Accessible Mathematics: Ten Instructional Shifts That Raise Student Achievement

Paperback | March 12, 2009

bySteven Leinwand

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10 Instructional Shifts That Raise Student Achievement

Raising students’ math achievement doesn’t mean ripping up your planning book and starting over. InAccessible Mathematics Steven Leinwand (author of Sensible Mathematics) shows how small shifts in the good teaching you already do can make a big difference in student learning.

Accessible Mathematics is Leinwand’s latest important book for math teachers. In it he focuses on the crucial issue of classroom instruction. He scours the research and visits highly effective classrooms for practical examples of small adjustments to your teaching that lead to deeper student learning in math. Some of his 10 classroom-tested teaching shifts may surprise you and others will validate your thinking. But all of them will improve your students’ performance.

Thoroughly practical and ever-aware of the limits of teachers’ time, Leinwand gives you everything you need to put his commonsense ideas to use immediately. His extensive planning advice will help you streamline your teaching to get more from everything you do. Classroom examples from every grade level model teaching language and instructional moves. And his suggestions for professional learning help increase your effectiveness through the power of collaboration.

Steven Leinwand shares your priority: raising the mathematical understanding and achievement of every one of your students. Read Accessible Mathematics, try his 10 suggestions in your practice, and discover how minor shifts in your teaching can put student learning into high gear.

 

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10 Instructional Shifts That Raise Student Achievement Raising students’ math achievement doesn’t mean ripping up your planning book and starting over. InAccessible Mathematics Steven Leinwand (author of Sensible Mathematics) shows how small shifts in the good teaching you already do can make a big difference in student learning. ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.25 × 7.4 × 0.4 inPublished:March 12, 2009Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0325026564

ISBN - 13:9780325026565

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