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ERIC Number: ED512632
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr-9
Pages: 216
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8077-4978-4
Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction
Small, Marian
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Using differentiated instruction in the classroom can be a challenge, especially when teaching mathematics. This book cuts through the difficulties with two powerful and universal strategies that teachers can use across all math content: Open Questions and Parallel Tasks. Specific strategies and examples for grades Kindergarten - 8 are organized around the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM's) content strands: Number and Operations, Geometry, Measurement, Algebra, and Data Analysis and Probability. This resource will help teachers create a more inclusive classroom with mathematical talk that engages students from all levels. Contents include: (1) Why and How to Differentiate Math Instruction; (2) Number and Operations; (3) Geometry; (4) Measurement; (5) Algebra; and (6) Data Analysis and Probability. Worksheet for Open Questions and Parallel Tasks is appended. A glossary, bibliography, an index of subject and cited authors, and an index of "big ideas" are also included. [This book was co-published with Teachers College Press.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics