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Thomas, Amanda – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2017
Increasing availability of digital devices in elementary school classrooms presents exciting new opportunities for teachers to support the teaching and learning of mathematics. Although many of the math applications available for these devices focus on drill and practice of mathematical procedures, screencasting apps can help support effective…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Vignettes, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematical Applications
Schifter, Deborah; Bastable, Virginia; Russell, Susan Jo – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2016
The "Building a System of Tens Casebook" was developed as the key resource for participants' Developing Mathematical Ideas seminar experience. The thirty cases, written by teachers describing real situations and actual student thinking in their classrooms, provide the basis of each session's investigation of specific mathematical…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Seminars, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Mathematical Concepts
Markworth, Kim; McCool, Jenni; Kosiak, Jennifer – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2015
Holidays and seasonal activities provide excitement and a change of pace for teachers and students alike. They also offer perfect backdrops for mathematical tasks that can be related to other topics and themes in the classroom. "Problem Solving in All Seasons, Prekindergarten-Grade 2" delivers thirty-two appealing, real-world situations,…
Descriptors: Primary Education, Early Childhood Education, Problem Solving, Kindergarten
Wilburne, Jane M.; Keat, Jane B.; Napoli, Mary P. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
Nervous about teaching math to young children? Too pressed for time to teach all of the math concepts children need to know? Now there's a practical, stress-free guide to one of the most effective ways to enhance children's mathematical thinking in pre-K-Grade 3--by weaving math concepts into storytime. Ready for any educator to pick up and start…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Problem Solving, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills
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Gersten, Russell; Beckmann, Sybilla; Clarke, Benjamin; Foegen, Anne; Marsh, Laurel; Star, Jon R.; Witzel, Bradley – What Works Clearinghouse, 2009
Students struggling with mathematics may benefit from early interventions aimed at improving their mathematics ability and ultimately preventing subsequent failure. This guide provides eight specific recommendations intended to help teachers, principals, and school administrators use Response to Intervention (RtI) to identify students who need…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Secondary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students
Fuson, Karen; Clements, Douglas; Beckmann, Sybilla – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2010
"Focus in Grade 1: Teaching with Curriculum Focal Points" describes and illustrates learning paths for the mathematical concepts and skills of each grade 1 Focal Point as presented in Curriculum Focal Points for Prekindergarten through Grade 8 Mathematics. It includes representational supports for teaching and learning that can facilitate…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematical Concepts, Grade 1, Misconceptions
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
Wickett, Maryann; Hendrix-Martin, Eunice – Stenhouse Publishers, 2011
Multiple-choice testing is an educational reality. Rather than complain about the negative impact these tests may have on teaching and learning, why not use them to better understand your students' true mathematical knowledge and comprehension? Maryann Wickett and Eunice Hendrix-Martin show teachers how to move beyond the student's answer--right…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Multiple Choice Tests, Grade 2, Grade 3
Oberdorf, Christine; Taylor-Cox, Jennifer – Eye on Education, 2012
Provide targeted mathematics instruction for every child. These books combine formative assessment with practical activities to differentiate the elementary classroom. The formative assessments include student work samples at varying levels. The authors: (1) Illustrate the distinction between a "traditional" assessment and an "enhanced"…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Formative Evaluation, State Standards, Mathematics Instruction
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Erbilgin, Evrim – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2015
This article describes a series of two linear measurement activities designed to integrate the related content and processes of Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) into classroom practice using nonstandard units. In the article, nonstandard units refer to same-size, repeatable units (e.g., paper clips, feet) for a specified…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Measurement, Mathematics Instruction, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
O'Connell, Susan; O'Connor, Kelly – Heinemann, 2007
In this book, the authors offer suggestions for teachers to help students explore, express, and better understand mathematical content through talking and writing. They offer an array of entry points for understanding, planning, and teaching, including strategies that help students put their ideas into words, clarify them, elaborate on them, and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Educational Resources, Writing (Composition), Educational Strategies
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Bailey, Lora B. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2010
This 3 year longitudinal study reports the feasibility of an "Improving Teacher Quality: No Child Left Behind" project for impacting teachers' content and pedagogical knowledge in mathematics in nine Title I elementary schools in the southeastern United States. Data were collected for 3 years to determine the impact of standards and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Teacher Effectiveness, Federal Legislation, Academic Achievement
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Miller, Bridget; Martin, Christie – Science and Children, 2016
The idea of notebooking is not new in the science classroom. Since the mid-1970s, writing has been found to facilitate students' critical thinking and learning across a variety of content areas. For science educators, notebooks have become an essential tool for supporting students' scientific inquiry in and across concepts. Scientific notebooks…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Interactive Video, Handheld Devices
Tsai, Wen-Huan – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004
This study was designed to supporting teachers on developing teaching norms based on classroom-learning community in which students are willing to engage in discourse. A collaborative team consisting of the researcher and four second-grade teachers were set up. The collaborative community intended to generate norms of acceptable or appropriate…
Descriptors: Norms, Teamwork, Group Discussion, Discourse Communities
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Towers, Jo – Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 2010
This article is based on one of the several case studies of recent graduates of a teacher education programme that is founded upon inquiry-based, field-oriented and learner-focussed principles and practices and that is centrally concerned with shaping teachers who can enact strong inquiry-based practices in Kindergarten to Grade 12 classrooms. The…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction
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