Mind for Mathematics, A: Meaningful Teaching and Learning in Elementary Classrooms—useful classroom tactics and examples for  by Nanci N. Smith

Mind for Mathematics, A: Meaningful Teaching and Learning in Elementary Classrooms—useful classroom…

byNanci N. Smith

Kobo ebook | October 25, 2016

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What does it take to be a good mathematics teacher who actively engages students and addresses learning differences? Gain a mental picture of an effective mathematics learning environment and why it must be founded on growth mindset principles. This easy-to-read text breaks down the complex components of mathematics teaching and divides them into practical strategies. Combining mathematics research, useful tactics, and examples from K–6 classrooms, the book includes reflection questions, action tasks, and activities to inspire and engage mathematical minds.

Benefits:

  • LEARN HOW TO USE DIFFERENT TYPES OF ASSESSMENTS to advance student learning and inform mathematics instruction.
  • OBSERVE SPECIFIC CLASSROOM EXAMPLES and vignettes that illustrate the mathematical concepts covered in each chapter.
  • LEARN THE CHARACTERISTICS OF HIGH-QUALITY, RIGOROUS TASKS that engage students in learning mathematics.
  • GET ADVICE ON BALANCING TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES and making sound plans for teaching mathematics, including communicating with students’ families.
  • INFLUENCE STUDENTS TO WORK HARD, grapple with challenging problems, and ultimately value mathematics.

Contents:

About the Author

Introduction

  1. Creating the Mathematical Environment
  2. Engaging Mathematical Minds
  3. Reaching Different Mathematical Minds
  4. Challenging Student Mathematicians
  5. Monitoring Mathematical Assessment
  6. Balancing It All

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Title:Mind for Mathematics, A: Meaningful Teaching and Learning in Elementary Classrooms—useful classroom…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 25, 2016Publisher:Solution Tree PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943874018

ISBN - 13:9781943874019

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