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"Connecting Geometry and Algebra in the Middle Grades" (focus 2/11 MTMS)
"Connecting Geometry and Algebra in the Middle Grades" (focus 2/11 MTMS) $12.95
5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions
NCTM'S Best Selling Book!
Learn the 5 practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions:
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.
Copublished with Corwin Press
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. $36.95
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.
Developing Essential Understanding of Ratios, Proportions, and Proportional Reasoning for Teaching Mathematics: Grades 6-8
Move beyond the mathematics you expect your students to learn. $32.95
Rich and Engaging Mathematical Tasks: Grades 5-9
A valuable resource to any mathematics teacher, this rich collection of mathematical tasks will enliven students’ engagement in mathematical thinking and reasoning and help them succeed in the classroom. $36.95
"Technology in Middle School Mathematics" (focus 4/10 MTMS)
"Technology in Middle School Mathematics" (focus 4/10 MTMS) $12.95
Reasoning and Sense-Making Problems and Activities for Grades 5-8
This book is a collection of the best of NCTM's Addenda series, grades 5-8 and includes problems and examples that represent critical content for today’s middle school curriculum. The problems focus on the four key practices:
• Roles of representation
• Problem solving
• Connections in mathematics learning and teaching
This book has More4U, which includes additional resources online. Download activities, classroom materials, and blackline masters. Look inside book for access code. $37.95
Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Mathematics, Second Edition
Expanded to include connections to Common Core State Standards, as well as National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards, this critically acclaimed book will help every teacher and coach to meet the challenges of differentiating mathematics instruction in the K–8 classroom. In this bestseller, math education expert Marian Small explains two powerful and universal strategies that teachers can use across all math content: Open Questions and Parallel Tasks.
"The Value of Why" (focus 10/11 TCM )
Mathematical reasoning begins with questions rather than answers. The 2011 Focus Issue highlights the innovators who foster children’s natural curiosity as a key mechanism for teaching and learning math. $12.95