessment and Evaluation. Revisit assessment and evaluation of student learning in light of the revised elementary math curriculum and its expanded Curriculum Context.

Also available:
*  link and resources document, "Resources for Curriculum Context Webinar 5: Assessment and Evaluation", you will find links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about this topic.

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Gr 4/5/6 Webinar: Coding in the Junior Grades   [MP4]

Welcome to this webinar about coding in the mathematics curriculum. We will be taking you through the pedagogy and social emotional learning skills that coding brings to your classroom as well as the lessons that have been created as supports for Ontario teachers in the Junior grades.
NOTE: This recording does not yet contain the Q&A section - those will be added soon from all the recordings with captioning.

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Gr 7/8 Webinar: Coding in the Intermediate Grades   [MP4]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the new coding expectations for the intermediate grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. We will be taking you through the lessons that have been created as supports for Ontario educators as well as the pedagogy and social emotional learning skills that coding brings to your classroom.
NOTE: This recording does not yet contain the Q&A section - those will be added soon from all the recordings with captioning.

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Gr 1/2/3 Webinar: Coding in the Primary Grades   [MP4]

Welcome to this webinar about coding in the mathematics curriculum. We will be taking you through the pedagogy and social emotional learning skills that coding brings to your classroom as well as the lessons that have been created as supports for Ontario teachers in the primary grades.
NOTE: This recording does not yet contain the Q&A section - those will be added soon from all the recordings with captioning.

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Gr 1/2/3 Webinar: Financial Literacy in the Primary Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the new Financial Literacy expectations for the primary grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. In developing the Financial Literacy lessons for this project, the intentional decision to use scenarios-based tasks was made. The goal of the lessons were to provide real-life contexts for students to develop their understanding of money concepts, as an individual and a community.

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Gr 1/2/3 Webinar: Fractions in the Primary Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the Number expectations for the primary grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. These Number lessons have a focus on developing fraction concepts and skills. These lessons benefit from the latest research about learning fractions, including an emphasis on high-yield visual representations.

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Gr 1/2/3 Webinar: Mathematical Modelling in the Primary Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the new Mathematical Modelling expectations for the primary grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. These Mathematical Modelling lessons have a focus on developing students’ appreciation for the role mathematics plays in real “real life” while providing students with opportunities to experience mathematics in a more personal and relevant way.

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Gr 4/5/6 Webinar: Financial Literacy in the Junior Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the new Financial Literacy expectations for the junior grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. In developing the Financial Literacy lessons for this project, the intentional decision to use scenarios was made. Scenarios give the opportunity to have a discussion about financial choices and the inequities of access to those choices. The goal was to provide students with a chance to learn and understand the individual skills needed that impact personal financial choices and also the economic literacy needed to understand the impact of financial systems as a whole.

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Gr 4/5/6 Webinar: Fractions in the Junior Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the Number expectations for the junior grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. These Number lessons have a focus on developing fraction concepts and skills. These lessons benefit from the latest research about learning fractions, including an emphasis on high-yield visual representations.

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Gr 4/5/6 Webinar: Mathematical Modelling in the Junior Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the new Mathematical Modelling expectations for the junior grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. These Mathematical Modelling lessons have a focus on developing students’ appreciation for the role mathematics plays in real “real life” while providing students with opportunities to experience mathematics in a more personal and relevant way.

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Gr 7/8 Webinar: Financial Literacy in the Intermediate Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the new Financial Literacy expectations for the intermediate grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. In developing the Financial Literacy lessons for this project, the intentional decision to use scenarios was made. Scenarios give the opportunity to have a discussion about financial choices and the inequities of access to those choices. The goal was to provide students with a chance to learn and understand the individual skills needed that impact personal financial choices and also the economic literacy needed to understand the impact of financial systems as a whole.

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Gr 7/8 Webinar: Fractions in the Intermediate Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the Number expectations for the intermediate grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. These Number lessons have a focus on developing fraction concepts and skills. These lessons benefit from the latest research about learning fractions, including an emphasis on high-yield visual representations.

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Gr 7/8 Webinar: Mathematical Modelling in the Intermediate Grades   [MOV]

Welcome to this webinar about teaching the new Mathematical Modelling expectations for the intermediate grades of the revised mathematics curriculum. In this webinar, we take you through the lessons that have been created by Ontario educators to support Ontario educators. These Mathematical Modelling lessons have a focus on developing students’ appreciation for the role mathematics plays in real “real life” while providing students with opportunities to experience mathematics in a more personal and relevant way.

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Webinar: Course Planning   [MOV]

This webinar will introduce Ontario educators to three (3) course plans, each of which outlines a different way a teacher could structure the 2021 Grade 9 math course. These course plans have been shared on our OntarioMath.support website. Each course plan includes all of the curriculum expectations, providing suggestions as to how to group expectations to present mathematics in Grade 9 as a connected whole. In addition to providing ways to structure the course, each plan offers ideas for questions and tasks that will engage students with the mathematics they are learning. In this webinar, we will also outline the underlying principles upon which all three course plans have been designed to provide support for teachers as they implement a de-streamed grade 9 curriculum.

