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"Beginning Algebra: Teaching Key Concepts" (focus 11/13 MT)
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.
The Elementary Mathematics Specialist’s Handbook
An influential new member joins the elementary school team…
In this handbook—
Vignettes flesh out the elementary mathematics specialist’s many responsibilities.
Experienced specialists offer tips on gaining teachers’ trust—and access to their classrooms.
Special guidance highlights effective collaboration between the principal and the specialist.
"Rational Number Sense" (focus 2/14 MTMS)
Fractions and other rational numbers are challenging topics to teach as well as learn. What does it take for students to make sense of rational numbers in their myriad forms, such as fractions, ratios, rates, percentages, and decimals? For instance, understanding fractions requires part-whole thinking, including partitioning, iterating (the process of making copies of a unit fraction to make a whole), and unitizing (identifying the unit and the whole). Making sense of ratios also requires part-part thinking and proportional reasoning involving multiplicative rather than additive comparisons between two quantities. As teachers, we want to focus on how to foster these kinds of complex and sophisticated ways of thinking among our students. The Editorial Panel of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School wants to know your thoughts on what can be done to improve students’ rational number sense.
Implementing the Common Core State Standards through Mathematical Problem Solving, Grades 6-8
Connect the Process of Problem Solving with the Content of the Common Core Mathematics educators have long worked to help students to develop problem-solving skills. More recently, they have sought to provide students with the knowledge in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This volume is the third in a series from NCTM that equips classroom teachers with targeted, highly effective problems for achieving both goals at once. For every mathematics educator, the books in this series will illuminate a crucial link between problem solving and the Common Core State Standards.
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
High-Yield Routines for Grades K-8
Boost student participation and proficiency with high-yield, effective mathematical routines. $24.95
Implementing the CCSSM through Problem Solving, Grades 3-5
Connect the Process of Problem Solving with the Content of the Common Core
The 38 problems and tasks for students in this book are organized into the major areas of the Common Core for grades 3–5: operations and algebraic thinking; number and operations in base ten; fractions; measurements and data; and geometry.
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
Common Core Mathematics in a PLC at Work, High School
How do you help your students demonstrate mathematical proficiency toward the learning expectations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)?
This teacher guide illustrates how to sustain successful implementation of the CCSS for mathematics for high school. Discover what students should learn and how they should learn it, including deep support for the Mathematical Modeling conceptual category of the CCSS. Comprehensive and research-affirmed analysis tools and strategies will help you and your collaborative team develop and assess student demonstrations of deep conceptual understanding and procedural fluency. You’ll also learn how fundamental shifts in collaboration, instruction, curriculum, assessment, and intervention can increase college and career readiness in every one of your students. Extensive tools to implement a successful and coherent formative assessment and RTI response are included.
Copublished with Solution Tree
Developing Essential Understanding of Geometry for Teaching Mathematics in Grades 9-12
This book focuses on essential knowledge for teachers about geometry. It is organized around four big ideas, supported by multiple smaller, interconnected ideas--essential understandings.