A smorgasbord of assessment options
Kathy A. Bacon
Presented with a variety of palatable, inquiry-based,
creative learning choices in geometry, this teacher and her fifth graders found
tremendous satisfaction in meeting target goals for reasoning skills and taking
important “next steps” in learning.
Teaching with cognates
Conrado L. Gómez
Words in two languages that share
meaning, spelling, and pronunciation, cognates are an obvious bridge to English
for Spanish-speaking learners to access mathematical knowledge.
Supporting language learners
Jo Cady, Thomas Hodges, Clara Brown
Incorporating these instructional practices for two
mathematical tasks into lessons to support English learners and give them
access to an excellent, equitable program.
Models for special needs students
Diana Treahy, Susan Gurganus
Teachers describe five proven,
effective co-teaching strategies for collaborative partnerships with special
education instructors and other professionals.
A foxy loxy and a lallapalagram
Johnnie B. Wilson
Where is the mathematical reasoning
in naming geometric figures? More than simple labels, names shape thinking and
anchor concepts. Help your students’ everyday descriptions become formal