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Math Tools Grades 3-12: 64 Ways to Differentiate Instruction and Increase Student Engagement

Publisher: 
Corwin Press
Number of Pages: 
265
Price: 
37.95
ISBN: 
9781412957823
Date Received: 
Monday, January 14, 2008
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Harvey F. Silver, John R. Brunsting, and Terry Walsh
Publication Date: 
2008
Format: 
Paperback
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Category: 
Textbook

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. A User's Guide to Learning Styles and Math Tools
What Are Learning Styles and Why Do They Matter?
How Do I Select the Right Tool for the Right Learning Situation?
Five Ways to Use Math Tools
2. Mastery Math Tools
Mastery Math Tools Matrix
Knowledge Cards
Memory Box
Most Valuable Point (MVP)
Mathematical Summaries
Fist Lists and Spiders
Procedural Notes
Mathematical Conventions
What's Wrong?
Mastery Review
Convergence Mastery
Practice Makes Perfect
Mental Math War
Vocabulary Knowledge Rating (VKR)
Glossaries
Word Walls
Vocabulary Organizers
3. Understanding Math Tools
Understanding Math Tools Matrix
Always-Sometimes-Never (ASN)
Support or Refute
Stake Your Claim
Learning From Clues
Pattern Finding
Math Rulebook
P's and Q's
Essential Question Notes (EQN)
Compare and Contrast
Mathematical Analogies
Three-Way Tie
Which One Doesn't Belong?
Yes, But Why?
Yes, But Why^3?
Show Me
4. Self-Expressive Math Tools
Self-Expressive Math Tools Matrix
Picture = 1,000 Words
3-D Approach: Algebraic, Graphical, and Numerical
M + M: Math and Metaphors
Math Recipe
Cinquains
Write to Learn
MATHEMATICS Writing Frames
Storytellers
Math Is Everywhere
Group and Label
And the Question Is . . . ?
What If?
Making Up Is Fun to Do
Create Your Own
Divergent Thinking
5. Interpersonal Math Tools
Interpersonal Math Tools Matrix
Bring Your "A" Game
Paired Learning
Peer Coaching
Where in the World?
Real-World Connections
What's Your Favorite?
Who's Right?
Reflective Writing
Writing About the Problem of the Day
Test Feedback
Range Finder
Math Boggle
Vocabulary Games
Cooperative Structures for Promoting Positive Interdependence
6. Designing Lessons, Assessments, and Units in All Four Styles
Task Rotation
Assessment Menus
A Test Worth Taking
The Seven P's
References
Index
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