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5 Practices5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions Best PracticesAgents of Change by Lucy West

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Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had by Tracy Zager 

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Beyond Answers by Mike Flynn

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All gradesConnecting Mathematical Ideas PreK-8Developing Essential Understanding of Mathematical Reasoning for Teaching Mathematics PreK-8  Good Questions-Great Ways to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction 6-8Implementing the Common Core State Standards Through Mathematical Problem Solving Grades 6-8  Implementing the Common Core State Standards Through Mathematical Problem Solving: High School   Math Matters-Understanding the Math You Teach, Grades K-8 
Math Tools in Action Anchor Charts  Math Tools in Action-Journals  Math Tools in Action-Manipulatives  Mathematical Mindsets-Unleashing Students' Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching  Making Number Talks Matter-Developing Mathematical Practices and Deepening Understanding Grades 4-10 More Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Secondary Mathematics Instruction 
NCSM Great Tasks for Mathematics Grades 6-12  Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages  Number Talks: Whole Number Computation, Grades K-5  Powerful Problem Solving  Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All  Promoting Purposeful Discourse: Teacher Research in Mathematics Classrooms 
Putting Essential Understanding of Fractions into Practice in Grades 3-5 Reasoning and Sense: Making Problems and Activities for Grades 5-8  Routines for Reasoning: Fostering the Mathematical Practices in All Students  Smarter Together! Collaboration and Equity in the Elementary Math Classroom  Solving for Why: Understanding, Assessing, and Teaching Students Who Struggle with Math, Grades K-8  Teaching Fractions and Ratios for Understanding: Essential Content Knowledge and Instructional Strategies for Teachers 
The Open-Ended Approach: A New Proposal For Teaching Mathematics  Thinking Mathematically: Integrating Arithmetic and Algebra in Elementary School  Using Assessment to Improve Middle-Grades Mathematics Teaching and Learning 

Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction, Grades 4-10 

Using the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics with Gifted and Advanced Learners  Visible Learning for Mathematics, Grades K-12 
Visible Thinking in the K-8 Mathematics Classroom  Well Played Grades 3-5: Building Mathematical Thinking Through Number Games and Puzzles  Well Played Grades K-2: Building Mathematical Thinking Through Number Games and Puzzles  Yes, But Why? Teaching for Understanding in Mathematics  Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Algebra  Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction 

Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in Graces 6-8