K-5 Measurement . Dr. Derek Webb Bemidji State University email@example.com Faculty.bemidjistate.edu/ dwebb. Introductions. Name School Grades you teach. Examination of Standards NCTM MN Common Core Metric system vs. customary or English system Estimation – point vs. interval
Dr. Derek Webb
Bemidji State University
Measurement standards are combined with geometry standards.
NCTM Standards are broad, encourage multiple solutions, and focus on concepts.
MN Standards are more specific, focus on “correct answers” and formulas as grade level increases.
Which states have adopted Common Core?
NCTM endorses Common Core
Common Core more similar to NCTM than to MN standards
MN likely to adopt Common Core in future
Estimate distance from earth to moon in meters. Average distance is 381,470,000 meters
String length activity – cut piece of string the length you think your height is then compare to your actual height (K-1)