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Number Talks

Number Talks Author Sherry Parrish
ISBN-10 9781935099116
Release 2010-04-01
Pages 390
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"This resource supports new and experienced educators who want to prepare for and design purposeful number talks for their students; the author demonstrates how to develop grade-level-specific strategies for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Includes connections to national standards, a DVD, reproducibles, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Number Talks

Number Talks Author Sherry Parrish
ISBN-10 1935099752
Release 2016-10
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Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages, A Multimedia Professional Learning Resource This second resource in the best-selling Number Talks series supports teachers who want to implement number talks, but are unsure of how to begin, and teachers who are seasoned in this art or instruction but desire additional support in crafting purposeful problems. This resource is intended to help teachers begin or refine their use of number talks with fractions, decimals, and percentages. More than 30 video clips give readers the opportunity to access authentic classroom number talks. Video Clips The video clips provide a visual platform for teachers to reflect on their current practices and target essential understandings from their readings. The video clips features number talks filmed in actual classrooms, grades 3-7. Clips range from five to ten minutes in length with a total viewing time of approximately two hours. "

Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age

Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age Author Niess, Margaret
ISBN-10 9781522501213
Release 2016-04-22
Pages 679
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The digital age provides ample opportunities for enhanced learning experiences for students; however, it can also present challenges for educators who must adapt to and implement new technologies in the classroom. The Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age is a critical reference source featuring the latest research on the development of educators’ knowledge for the integration of technologies to improve classroom instruction. Investigating emerging pedagogies for preservice and in-service teachers, this publication is ideal for professionals, researchers, and educational designers interested in the implementation of technology in the mathematics classroom.

Implementing Guided Math

Implementing Guided Math Author Laney Sammons
ISBN-10 9781425897604
Release 2015-10-01
Pages 264
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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.

Concept Based Mathematics

Concept Based Mathematics Author Jennifer T.H. Wathall
ISBN-10 9781506332659
Release 2016-01-14
Pages 296
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Give math students the connections between what they learn and how they do math—and suddenly math makes sense If your secondary-school students are fearful of or frustrated by math, it’s time for a new approach. When you teach concepts rather than rote processes, you help students discover their own natural mathematical abilities. This book is a road map to retooling how you teach math in a deep, clear, and meaningful way to help students achieve higher-order thinking skills. Jennifer Wathall shows you how to plan units, engage students, assess understanding, incorporate technology, and there’s even a companion website with additional resources.

What s Math Got to Do with It

What s Math Got to Do with It Author Jo Boaler
ISBN-10 9781101992050
Release 2015-04-28
Pages 272
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“Highly accessible and enjoyable for readers who love and loathe math.” —Booklist A critical read for teachers and parents who want to improve children’s mathematics learning, What’s Math Got to Do with It? is “an inspiring resource” (Publishers Weekly). Featuring all the important advice and suggestions in the original edition of What’s Math Got to Do with It?, this revised edition is now updated with new research on the brain and mathematics that is revolutionizing scientists’ understanding of learning and potential. As always Jo Boaler presents research findings through practical ideas that can be used in classrooms and homes. The new What’s Math Got to Do with It? prepares teachers and parents for the Common Core, shares Boaler’s work on ways to teach mathematics for a “growth mindset,” and includes a range of advice to inspire teachers and parents to give their students the best mathematical experience possible.

Mathematical Mindsets

Mathematical Mindsets Author Jo Boaler
ISBN-10 9781118418277
Release 2015-10-12
Pages 320
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Banish math anxiety and give students of all ages a clear roadmap to success Mathematical Mindsets provides practical strategies and activities to help teachers and parents show all children, even those who are convinced that they are bad at math, that they can enjoy and succeed in math. Jo Boaler—Stanford researcher, professor of math education, and expert on math learning—has studied why students don't like math and often fail in math classes. She's followed thousands of students through middle and high schools to study how they learn and to find the most effective ways to unleash the math potential in all students. There is a clear gap between what research has shown to work in teaching math and what happens in schools and at home. This book bridges that gap by turning research findings into practical activities and advice. Boaler translates Carol Dweck's concept of 'mindset' into math teaching and parenting strategies, showing how students can go from self-doubt to strong self-confidence, which is so important to math learning. Boaler reveals the steps that must be taken by schools and parents to improve math education for all. Mathematical Mindsets: Explains how the brain processes mathematics learning Reveals how to turn mistakes and struggles into valuable learning experiences Provides examples of rich mathematical activities to replace rote learning Explains ways to give students a positive math mindset Gives examples of how assessment and grading policies need to change to support real understanding Scores of students hate and fear math, so they end up leaving school without an understanding of basic mathematical concepts. Their evasion and departure hinders math-related pathways and STEM career opportunities. Research has shown very clear methods to change this phenomena, but the information has been confined to research journals—until now. Mathematical Mindsets provides a proven, practical roadmap to mathematics success for any student at any age.

