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Succeeding at Teaching Mathematics K-6

Julie Silva Spitzer and Cheryl D. Roddick
Publisher: 
Corwin Press
Publication Date: 
2008
Number of Pages: 
117
Format: 
Paperback
Price: 
27.95
ISBN: 
9781412927659
Category: 
Textbook
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Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
1. A Glimpse at Mathematics Instruction
Two Illustrations
Success in Teaching Mathematics
Summary
2. Standards-Based Teaching
Why Do We Need Standards for Teaching Mathematics?
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Principles and Standards
State and District Standards for Teaching Mathematics
The Relationship Between Standards and Standards-Based Mathematics Textbooks
NCTM Curriculum Focal Points
Examples of Standards-Based Activities Involving Algebraic Thinking
Summary
3. Engaging Students in Learning Mathematics
What Is Engagement?
Engaging Learners in the Affective Domain
Affective Issues Related to Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Students Engaged in Learning Probability
Summary
4. Engagement Strategies for Special Populations
The Special Needs Learner
The Gifted Learner
The English Language Learner
Example of Engaging Learners in a Mathematics Classroom
Summary
5. Assessment
Developing Assessments: The Use of Backward Design
Types of Assessment
Rubrics
Grading and Assessment Schemes
Practical Ways of Assessing Throughout the Instructional Process
Tailoring Assessments for Special Populations
Data-Driven Instructional Practices
A Word About Standardized Tests
Summary
6. Putting It All Together
The Year at a Glance: Designing Your Curriculum
Making Connections Within Mathematics
Making Connections Across the Curriculum
Mathematical Connections Across Grades
Succeeding at Teaching Mathematics?and Loving It!
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
References
Index

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