Download or read online books in PDF, EPUB and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

A Guide to Mathematics Leadership

A Guide to Mathematics Leadership Author Don S. Balka
ISBN-10 9781412975438
Release 2009-11-18
Pages 153
Download Link Click Here

Written by three noted mathematics educators, this volume presents a process-based approach to building a high-quality mathematics program based on five NCTM principles and four NCSM leadership principles.



Implementing Guided Math Tools for Educational Leaders

Implementing Guided Math  Tools for Educational Leaders Author Sammons, Laney
ISBN-10 9781618137999
Release 2017-03-01
Pages 274
Download Link Click Here

Support the implementation of the Guided Math framework with this user-friendly professional guide written by Guided Math author, Laney Sammons. This resource provides school leaders (coaches, principals, curriculum directors, teacher leaders, etc.) with user-friendly strategies for supporting teachers as they embark on teaching components of the Guided Math framework in their classrooms. Highlights include how to use the professional learning community model effectively when implementing Guided Math, tips for creating a strategic plan for improving students’ mathematics achievement, sample implementation models, sample assessments, and planning and implementation tools.



The Common Core Mathematics Standards

The Common Core Mathematics Standards Author Ted H. Hull
ISBN-10 9781452226224
Release 2012-04-17
Pages 146
Download Link Click Here

This professional development resource includes techniques and reproducible tools to help principals and math leaders drive the change process for implementing the CCSS in math.



Driven by Data

Driven by Data Author Paul Bambrick-Santoyo
ISBN-10 9780470548745
Release 2010-04-12
Pages 298
Download Link Click Here

Offers a practical guide for improving schools dramatically that will enable all students from all backgrounds to achieve at high levels. Includes assessment forms, an index, and a DVD.



Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Author
ISBN-10 PSU:000061876484
Release 2009-08
Pages
Download Link Click Here

Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School book for free.



Realizing Rigor in the Mathematics Classroom

Realizing Rigor in the Mathematics Classroom Author Ted H. Hull
ISBN-10 9781483358772
Release 2014-01-28
Pages 192
Download Link Click Here

Rigor put within reach! Rigor: The Common Core has made it policy—and this first-of-its-kind guide takes math teachers and leaders through the process of making it reality. Using the Proficiency Matrix as a framework, the authors offer proven strategies and practical tools for successful implementation of the CCSS mathematical practices—with rigor as a central objective. You’ll learn how to Define rigor in the context of each mathematical practice Identify and overcome potential issues, including differentiating instruction and using data Relate specific roles and goals for all stakeholders Use assessment tools to guide work and monitor progress



A Guide to Mathematics Coaching

A Guide to Mathematics Coaching Author Ted H. Hull
ISBN-10 9781412972642
Release 2009-07
Pages 151
Download Link Click Here

Engage math teachers and foster productive collaborations through an effective coaching process that builds trust and rapport and leads to better teaching practice and increased student achievement.



Visible Thinking in the K 8 Mathematics Classroom

Visible Thinking in the K   8 Mathematics Classroom Author Ted H. Hull
ISBN-10 9781452269405
Release 2011-01-21
Pages 184
Download Link Click Here

Seeing is believing with this interactive approach to math instruction Do you ever wish your students could read each other’s thoughts? Now they can—and so can you! This newest book by veteran mathematics educators provides instructional strategies for maximizing students’ mathematics comprehension by integrating visual thinking into the classroom. Included are numerous grade-specific sample problems for teaching essential concepts such as number sense, fractions, and estimation. Among the many benefits of visible thinking are: Interactive student-to-student learning Increased class participation Development of metacognitive thinking and problem-solving skills



Differentiating Math Instruction K 8

Differentiating Math Instruction  K 8 Author William N. Bender
ISBN-10 9781483343877
Release 2013-09-10
Pages 304
Download Link Click Here

