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Supporting Mathematical Learning: Effective Instruction, Assessment, and Student Activities, Grades K-5 / Edition 1
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Supporting Mathematical Learning: Effective Instruction, Assessment, and Student Activities, Grades K-5 / Edition 1

by Joanne Picone-Zocchia, Giselle O. Martin-Kniep
 

ISBN-10: 0787988766

ISBN-13: 9780787988760

Pub. Date: 10/20/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Expert guidance on improving teaching and learning in elementary math

This book distills an array of instructional tools, lesson planning templates, and best-practice strategies along with hands-on student activities into one easy-to-use resource. In clear and simple language, the authors explain how to use performance criteria and assessments to design effective,

Overview

Expert guidance on improving teaching and learning in elementary math

This book distills an array of instructional tools, lesson planning templates, and best-practice strategies along with hands-on student activities into one easy-to-use resource. In clear and simple language, the authors explain how to use performance criteria and assessments to design effective, standards-based lessons that build essential mathematical problem-solving skills as well as in-depth understanding of mathematical concepts. The book features extensive sample lessons on reproducible worksheets focusing on patterns, computation, fractions, and measurement, all broken down by grade level.

Joanne Picone-Zocchia and Giselle O. Martin-Kniep, PhD, are leaders of Communities for Learning (Floral Park, NY), a professional development organization involved in school leadership and teacher training efforts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787988760
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/20/2008
Series:
Jossey-Bass Teacher Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Effective Mathematics Instruction

Some Strategies for Improving Mathematics Instruction

Part I: Teaching Elements

2. Assessment

3. Setting Explicit Criteria

4. Using Questions Effectively

5. The Roles of Problems in Instruction and Assessment

Part II: Lessons and Activities

6. Patterns

7. Measurement

8. Money

9. Fractions

Resources and Web Links

References

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