Students Who Drive You Crazy

Students Who Drive You Crazy Author Jeffrey A. Kottler
ISBN-10 0761978763
Release 2002-01-30
Pages 123
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A comprehensive how-to survival guide that offers the tools necessary to identify, manage, avoid, and rise above conflicted relationships in and outside the classroom.

Making Number Talks Matter

Making Number Talks Matter Author Cathy Humphreys
ISBN-10 9781571109989
Release 2015-04-28
Pages 200
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Making Number Talks Matter is about the myriad decisions facing teachers as they make this fifteen-minute daily routine a vibrant and vital part of their mathematics instruction. Throughout the book, Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker offer practical ideas for using Number Talks to help students learn to reason numerically and build a solid foundation for the study of mathematics. This book will be an invaluable resource whether you are already using Number Talks or not; whether you are an elementary, middle school, high school, or college teacher; or even if you are a parent wanting to support your child with mathematics. Using insight gained from many years of doing Number Talks with students of all ages, Cathy and Ruth address questions to ask during Number Talks, teacher moves that turn the thinking over to students, the mathematics behind the various strategies, and ways to overcome bumps in the road. If you've been looking for ways to transform your mathematics classroom--to bring sense-making and divergent thinking to the foreground, to bring the Standards for Mathematical Practice to life, and to bring joy back into your instruction--this book is for you.

Teaching Numeracy

Teaching Numeracy Author Margie Pearse
ISBN-10 9781452238852
Release 2011-03-23
Pages 240
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Transform mathematics learning from “doing” to “thinking” American students are losing ground in the global mathematical environment. What many of them lack is numeracy—the ability to think through the math and apply it outside of the classroom. Referencing the new common core and NCTM standards, the authors outline nine critical thinking habits that foster numeracy and show you how to: Monitor and repair students’ understanding Guide students to recognize patterns Encourage questioning for understanding Develop students’ mathematics vocabulary Included are several numeracy-rich lesson plans, complete with clear directions and student handouts.

About Teaching Mathematics A K 8 Resource 4th Edition

About Teaching Mathematics  A K 8 Resource  4th Edition Author Marilyn Burns
ISBN-10 1935099329
Release 2015-03-25
Pages 536
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In this fourth edition of her signature resource, Marilyn presents her current thinking and insights and includes ideas from her most recent teaching experiences. Part 1, “Starting Points,” reflects the major overhaul of this book and addresses twenty-three issues important to thinking about teaching mathematics today. Part 2, “Problem-Solving Investigations,” opens with how to plan problem-solving lessons; followed by whole-class, small-group, and individual investigations organized into five areas of the curriculum: Measurement, Data, Geometry, Patterns and Algebraic Thinking, and Number and Operations. Part 3, “Teaching Arithmetic,” focuses on the cornerstone of elementary mathematics curriculum, offering ideas and assessments that build students' understanding, confidence, and competence in arithmetic. In Part 4, “Questions Teachers Ask,” features Marilyn's responses to pedagogical questions she's received from teachers over the years. What's in the Fourth Edition: Features more than 250 problem-solving investigations; Includes Marilyn's personal teaching notes throughout Reproducibles that are also available in a downloadable, printable format

Intentional Talk

Intentional Talk Author Elham Kazemi
ISBN-10 9781571109767
Release 2014
Pages 168
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Not all mathematics discussions are alike. It's one thing to ask students to share how they solved a problem, to get ideas out on the table so that their thinking becomes visible; but knowing what to do with students' ideas--where to go with them--can be a daunting task. Intentional Talk provides teachers with a framework for planning and facilitating purposeful mathematics discussions that enrich and deepen student learning. According to Elham Kazemi and Allison Hintz, the critical first step is to identify a discussion's goal and then understand how to structure and facilitate the conversation to meet that goal. Through detailed vignettes from both primary and upper elementary classrooms, the authors provide a window into what teachers are thinking as they lead discussions and make important pedagogical and mathematical decisions along the way. Additionally, the authors examine students' roles as both listeners and talkers and, in the process, offer a number of strategies for improving student participation and learning. A collection of planning templates included in the appendix helps teachers apply the right structure to discussions in their own classrooms. Intentional Talk provides the perfect bridge between student engagement and conceptual understanding in mathematical discussions.