Real-time strategies for real-life results! Are you struggling to balance your students’ learning needs with their learning styles? William Bender’s new edition of this teacher favorite is like no other. His is the only book that takes differentiated math instruction well into the twenty-first century, successfully blending the best of what technology has to offer with guidelines for meeting the objectives set forth by the Common Core. Every innovation in math instruction is addressed: Flipping math instruction Project-based learning Using Khan Academy in the classroom Educational gaming Teaching for deeper conceptual understanding



Qualities of Effective Principals

Qualities of Effective Principals Author James H. Stronge
ISBN-10 9781416607441
Release 2008
Pages 250
Download Link Click Here

What does it take to be a good school principal? No two principals work in exactly the same way, but research shows that effective principals do focus on a core set of factors that are critical to fostering success for all students. In Qualities of Effective Principals, James H. Stronge, Holly B. Richard, and Nancy Catano delineate these factors and show principals how to successfully balance the needs and priorities of their school and continuously develop and refine their leadership skills. Throughout the book, the authors provide readers with helpful tools and extensive research that will help them to *Develop a blueprint for sustained school leadership *Create an effective school climate for learning *Select, support, and retain high-quality teachers and staff *Assess instructional high quality *Build a foundation for organizational management *Create, maintain, and strengthen community relationships *Make contributions to the professional educational community *Define their critical role in student achievement This book also includes practical skills checklists, quality indicators and red flags for effective leadership, and an extensive annotated bibliography. Qualities of Effective Principals is an excellent resource for both experienced and new principals committed to developing and leading strong schools that help all students succeed.



Guided Instruction

Guided Instruction Author Douglas Fisher
ISBN-10 9781416610687
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 139
Download Link Click Here

In this book, the authors explain why telling students things over and over--and perhaps more slowly and more loudly--does not result in understanding. Instead, discover how to use a combination of questions, prompts, cues, direct explanations, and modeling to guide students' learning and build their understanding. Explore an approach to instruction that ensures you make the four strategic moves that help students become more capable and independent learners: (1) using robust and productive questions to check for understanding; (2) giving students prompts that focus them on the thought process they need to complete a learning task; (3) providing students with cues that focus them on specific information, errors, or partial understandings; and (4) explaining and modeling when students do not have sufficient knowledge to complete tasks. Chapters include: (1) Scaffolds for Learning: The Key to Guided Instruction; (2) Questioning to Check for Understanding; (3) Prompting for Cognitive and Metacognitive Processes; (4) Cueing Students' Attention for Learning; (5) Direct Explanation, Modeling, and Motivation; and (6) Answers to Questions on Considerations and Logistics. The book also includes: An Introduction; References; Related ascd Resources: Guided Instruction; and a Study Guide for Guided Instruction: How to Develop Confident and Successful Learners.



Five Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions

Five Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions Author Margaret Schwan Smith
ISBN-10 1483351114
Release 2011
Pages 104
Download Link Click Here

Describes five practices for productive mathematics discussions, including anticipating, monitoring, selecting, sequencing, and connecting.



The Key Elements of Classroom Management

The Key Elements of Classroom Management Author Joyce McLeod
ISBN-10 9780871207876
Release 2003
Pages 195
Download Link Click Here

An easy-to-read guide offers an introduction to effective classroom management, including tips on setting up a classroom, establishing routines, and pacing the curriculum.



Align the Design

Align the Design Author Nancy J. Mooney
ISBN-10 9781416616870
Release 2008-02-14
Pages 202
Download Link Click Here

"This is our THIRD school improvement plan! Why aren't we seeing any results?" "We have all of this data, but we don't know what to do with it!" "What does this workshop have to do with the goals we set for our school? Many of today's school leaders have all the latest tools, techniques, and programs for school improvement. Unfortunately, some leaders fail to create real, sustainable results for their schools because they use one or two "flavor-of-the-month" strategies without connecting all the pieces together for real improvement. In Align the Design: A Blueprint for School Improvement, Nancy J. Mooney and Ann T. Mausbach emphasize the importance of coordinating essential school improvement processes to increase staff capacity, improve student achievement, and develop effective schools. The authors show school leaders how to use "power tools" to *Develop effective curriculum *Make the most of their school's data *Create successful school improvement plans *Implement valuable professional development sessions and workshops *Use efficient supervisory techniques *Foster leadership for school improvement Each chapter includes personal reflections from the authors and lists of touchstone texts that have inspired their efforts. At a time when school leaders are trying to translate urgent calls for higher achievement into actions that work, Align the Designprovides expert guidance and practical tools that will help educators work more purposefully together to create better schools for their students.



