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Tillema, Erik; Gatza, Andrew; Ulrich, Catherine – Australian Mathematics Teacher, 2017
The number and algebra strand of the "Australian Curriculum: Mathematics" (2015) advocates for holding together the study of number and algebra across years K-8--a position that mathematics educators have endorsed in many countries. This recommendation along with the report "Shape of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Curriculum, National Curriculum
Seeley, Cathy L. – ASCD, 2016
In "Making Sense of Math," Cathy L. Seeley, former president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, shares her insight into how to turn your students into flexible mathematical thinkers and problem solvers. This practical volume concentrates on the following areas: (1) Making sense of math by fostering habits of mind that…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills, Mathematics Instruction
Louisiana Department of Education, 2013
This module assumes that the information presented in previous modules is well known to the learner. Module 6 is the third of three modules (4, 5, and 6) designed to provide an in-depth look at the Standards of Mathematical Practice which are part of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Module 6 focuses on strategies for implementing…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Academic Standards, State Standards, Mathematics Instruction
Walker, Erica N. – Teachers College Press, 2012
Drawing on perceptions, behaviors, and experiences of students at an urban high school--both high and low achievers--this timely book demonstrates how urban youth can be meaningfully engaged in learning mathematics. The author presents a "potential" model rather than a "deficit" model, complete with teaching strategies and best practices for…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High School Students, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement
Fennell, Francis – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2011
"Achieving Fluency" presents the understandings that all teachers need to play a role in the education of students who struggle: those with disabilities and those who simply lack essential foundational knowledge. This book serves teachers and supervisors by sharing increasingly intensive instructional interventions for struggling students on…
Descriptors: State Standards, Disabilities, Special Education, Mathematics Instruction
Syrja, Rachel Carrillo – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2011
This book provides practical strategies and tools for assessing and teaching even the most hard to reach English language learners across the content areas. Syrja offers educators the latest information on working with ELLs (including using formative assessments) and provides a wealth of classroom-tested models and measures. These tools have…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Success
Collins, Anne – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2011
Linking assessment to everyday classroom instruction requires a shift in both thinking and practice. For many, the term "assessment" simply means "grade". "Using Classroom Assessment to Improve Student Learning" shows how teachers can move away from using tests, letter or numerical grades, or passing or failing as…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, State Standards, Classroom Environment
Slavin, Robert E.; Lake, Cynthia; Groff, Cynthia – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2010
This guide summarizes "Effective Programs in Elementary Mathematics: A Best-Evidence Synthesis" and "Effective Programs in Middle and High School Mathematics: A Best-Evidence Synthesis," two research reviews conducted by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Research and Reform in Education. The purpose of the reviews was to evaluate the…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Control Groups
Hull, Ted H.; Balka, Don S.; Miles, Ruth Harbin – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2010
Math coaches play a vital role in strengthening math instruction and learning in schools. However, without a collegial relationship with the teachers they are trying to help, it is difficult to foster productive collaborations that lead to better teaching practice and increased student achievement. This resource helps coaches confidently clarify,…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Educational Change, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods