Common Core in the Classroom


January 2013 Webinar Series


The Secret to Keeping Kindergarteners Engaged
Presented by Carol Stafford

January 15

View the Recording

Ms. Carol Stafford, an expert kindergarten teacher at Altruria Elementary in Bartlett, Tennessee, presents a webinar that features authentic classroom video footage in which she directs Common Core-aligned math activities that involve decomposing the number five.

You can also download some of the resources she uses in her lessons, as seen in the Common Core in the Classroom video. Click here to download as a .zip file.
Some of the materials come from Math Their Way.

School Improvement Network's "Common Core in the Classroom" series for Common Core 360 spotlights classrooms across the country in which lessons aligned with Common Core standards are being taught. In addition to real-life examples of teacher and student engagement, these segments include excerpts from teacher interviews that highlight successes of the lesson and the impact the Common Core has had on student learning.