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Hernández, Maria L.; Levy, Rachel; Felton-Koestler, Mathew D.; Zbiek, Rose Mary – Mathematics Teacher, 2016
In 2015, mathematics leaders and instructors from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) and the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP), with input from NCTM, came together to write the "Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Mathematical Modeling Education" (GAIMME) report as a resource for…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers
Louis, Everett; Flores, Alfinio; Sophian, Catherine; Zbiek, Rose Mary – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2010
How do composing and decomposing numbers connect with the properties of addition? Focus on the ideas that you need to thoroughly understand in order to teach with confidence. The mathematical content of this book focuses on essential knowledge for teachers about numbers and number systems. It is organized around one big idea and supported by…
Descriptors: Number Systems, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Instruction, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Zbiek, Rose Mary; Larson, Matthew R. – Mathematics Teacher, 2015
Improving student learning is the primary goal of every teacher of algebra. Teachers seek strategies to help all students learn important algebra content and develop mathematical practices. The new Institute of Education Sciences[IES] practice guide, "Teaching Strategies for Improving Algebra Knowledge in Middle and High School Students"…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Middle School Students
Clarke, Carne; Fisher, William; Marks, Rick; Ross, Sharon; Zbiek, Rose Mary – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2010
This book focuses on essential knowledge for teachers about rational numbers. It is organized around four big ideas, supported by multiple smaller, interconnected ideas--essential understandings. Taking teachers beyond a simple introduction to rational numbers, the book will broaden and deepen their mathematical understanding of one of the most…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Numbers, Elementary School Teachers, Misconceptions
Lloyd, Gwendolyn; Beckmann, Sybilla; Zbiek, Rose Mary; Cooney, Thomas – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2010
Are sequences functions? What can't the popular "vertical line test" be applied in some cases to determine if a relation is a function? How does the idea of rate of change connect with simpler ideas about proportionality as well as more advanced topics in calculus? Helping high school students develop a robust understanding of functions requires…
Descriptors: Calculus, Misconceptions, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers
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Heid, M. Kathleen; Zbiek, Rose Mary – Mathematics Teacher, 1995
Computer-Intensive Algebra (CIA) focuses on the use of technology to help develop a rich understanding of fundamental algebraic concepts in real-world settings using computing tools for easy access to numerical, graphical, and symbolic representations of mathematical ideas. (MKR)
Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Uses in Education, Demonstration Programs, Educational Technology
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Star, Jon R.; Foegen, Anne; Larson, Matthew R.; McCallum, William G.; Porath, Jane; Zbiek, Rose Mary; Caronongan, Pia; Furgeson, Joshua,; Keating, Betsy; Lyskawa, Julia – What Works Clearinghouse, 2015
Mastering algebra is important for future math and postsecondary success. Educators will find practical recommendations for how to improve algebra instruction in the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) practice guide, "Teaching Strategies for Improving Algebra Knowledge in Middle and High School Students". The methods and examples included in…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Teaching Methods