Adding It Up

Adding It Up Author National Research Council
ISBN-10 0309132843
Release 2001-11-13
Pages 480
Download Link Click Here

Adding It Up explores how students in pre-K through 8th grade learn mathematics and recommends how teaching, curricula, and teacher education should change to improve mathematics learning during these critical years. The committee identifies five interdependent components of mathematical proficiency and describes how students develop this proficiency. With examples and illustrations, the book presents a portrait of mathematics learning: Research findings on what children know about numbers by the time they arrive in pre-K and the implications for mathematics instruction. Details on the processes by which students acquire mathematical proficiency with whole numbers, rational numbers, and integers, as well as beginning algebra, geometry, measurement, and probability and statistics. The committee discusses what is known from research about teaching for mathematics proficiency, focusing on the interactions between teachers and students around educational materials and how teachers develop proficiency in teaching mathematics.



Get Better Faster

Get Better Faster Author Paul Bambrick-Santoyo
ISBN-10 9781119278719
Release 2016-07-25
Pages 496
Download Link Click Here

“Make sure your students follow your instructions.” That sounds like a straightforward instruction, but in fact, it’s fairly abstract. What does a teacher actually have to do to make sure students are following? Even the leader delivering this direction may not know, and the first-year teacher almost certainly doesn’t. The vast majority of teachers are only observed one or two times per year on average—and even among those who are observed, scarcely any are given feedback as to how they could improve. The bottom line is clear: teachers do not need to be evaluated so much as they need to be developed and coached. In Get Better Faster: A 90-Day Plan for Coaching New Teachers, Paul Bambrick-Santoyo shares instructive tools of how school leaders can effectively guide new teachers to success. Over the course of the book, we break down the most critical actions leaders and teachers must enact to achieve exemplary results. Designed for coaches as well as beginning teachers, Get Better Faster is an integral coaching tool for any school leader eager to help their teachers succeed. It’s the book’s focus on the actionable—the practice-able—that drives effective coaching. By practicing the concrete actions and micro-skills listed here, teachers will markedly improve their ability to lead a class, producing a steady chain reaction of future teaching success. Though focused heavily on the first 90 days of teacher development, it’s possible to implement this work at any time. New and old teachers alike can benefit from the guidance of Get Better Faster and close their existing instructional gaps. Packed with practical training tools, including agendas, presentation slides, a coach’s guide, handouts, planning templates, and 35 video clips of real teachers at work, Get Better Faster will teach you: The core principles of coaching: Go Granular, Make Feedback More Frequent, Top action steps to launch a teacher’s development in an easy-to-read scope and sequence guide The four phases of skill building: Phase 1 (Pre-Teaching): Dress Rehearsal Phase 2: Instant Immersion Phase 3: Getting into Gear Phase 4: The Power of Discourse



Instructional Coaching

Instructional Coaching Author Jim Knight
ISBN-10 9781452293349
Release 2007-05-01
Pages 256
Download Link Click Here

An innovative professional development strategy that facilitates change, improves instruction, and transforms school culture! Instructional coaching is a research-based, job-embedded approach to instructional intervention that provides the assistance and encouragement necessary to implement school improvement programs. Experienced trainer and researcher Jim Knight describes the "nuts and bolts" of instructional coaching and explains the essential skills that instructional coaches need, including getting teachers on board, providing model lessons, and engaging in reflective conversations. Each user-friendly chapter includes: First-person stories from successful coaches Sidebars highlighting important information A "Going Deeper" section of suggested resources Ready-to-use forms, worksheets, checklists, logs, and reports