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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
Implementing the Common Core State Standards through Mathematical Problem Solving: High School
Connect the process of problem solving with the content of the Common Core. The first of a series, this book will help mathematics educators illuminate a crucial link between problem solving and the Common Core State Standards. $24.95
"Flexible Thinking" (focus 11/12 MT)
The 2012 Focus Issue of Mathematics Teacher centers on classroom activities and purposeful tasks that support the theme of Fostering Flexible Mathematical Thinking. $13.95
A Guide to Mathematics Coaching: Processes for Increasing Student Achievement
"The authors provide a commonsense approach for those who work directly with classroom teachers to support and improve teaching and learning. Easily read, this book lays out a simple plan for success as a mathematics coach."
—Emily S. Rash, Mathematics Specialist
Monroe City School District, LA
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.
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
Connecting the NCTM Process Standards and the CCSSM Practices
Connecting the Standards, Improving Mathematical Instruction
By connecting the CCSSM to previous standards and practices, the book serves as a valuable guide for teachers and administrators in implementing the CCSSM to make mathematics education the best and most effective for all students.
"Teaching Geometry" (focus 11/11 MT)
The study of geometry—whether taught as a stand-alone or as a series of topics integrated within other courses—develops core ideas, concepts, and habits of mind that students will need as users of mathematics and as lifelong learners. $12.95
"Beginning Algebra: Teaching Key Concepts" (focus 11/13 MT)
November 2013 Focus Issue: Beginning Algebra: Teaching Key Concepts
How can all students learn the key concepts of beginning algebra? Through the study of algebra, students learn to think abstractly, apply various representations, communicate mathematically, and develop the habits of mind that are needed to use mathematics and become lifelong learners. Whether taught within a first-year algebra or an integrated course, algebraic concepts form a core of mathematical knowledge that students need for future success. The Editorial Panel of Mathematics Teacher solicits manuscripts that examine ways to teach the key mathematical concepts students must learn in a beginning algebra course.