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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
5 Practices for Orchestrating Task-Based Discussions in Science
Robust and effective classroom discussions are essential for providing students with opportunities to simultaneously engage in science practices while learning key science content. Using numerous examples and science learning tasks, the authors show how teachers can plan the lesson to encourage students to not only learn science content but employ disciplinary practices as well.
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
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.
Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All
What it will take to turn the opportunity of the Common Core into reality in every classroom, school, and district.
Mathematics Formative Assessment: 75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning
Award-winning author Page Keeley and mathematics expert Cheryl Rose Tobey apply the successful format of Keeley’s best-selling Science Formative Assessment to mathematics. They provide 75 formative assessment strategies and show teachers how to use them to inform instructional planning and better meet the needs of all students. Research shows that formative assessment has the power to significantly improve learning, and its many benefits include:
Copublished with Corwin $38.95
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
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.
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
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.