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Small, Marian – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2009
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…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Probability, Geometry, Teachers
Small, Marian; Lin, Amy – Teachers College Press, 2010
Teachers know that Differentiated Instruction (DI) helps all students to learn. Yet DI challenges teachers, and nowhere more than in mathematics. In this new book, written specifically for secondary mathematics teachers, the authors cut through the difficulties with two powerful and universal strategies that teachers can use across all math…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Student Participation, Data Analysis, Mathematics Teachers
Copley, Juanita V. – National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2010
This second edition of the bestselling book "The Young Child and Mathematics" reflects recent developments in math education in a wealth of vignettes from classrooms, activity ideas, and strategies for teaching young children about math processes and concepts. Using standards and guidelines from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics…
Descriptors: Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum, Mathematics
Mohr, Doris, Ed.; Walcott, Crystal, Ed.; Kloosterman, Peter, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2019
"Mathematical Thinking: From Assessment Items to Challenging Tasks" is a compilation of 36 problem-based lessons that encourage students to engage in productive struggle and deep thinking. Its 36 full-length lessons for grades 2-8 are each inspired by an actual test item from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Test Items, Elementary School Mathematics, Middle School Mathematics
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
Fennell, Francis; Bamberger, Honi; Rowan, Thomas; Sammons, Kay; Suarez, Anna – 2000
This book provides a resource for mathematics teachers to understanding the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM) standards and implementing these standards in their teaching. Five standards are overviewed: (1) number and operation; (2) algebra; (3) geometry; (4) measurement; and (5) data analysis and probability. Lesson plans are…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Algebra, Data Analysis, Geometry
Wall, Edward S.; Posamentier, Alfred S. – Corwin Press, 2006
This easy-to-navigate guide offers research-based teaching strategies for introducing prekindergarten and elementary school students to the content and skills recommended by the NCTM principles and standards for mathematics. Using the popular format of the "What Successful Teachers Do" books, the authors present 47 dynamic learning activities,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Probability, Mathematics Teachers, Elementary School Students
Kuhns, Catherine Jones – Crystal Springs Books, 2006
In this book, author Catherine Jones Kuhns introduces student- and teacher-friendly math activities designed to get students thinking like mathematicians and loving mathematics, while addressing content standards through grade 2. She also shows how to make math fun for students, get children actively engaged in learning, create a student-centered…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Probability, Data Analysis, Childrens Literature
McNamara, Timothy J. – Corwin Press, 2006
Helping teachers envision how math standards can be integrated into the secondary classroom, this book presents engaging activities and ready-to-use lessons aligned with NCTM content and process standards. This user-friendly book by mathematics educator Timothy J. McNamara is filled with a generous collection of lessons for each of the ten NCTM…
Descriptors: Probability, Elementary Secondary Education, Data Analysis, Graphing Calculators
Perry, Phyllis J. – 1997
This book reinforces the outstanding work done by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in developing curriculum standards for students in kindergarten through fourth grade by discussing the 13 strands of mathematics and their implications for teachers and parents who work with students. It also provides some suggested resources…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Geometry, Mathematical Concepts