Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching High School: Understanding How to Use Functions by Edward C. Nolan

Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching High School: Understanding How to Use Functions

byEdward C. Nolan, Juli K. Dixon, Farhsid Safi...

Kobo ebook | May 19, 2016

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Develop a deep understanding of mathematics by grasping the context and purpose behind various strategies. This user-friendly resource presents high school teachers with a logical progression of pedagogical actions, classroom norms, and collaborative teacher team efforts to increase their knowledge and improve mathematics instruction. Explore strategies and techniques to effectively learn and teach significant mathematics concepts and provide all students with the precise, accurate information they need to achieve academic success. Combine student understanding of functions and algebraic concepts so that they can better decipher the world.

 

Benefits

 

  • Dig deep into mathematical modeling and reasoning to improve as both a learner and teacher of mathematics.
  • Explore how to develop, select, or modify mathematics tasks in order to balance cognitive demand and engage students.
  • Discover the three important norms to uphold in all mathematics classrooms.
  • Learn to apply the tasks, questioning, and evidence (TQE) process to ensure mathematics instruction is focused, coherent, and rigorous.
  • Gain clarity about the most productive progression of mathematical teaching and learning for high school.
  • Watch short videos that show what classrooms that are developing mathematical understanding should look like.

 

Contents

 

Introduction

  1. Equations and Functions
  2. Structure of Equations
  3. Geometry
  4. Types of Functions
  5. Function Modeling
  6. Statistics and Probability

Epilogue: Next Steps

Appendix: Weight Loss Study Data

References

Index

Title:Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching High School: Understanding How to Use FunctionsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 19, 2016Publisher:Solution Tree PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1942496494

ISBN - 13:9781942496496

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