Also available: In "Resources related to Course Planning Webinar", you will find links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about Course Planning and the Revised Math Curriculum (2021).

This document is a Google Doc, in View Only mode. If desired, you can use File -> Download, or File -> Make a copy, to save a version for yourself.

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Webinar: The Elementary to Secondary Transition in Mathematics   [MOV]

August 2021
In this webinar about the transition from the revised elementary mathematics curriculum (2020) to the newly revised Grade 9 mathematics curriculum (2021), participants will receive specific information about the alignment of expectations for grades 7, 8, and 9. They will also receive guidance on approaches to course planning as well as lesson and assessment planning. References and resources available to support teachers will be shared. A Question and Answer period will be included in this webinar.

Also available: In "Resources for Secondary Transitions Webinar", you will find links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about the Revised Math Curriculum (2021).

This document is a Google Doc, in View Only mode. If desired, you can use File -> Download, or File -> Make a copy, to save a version for yourself.

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Webinar: De-streaming for Success   [MOV]

How are de-streamed classrooms different? How must instruction and assessment be shifted to accommodate these differences? In this webinar, we will talk about the goal of ensuring success for ALL our students, as well as considerations and ideas that will support teachers as they plan their math programs.

Also available: In "Resources related to De-Streaming for Success Webinar", you will find links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about De-streaming and the Revised Math Curriculum (2021).

This document is a Google Doc, in View Only mode. If desired, you can use File -> Download, or File -> Make a copy, to save a version for yourself.

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Webinar: Shaping the Learning Environment   [MOV]

Creating a safe and inclusive learning environment, one that encourages student collaboration and student choice, is critical to successfully implementing the 2021 de-streamed mathematics program. In this webinar, we will share practical strategies for meeting the challenges of teaching this new curriculum while ensuring equity and inclusivity, bringing student voice and student lived experiences into the mathematics learning.

Also available: In "Resources related to Shaping the Learning Environment Webinar", you will find links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about the Revised Math Curriculum (2021).

This document is a Google Doc, in View Only mode. If desired, you can use File -> Download, or File -> Make a copy, to save a version for yourself.

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Webinar: Strand A - Mathematical Thinking and Making Connections through Coding   [MOV]

“In Grade 9, students transition to using coding as a tool to interact with the mathematics they are learning. They use the skills developed in elementary to create and alter code in a multitude of coding environments including text-based programming languages, spreadsheets, computer algebra systems (CAS), and virtual graphing and geometry tools.” (2021 MTH1W) What do students know about coding coming into Grade 9? How am I supposed to teach coding as well as all the other math expectations? How can I support students when I don’t know how to code? If you’ve asked yourself some of these questions, come to this webinar to explore some answers.

Also available: In "Resources: Strand A - Mathematical Thinking and Making Connections through Coding", you will find links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about the Revised Math Curriculum (2021).

This document is a Google Doc, in View Only mode. If desired, you can use File -> Download, or File -> Make a copy, to save a version for yourself.

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Webinar: Strand A - Mathematical Thinking and Making Connections through Mathematical Modelling   [MOV]

This hour-long webinar will focus on how the process of Mathematical Modelling, integrated with Grade 9 math concepts, can effectively support student development of strong mathematical thinking skills. In this webinar, we will explore in detail what the mathematical modelling process looks like and how it naturally builds connections between math and other disciplines, as well as between math and students' own cultures and communities. We hope to deepen educators’ understanding of what Mathematical Modelling is and how it can be woven into a math program. Sample tasks will be discussed.

Also available: In "Resources: Strand A - Mathematical Thinking and Making Connections through Mathematical Modelling", you will find links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about the Revised Math Curriculum (2021).

This document is a Google Doc, in View Only mode. If desired, you can use File -> Download, or File -> Make a copy, to save a version for yourself.

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Webinar: Data Literacy Across the Strands   [MOV]

Students in Ontario are navigating a complex world driven by data. Our world is evolving and new fields and careers are emerging that require individuals with high levels of data literacy. Supporting students as they develop critical data literacy skills is an essential component of the new de-streamed Grade 9 curriculum. Data literacy is different from data management. Certainly, data management skills are important to analyse data. As part of the revised elementary mathematics curriculum in 2020, students have been building their data management skills. How do we connect these with the larger goal of achieving data literacy? What are the competencies necessary for data literacy, and how will we continue to build these competencies to ensure that all students leave our schools as data literate young adults? In this webinar, we will talk more about these competencies, and we will share strategies for integrating data literacy into the teaching of each of the math strands.

Also available: In "Resources: Data Literacy Across the Strands", you will find links to research, videos, audio, and websites which may be of use to you as you continue to learn more about the Revised Math Curriculum (2021).

This document is a Google Doc, in View Only mode. If desired, you can use File -> Download, or File -> Make a copy, to save a version for yourself.

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