Number Sense Routines

Number Sense Routines Author Jessica F. Shumway
ISBN-10 9781571107909
Release 2011
Pages 178
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Jessica Shumway has developed a series of routines designed to help young students internalize and deepen their facility with numbers. The daily use of these quick five-, ten-, or fifteen-minute experiences at the beginning of math class will help build students' number sense. --from publisher description

Teaching Beginning Writers

Teaching Beginning Writers Author David L. Coker
ISBN-10 9781462520145
Release 2015-03-18
Pages 212
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An essential "how-to" primer, this book examines the process of learning to write and shares evidence-based instructional strategies for the primary grades. With an emphasis on explicit instruction and scaffolding students' learning, the authors explain when and how to teach handwriting, spelling, foundational skills such as sentence formation and editing, and composition in specific genres. They present clear-cut techniques for assessment, differentiation, and supporting struggling writers. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Writing are used as a framework for setting instructional goals. Reproducible assessment forms, checklists, and rubrics are provided; purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Minilessons for Extending Addition and Subtraction

Minilessons for Extending Addition and Subtraction Author Catherine Twomey Fosnot
ISBN-10 0325011028
Release 2008-03
Pages 69
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Minilessons for Extending Addition and Subtraction is one of three yearlong resource guides in Contexts for Learning Mathematics' Investigating Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction (K - 3) Minilessons for Extending Addition and Subtraction can be helpful in grades 2 - 3 as you work with addition and subtraction beyond the basic facts. These minilessons are crafted with computation problems that, when placed together, are likely to generate discussion of certain strategies or big ideas that are landmarks on the landscape of learning for addition and subtraction, particularly with two and three digits. The guide contains approximately 75 minilessons, structured as strings of related problems. Although the emphasis is on the development of mental arithmetic strategies, this does not mean learners have to solve the problems in their heads - but it is important for them to do the problem with their heads! In other words, as you use this guide, encourage students to examine the numbers in each problem and think about clever, efficient ways to solve it. The relationships between the problems in the minilesson will support them in doing this. The open number line is used throughout to represent student strategies. To learn more visit

Adding It Up

Adding It Up Author National Research Council
ISBN-10 0309132843
Release 2001-11-13
Pages 480
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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.

Teaching Student Centered Mathematics

Teaching Student Centered Mathematics Author John A. Van de Walle
ISBN-10 0134090683
Release 2017-01-20
Pages 421
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in Elementary Mathematics Methods and for classroom teachers. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the print bound version. A practical, comprehensive, student-centered approach to effective mathematical instruction for grades Pre-K-2. Helping students make connections between mathematics and their worlds--and helping them feel empowered to use math in their lives--is the focus of this widely popular guide. Designed for classroom teachers, the book focuses on specific grade bands and includes information on creating an effective classroom environment, aligning teaching to various standards and practices, such as the Common Core State Standards and NCTM''s teaching practices, and engaging families. The first portion of the book addresses how to build a student-centered environment in which children can become mathematically proficient, while the second portion focuses on practical ways to teach important concepts in a student-centered fashion. The new edition features a corresponding Enhanced Pearson eText version with links to embedded videos, blackline masters, downloadable teacher resource and activity pages, lesson plans, activities correlated to the CCSS, and tables of common errors and misconceptions. This book is part of the Student-Centered Mathematics Series, which is designed with three objectives: to illustrate what it means to teach student-centered, problem-based mathematics, to serve as a reference for the mathematics content and research-based instructional strategies suggested for the specific grade levels, and to present a large collection of high quality tasks and activities that can engage students in the mathematics that is important for them to learn. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad� and Android� tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134090683 / 9780134090689 Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades Pre-K-2 (Volume I), with Enhanced Pearson eText Package consists of: 0134556437 / 9780134556437 Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades Pre-K-2 (Volume I) 0134556453 / 9780134556451 Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades Pre-K-2 (Volume I), Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card