Formative assessment is a powerful pedagogical tool that is
frequently overlooked and often misunderstood. Mathematics teacher educators
and professional development specialists will find that this book explicates the
role of formative assessment in effective mathematics teaching and learning,
what it looks like in practice, and how teachers can be assisted in developing
the knowledge and skills needed for successful implementation.
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Modeling with Data is one of the seven modules in the Developing
Mathematical Ideas Series (DMI), a professional development curriculum designed
to help teachers think through the major concepts of K–grade 8 mathematics and
examine how children develop those ideas. The module consists of a casebook
(sold separately) and an online facilitator’s package that contains everything
necessary to prepare for and lead the seminar, including access to the casebook
content and classroom videos. Under the guidance of the facilitator, participants
investigate mathematics content, analyze cases in the casebook as well as
recorded classroom lessons, and inquire into the understanding of their own
students. Modeling with Data participants learn how to use data to model
real-world contexts by collecting, representing, describing, and interpreting
data. They also learn what various graphs and statistical measures show about features
of the data, study how to summarize data when comparing groups, and consider
whether the data provide insight into the questions that originally led to the
focus on mathematics content supports participants’ understanding of students’
conceptual development, and encourages participants to try out new ideas with their
students and receive feedback from seminar facilitators.
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Based on extensive research, Reasoning and Sense Making in the Mathematics Classroom, Grades 6-8, is designed to help classroom teachers understand, monitor, and guide the development of students’ reasoning and sense making about core ideas in middle school mathematics. This book shows—through student work and classroom vignettes as well as instructional tasks—how instruction can support students in their development of reasoning and sense making. Fractions, algebraic reasoning, statistics and probability, and decomposing/composing geometric shapes are the specific content areas that this book targets.
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Reimagining the Mathematics Classroom presents a comprehensive systems approach to examining mathematics teaching. It synthesizes and illustrates current research on the essential elements of mathematics teaching and learning, unpacking each component—the classroom physical space, mathematical discourse, tasks, assessments, and families and communities—and providing concrete practical strategies and tools teachers can directly apply to their work. In addition, tips on using technology to assess and enhance learning are embedded throughout the book. Supplementary online teaching resources (math problem worksheets, conversational prompts, purposeful questions, videos, and so forth) can be accessed at NCTM’s More4U website.
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book examines the challenges related to access, equity, and empowerment faced
by students making the critical transition into mathematics of the third
through fifth grades. It will help teachers provide a challenging, effective
mathematics education for each and every student and fully implement the Access
and Equity Principle in NCTM’s Principles
to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All.