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Brain-Compatible Mathematics

Edition: 
2
Publisher: 
Corwin Press
Number of Pages: 
174
Price: 
32.95
ISBN: 
1412939380
Date Received: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Reviewable: 
No
Include In BLL Rating: 
No
Reviewer Email Address: 
Diane Ronis
Publication Date: 
2007
Format: 
Paperback
Category: 
General

 

Foreword
Preface
Publisher's Acknowledgements
Introduction
About the Author
1. Performance-Based Learning and Assessment
Traditional Versus Brain-Friendly Assessments
Importance of Performance Assessment
Alignment of Curriculum and Assessment
Assessment as Continuous Monitoring
Assessment as Tool for Learning
Grades K-2 Units
2. The Six Pillars of Performance Task Development
Set Up Clear Performance Goals
Employ "Authentic" Project Tasks
Teach and Emphasize Criteria Levels and Performance Standards
Provide Models and Demonstrations of Excellence
Teach Strategies Explicitly
Use Ongoing Assessments for Feedback and Adjustments
Brain-Compatible Framework
Grades 3-5 Units
3. Multiple Intelligences and Brain-Compatible Learning
Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Multiple Intelligences Model
Assessment for Multiple Intelligences
Grades 6-8 Units
4. Performance-Based Instructional Strategies
Cooperative Learning
Writing and Communicating in the Classroom
Classroom Practice
Challenge Project Unit
5. Problem-Solving Strategies
Instructional Strategies
Problem Exploration
Heuristics
Study Skills, Thinking Skills, and Thinking Processes
Mnemonic Techniques
Organizational Strategies
Patterning
Challenge Project Unit
6. Teaching and Assessing With the Rubric
Scoring Rubrics
Categories for Rubrics
Types of Rubrics
Brain-Compatible Assessment
Challenge Project Unit
7. Teaching and Assessing With the Portfolio
Student Evaluations
Portfolio Assessment
A Portfolio System
Conclusion
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
Glossary
Resources
Bibliography
Index
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Monday, March 26, 2007

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