Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

By: Randi B. Stone (editor)Hardback

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Join Randi Stone as she visits the classrooms of award-winning teachers to observe their tried-and-tested best practices for teaching mathematics to elementary, middle school, and high school learners. Explore strategies for engaging students in math studies both before and after state tests as Stone's teachers demonstrate how to use animated learning icons, money-based systems, human number lines, 'sweet' solutions, and much more. Packed with lessons that work and ideas that will expand the instructional repertoires of new and veteran teachers alike, this book also features a special lesson study chapter that invites the reader to participate in a true win-win professional experience.

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About Author

Randi Stone is the author of nine Corwin Press books: Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Writing: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, and Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do. She is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University, and Salem State College. She completed her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Contents

Preface About the Author About the Contributors 1. Using a Money-Based Discipline or Reward System in an Elementary Classroom - Ryan Faulk, Montana 2. Number of the Year Award - Terry Castoria, New Jersey 3. Technology-Enhanced Second-Grade Math - Helen F. Melvin, Maine 4. Getting Zoned-Out Students to Tune In - Sharon Andrews, South Dakota 5. Letting Student Strengths Lead Math Problem Solving - Steven Wyborney, Oregon 6. Using Animated Learning Icons to Capture and Enhance Instruction - Steven Wyborney, Oregon 7. Honoring the Middle School Student - Heather Sullivan, New Mexico 8. Sweet Solutions in Math Make a Difference in the World - Pam Roller, Indiana 9. But ... Does It Make Sense? - Patricia F. Clark, New York 10. Keeping Math Alive After State Testing - Dianne M. Peterson, Florida 11. Teaching and Learning Math Vocabulary With Meaning - Debbie Gordon, Arizona 12. I Became a Facilitator as Well as a Teacher - Mary Jane Short, Delaware 13. Human Number Line: Make Yourself a Fraction - Joyce Wolfe Dodd, South Carolina 14. A Systematic Approach to Factoring Trinomials - Jim Miller, Washington 15. Engaged Students Love Math - Donna H. Henry, Arizona 16. Letting Everyone Shine - Carol Ann Amos, Vermont 17. From Angst to Aptitude: Math Is More Than a Four-Letter Word - John P. Pieper, Wisconsin 18. Lesson Study: A "Win-Win" Professional Practice - Debra Rose Howell, Washington Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/05/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781412924542
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 104
  • ID: 9781412924542
  • weight: 268
  • ISBN10: 1412924545

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