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Investigations Resources

Page history last edited by drewpolly 9 years, 6 months ago


More available on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Elementary Math Wiki here.



Alignment and Pacing Resources  
Assessment Assessment and Rubrics Rubrics for assessments embedded within Investigations
  Preparing for standardized tests using standards-based curriculum Drew Polly's thoughts on test preparation
Professional Development for Teachers TERC Unit Guides (password protected) Professional development guides written by TERC
Organizing Investigations Materials
Matrix of Game Materials A description of materials needed for each of the games.
  Card Kits Materials in card kits
  Manipulative kits Materials in manipulative kits
Templates Templates Templates designed by teachers
More information about Investigations


An article about why games are important to teach mathematics.
  Pearson's Community Connections  
  Computational Fluency
An article about the meaning of "being fluent with basic facts."
  Math Workshop An overview about Math Workshop and small group instruction.
  Impact of Investigations Research on the impact of using Investigations.
  Advice for working with families

Advice for working with families

  Family Resources Resources for working with families
  Overview video Overview video about Investigations.
  Parent support How parents can help their children.
  Children's literature List of books integrated into Investigations.
Online games and activities Virtual manipulatives and online games from TERC
Grade level online activities
Activities to do online for each grade level
Other School Districts with great resources  Buffalo City Schools (NY)  Daily Math Plans and other teacher resources
  Prince William County Schools (VA) Resources for teachers, parent education and addressing concerns about Investigations.
  Trenton County Schools (NJ) Resources for each unit
  Burlington, MA Rubrics and other resources


Questions from CMS Northeast LC- Answered by Drew Polly, 11/19/09

*Note- answers reflect only the opinion of Drew and not any school districts.


Data on 4th Grade EoG's from Buncombe County (Asheville, NC)










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