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    Putting Essential Understanding into Practice: Statistics, 9-12

    By Terry Crites and Roy St. Laurent; Terry Crites, Volume Editor; Barbara J. Dougherty, Series Editor, Putting Essential Understanding into Practice Series Learn about the specialized pedagogical content knowledge that you need to teach statistics effectively in grades 9–12. The authors demonstrate how to use this knowledge to address the big ideas and essential understandings that students must develop for success with statistics—not only in their current work, but also in higher-level mathematics and a myriad of real-world contexts.


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    Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in Grades 9-12 (Download)

    The book offers a coherent set of professional learning experiences designed to foster teachers’ understanding of the eight effective mathematics teaching practices and their ability to apply those practices in their own classrooms. The book examines in depth what each teaching practice would look like in a high school classroom, with narrative cases, classroom videos, and real student work, presenting a rich array of experiences that bring the practices to life.


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    Number and Operations, Part 1: Building A System of Tens Casebook

    The Building a System of Tens Casebook was developed as the key resource for participants’ Developing Mathematical Ideas seminar experience. The thirty cases, written by teachers describing real situations and actual student thinking in their classrooms, provide the basis of each session’s investigation of specific mathematical concepts and teaching strategies. Reading and discussing the cases under the guidance of the facilitator actively engages seminar participants in their own learning enterprise.


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    Number and Operations, Part 2: Making Meaning for Operations Casebook (Download)

    The Making Meaning for Operations Casebook was developed as the key resource for participants’ Developing Mathematical Ideas seminar experience. The twenty-nine cases, written by teachers describing real situations and actual student thinking in their classrooms, provide the basis of each session’s investigation of specific mathematical concepts and teaching strategies. Reading and discussing the cases under the guidance of the facilitator actively engages seminar participants in their own learning enterprise.


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    Reasoning and Sense Making in the Mathematics Classroom: Pre-K-Grade 2

    Based on extensive research, Reasoning and Sense Making in the Mathematics Classroom, Pre-K–Grade 2, is designed to help classroom teachers understand, monitor, and guide the development of students’ reasoning and sense making about core ideas in elementary school mathematics. Vignettes and student work as well as instructional tasks and learning progressions illustrate how students develop reasoning and sense making and how instruction can support them in that development. This book focuses on number and operations, algebraic thinking, and decomposing/composing geometric shapes.  


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