Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do / Edition 1

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In this new volume from Randi Stone, award-winning teachers model mathematics lessons that work and demonstrate innovative methods that have been field-tested in diverse elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. An ideal resource for new and veteran teachers and linked with companion volumes featuring strategies for teaching writing and science, this resource offers: Strategies for motivating students with animated learning icons, money-based systems, human number lines, sweet solutions, and much more, Techniques for engaging students before and after state tests, A special lesson study chapter focused on win-win professional practice for teachers. This concise text will become one of your most-used guides for clarifying math concepts, increasing math vocabulary, strengthening problem-solving skills, and inspiring students' excitement about math in the real world!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412924559
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 3/28/2007
  • Series: Best Practices Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 104
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Randi Stoneis the author ofnine Corwin Press books: Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Writing: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, and Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do. She is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University, and Salem State College. She completed her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

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Table of Contents

Preface     vii
About the Author     ix
About the Contributors     xi
Using a Money-Based Discipline or Reward System in an Elementary Classroom   Ryan Faulk, Montana     1
Number of the Year Award   Terry Castoria, New Jersey     7
Technology-Enhanced Second-Grade Math   Helen F. Melvin, Maine     11
Getting Zoned-Out Students to Tune In   Sharon Andrews, South Dakota     19
Letting Student Strengths Lead Math Problem Solving   Steven Wyborney, Oregon     23
Using Animated Learning Icons to Capture and Enhance Instruction   Steven Wyborney, Oregon     27
Honoring the Middle School Student   Heather Sullivan, New Mexico     31
Sweet Solutions in Math Make a Difference in the World   Pam Roller, Indiana     35
But...Does It Make Sense?   Patricia F. Clark, New York     39
Keeping Math Alive After State Testing   Dianne M. Peterson, Florida     43
Teaching and Learning Math Vocabulary With Meaning   Debbie Gordon, Arizona     45
I Became a Facilitator as Well as a Teacher   Mary Jane Short, Delaware     47
Human Number Line: Make Yourself a Fraction   Joyce Wolfe Dodd, SouthCarolina     49
A Systematic Approach to Factoring Trinomials   Jim Miller, Washington     53
Engaged Students Love Math   Donna H. Henry, Arizona     59
Letting Everyone Shine   Carol Ann Amos, Vermont     67
From Angst to Aptitude: Math Is More Than a Four-Letter Word   John P. Pieper, Wisconsin     69
Lesson Study: A "Win-Win" Professional Practice   Debra Rose Howell, Washington     73
Index     83
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