5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions
Learn the 5 practices for facilitating effective inquiry-oriented classrooms:
Anticipating what students will do--what strategies they will use--in solving a problem
Monitoring their work as they approach the problem in class
students whose strategies are worth discussing in class
Sequencing those students' presentations to maximize their potential to increase students' learning
Connecting the strategies and ideas in a way that helps students understand the mathematics learned
Includes a Professional Development Guide.
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Developing Essential Understanding of Geometry for Teaching Mathematics in Grades 6-8
This book focuses on essential knowledge for teachers about geometry. It is organized around four big ideas, supported by multiple smaller, interconnected ideasessential understandings. Taking you beyond a simple introduction to geometry, the book will broaden and deepen your mathematical understanding of one of the most challenging topics for studentsand teachers.
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Developing Essential Understanding of Expressions, Equations, and Functions for Teaching Mathematics in Grades 6-8
This book focuses on essential knowledge for teachers about expressions, equations, and functions. It is organized around five big ideas, supported by multiple smaller, interconnected ideas—
essential understandings.Taking you beyond a simple introduction to expressions, equations, and functions, the book will broaden and deepen your mathematical understanding of one of the most challenging topics for students—and teachers. It will help you engage your students, anticipate their perplexities, avoid pitfalls, and dispel misconceptions. You will also learn to develop appropriate tasks, techniques, and tools for assessing students' understanding of the topic.
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