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Brain-Compatible Mathematics / Edition 2
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Brain-Compatible Mathematics / Edition 2

by Diane L. Ronis, Bena Kallick
 

ISBN-10: 1412939380

ISBN-13: 9781412939386

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Build upon a student's neural wiring for learning with this second edition of a powerful bestseller that bridges the world of brain research with improved mathematics instruction.

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Build upon a student's neural wiring for learning with this second edition of a powerful bestseller that bridges the world of brain research with improved mathematics instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412939386
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Publisher's Acknowledgements
Introduction
About the Author
1. Performance-Based Learning and Assessment
Traditional Versus Brain-Friendly Assessments
Importance of Performance Assessment
Alignment of Curriculum and Assessment
Assessment as Continuous Monitoring
Assessment as Tool for Learning
Grades K-2 Units
2. The Six Pillars of Performance Task Development
Set Up Clear Performance Goals
Employ "Authentic" Project Tasks
Teach and Emphasize Criteria Levels and Performance Standards
Provide Models and Demonstrations of Excellence
Teach Strategies Explicitly
Use Ongoing Assessments for Feedback and Adjustments
Brain-Compatible Framework
Grades 3-5 Units
3. Multiple Intelligences and Brain-Compatible Learning
Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Multiple Intelligences Model
Assessment for Multiple Intelligences
Grades 6-8 Units
4. Performance-Based Instructional Strategies
Cooperative Learning
Writing and Communicating in the Classroom
Classroom Practice
Challenge Project Unit
5. Problem-Solving Strategies
Instructional Strategies
Problem Exploration
Heuristics
Study Skills, Thinking Skills, and Thinking Processes
Mnemonic Techniques
Organizational Strategies
Patterning
Challenge Project Unit
6. Teaching and Assessing With the Rubric
Scoring Rubrics
Categories for Rubrics
Types of Rubrics
Brain-Compatible Assessment
Challenge Project Unit
7. Teaching and Assessing With the Portfolio
Student Evaluations
Portfolio Assessment
A Portfolio System
Conclusion
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
Glossary
Resources
Bibliography
Index

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