## Using the SFUSD Math Core Curriculum with Teaching Through Problem Solving (TTP)

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Laura Schmidt-Nojima has developed a number of resources to help teachers think about how to use the SFUSD Math Core Curriculum with Teaching Through Problem Solving (TTP).

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**Teaching Through Problem Solving (TTP),**students grapple with a mathematical task they have not previously learned to solve that embodies the new mathematical ideas or procedures to be learned. Teaching Through Problem-solving is similar to the*5 Practices for Orchestrating Mathematical Discussions*by Margaret Smith and Mary Kay Stein that is widely used in the U.S. Many of the SFUSD Core Curriculum Lessons are based on this pedagogy.Laura Schmidt-Nojima has developed a number of resources to help teachers think about how to use the SFUSD Math Core Curriculum with Teaching Through Problem Solving (TTP).

- This page describes a procedure for developing a lesson based on the SFUSD Math Core Curriculum
- This page is a working sample of the above using Unit 3.3: Exploring Multiplication
- This annotated unit overview includes comments that represent one way of thinking about a unit to determine which lessons are most TTP friendly

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**Mills College Lesson Study Group**.