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5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions
NCTM'S Best Selling Book!
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.
Copublished with Corwin Press
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.
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.
Success from the Start: Your First Years Teaching Secondary Mathematics
The Essential Guide to Navigating Your First Years of Teaching Secondary Mathematics
Based on classroom observations and interviews with seasoned and beginning teachers, this book offers valuable suggestions to improve your teaching and your students' opportunities to learn. $41.95
Putting Essential Understanding of Multiplication and Division into Practice in Grades 3-5
Do your students believe that division "doesn't make sense" if the divisor is greater than the dividend?
Explore rich, researched-based strategies and tasks that show how students are reasoning about and making sense of mulitplication and division.
High-Yield Routines for Grades K-8
Boost student participation and proficiency with high-yield, effective mathematical routines.
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
Smarter Together! Collaboration and Equity in the Elementary Math Classroom
CI is a set of ideas and strategies that address the problems that confound group work, but that create powerful learning for children. This book offers guidance to readers on how to use these strategies and ideas. The authors describe the lessons they learned using group work, explain how complex instruction helps unsuccessful students, and analyze how to design assignments that support group learning—using group-worthy tasks—giving readers examples of good tasks and help in adapting math problems from their own curricula. $38.95
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.
Putting Essential Understanding of Fractions into Practice in Grades 3-5
What tasks can you offerwhat questions can you askto determine what your students know or don’t knowand move them forward in their thinking?
This book focuses on the specialized pedagogical content knowledge that you need to teach fractions effectively in grades 3–5. The authors demonstrate how to use this multifaceted knowledge to address the big ideas and essential understandings that students must develop for success with fractionsnot only in their current work, but also in higher-level mathematics and a myriad of real-world contexts.