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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.
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
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
“Developing and Empowering Teacher Leaders” (focus 10/13 TCM)
October 2013 Focus Issue: Developing and Empowering Teacher Leaders
Are you a teacher leader? Whether you describe yourself as a math coach, math specialist, mentor, or the classroom teacher to whom everyone turns for support—you are a teacher leader. A mathematics teacher leader wears many hats: mentor, data analyst, instructional collaborator, content and process facilitator, researcher, resource provider, observer, teacher, learner, and student. The Editorial Panel of Teaching Children Mathematics is interested in manuscripts that examine ways to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics through empowering teacher leaders.
High-Yield Routines for Grades K-8
Boost student participation and proficiency with high-yield, effective mathematical routines.
"Rational Number Sense" (focus 2/14 MTMS)
February 2014 Focus Issue: Rational Number Sense
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.
Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making in Geometry
One of a series of books that support NCTM’s Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making by providing additional guidance for making reasoning and sense making part of the mathematics experiences of all high school students every day.
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.
One Equals Zero and Other Mathematical Surprises
One equals zero! Every number is greater than itself! All triangles are isosceles!
Surprised? Welcome to the world of One Equals Zero and Other Mathematical Surprises.
In this engaging book of blackline activity masters, all men are bald, mistakes are lucky,and teachers can never spring surprise tests on their students!
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