Ramping Up on Fractions
Ana Stephens, Brian Bottge, Enrique Rueda
This article describes a technology-based and hands-on instructional intervention designed to advance middle school students’ understandings of fractions.
What Can We Do with a Common Numerator?
structure of a metacognitive journal, this article describes the author’s
discovery of an unusual method for adding fractions after carefully considering
a student’s response.
Problem Solving and the English Language Learner
Clara Brown, Jo Cady, P. Mark Taylor
that can be used to enhance mathematics instruction for English language
Podcast from NCTM's 2010 Annual Meeting in San Diego, California
Strategies for Connecting Mathematics and Language for English Learners
Presenter: Harold Asturias
Promoting Efficient Strategy Use
Brian Townsend, John Lannin, David Barker
Various factors that affect student strategy use with algebra. Suggestions
for using knowledge of these factors to promote the development of multiple
strategies and strategic competence in the classroom are provided.
Margaret S. Smith, Elizabeth K. Hughes, Randi A. Engle, Mary Kay Stein
a model for effectively using student responses in whole-class discussions. It
has the potential to make teaching with high-level tasks more manageable for
teachers and increase the likelihood that the demands of high-level tasks will
be maintained during instruction.
MTMS Volume 14, August 2008-May 2009