The Principal as Mathematics Leader

The Principal as Mathematics Leader

by Ontario Principals' Council
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412963109

ISBN-13: 9781412963107

Pub. Date: 01/12/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This guide provides research, tools, and support for leading effective mathematics teaching and learning, observing and evaluating mathematics instruction, and promoting faculty growth.  See more details below

Overview

This guide provides research, tools, and support for leading effective mathematics teaching and learning, observing and evaluating mathematics instruction, and promoting faculty growth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412963107
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/12/2009
Series:
Leading Student Achievement Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. A Vision for Learning Mathematics
Mathematics Reform
Teacher Change in Mathematics
Teachers? Attitudes and Perceptions About Mathematics Teaching and Learning
Teachers? Understanding of Mathematics Content and Pedagogy
The Principal's Role
2. Observing and Evaluating a Mathematics Classroom
Identifying Teacher Practices in Exemplary Mathematics Classrooms
Problem Solving
Mathematics Manipulatives
A Balanced Program
Technology
Literature Connections
Assessment and Evaluation
The Principal's Role
3. What Can Principals Do?
Gap Analysis
Schoolwide Mathematics Improvement Plan
Supporting Teacher Growth and Development
High-Yield Strategies
Professional Learning Communities or Teams
Job-Embedded Learning
Co-Teaching
Teacher Moderation: Collaborative Assessment of Student Work
Lesson Study
Book Study
Other Strategies
4. Tools for Success
Resources
Memberships
Books
Mathematics Manipulatives
Worldwide Web Resources
Math Puzzles and Bulletin Boards
Mathematics Buddies
School Homework Club and Peer Tutoring
Math Clubs
Mathematics Pictures and Video Recordings
Mathematics Fairs and Career Days
Home and School Connections
Principal Resources
Resource 1: OAME Vision Statement
Resource 2: Observing and Evaluating a Mathematics Classroom
Resource 3: Gap Analysis: The Effective Mathematics Classroom
Resource 4: Children's Books With Mathematics Themes
References
Index

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