Teaching Mathematics In Grades 6 12

Autor: Randall E. Groth
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 141299568X
File Size: 47,95 MB
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Teaching Mathematics in Grades 6 - 12 by Randall E. Groth explores how research in mathematics education can inform teaching practice in grades 6-12. The author shows preservice mathematics teachers the value of being a “researcher—constantly experimenting with methods for developing students’ mathematical thinking—and connecting this research to practices that enhance students’ understanding of the material. Ultimately, preservice teachers will gain a deeper understanding of the types of mathematical knowledge students bring to school, and how students’ thinking may develop in response to different teaching strategies.

Making Mathematics Accessible To English Learners

Autor: John Carr
Publisher: WestEd
ISBN: 0914409689
File Size: 42,87 MB
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This practical book helps middle and high school mathematics teachers effectively reach English learners in their classrooms. Designed for teachers who have had limited preparation for teaching mathematics to English learners, the guide offers an integrated approach to teaching mathematics content and English language skills, including guidance on best instructional practices from the field, powerful and concrete strategies for teaching mathematics content along with academic language, and sample lesson scenarios that can be implemented immediately in any mathematics class. It includes: Rubrics to help teachers identify the most important language skills at five ELD levels Practical guidance and tips from the field Seven scaffolding strategies for differentiating instruction Seven tools to promote mathematical language Assessment techniques and accommodations to lower communication barriers for English learners Three integrated lesson scenarios demonstrating how to combine and embed these various strategies, tools, techniques, and approaches Chapter topics include teaching inquiry-based mathematics, understanding first and second language development, teaching the language of mathematics, scaffolding mathematics learning, and applying strategies in the classroom.

What Successful Math Teachers Do Grades 6 12

Autor: Alfred S. Posamentier
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452259135
File Size: 23,70 MB
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How exactly does What Successful Math Teachers Do work? It couldn't be easier to navigate. The book's eleven chapters organize clusters of strategies around a single aspect of a typical instructional program. For each of the 80 strategies, the authors present: A brief description of that strategy A summary of supporting research The NCTM and Common Core Standards it meets--and how Classroom applications, with examples Precautions and possible pitfalls Primary sources for further reading and research

Teaching Dilemmas And Solutions In Content Area Literacy Grades 6 12

Autor: Peter Smagorinsky
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452229937
File Size: 61,56 MB
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Middle and high school students must become proficient readers and writers to successfully meet the requirements of the secondary curricula and be adequately prepared for college, employment, and citizenship. Literacy Across the Curriculum is a guide for educators who are concerned with how students experience literacy instruction across the secondary school curriculum and need strategies for raising student performance levels. Each chapter of this edited volume is co-authored by a professor and classroom teacher within a particular academic discipline, and provides a set of 4 or 5 provocative scenarios to illuminate the decisions teachers need to make in order to successfully incorporate literacy instruction within that content area.

Fundamentals Of Literacy Instruction And Assessment 6 12

Autor: Martha Clare Hougen
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598573596
File Size: 21,92 MB
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"This book is an introduction to teaching reading and writing to secondary students, grades 6-12. Based on cutting edge research, recommended practices, and the Common Core State Standards, this core adolescent literacy textbook covers key elements of instruction and how reading and writing skills develop in older students, then thoroughly explores disciplinary literacy, providing the understanding and strategies future teachers need to instruct adolescents in the different reading and writing capacitiesrequired by different content areas. Chapters also offer guidance for supporting English language learners, working within response to intervention and other multi-tiered systems of support to better meet the needs of struggling learners and addressing students' social emotional learning"--

The Sourcebook For Teaching Science Grades 6 12

Autor: Norman Herr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787972983
File Size: 36,98 MB
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A resource for middle and high school teachers offers activities, lesson plans, experiments, demonstrations, and games for teaching physics, chemistry, biology, and the earth and space sciences.

Strategies For Teaching Adolescents With Adhd

Autor: Silvia L. DeRuvo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470615591
File Size: 10,99 MB
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ADHD expert offers help for teaching the content areas to students with attention problems Written by an expert in the field of ADHD, this important resource offers strategies to teach adolescents with ADHD across all core content areas: English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. These strategies have been classroom-tested and proven to engage students during content instruction so that they will gain a lasting understanding of the material taught. As students interact with the content—talk, write, draw, and create a variety of media in relation to the content—all students, including those with ADHD, will learn the basics necessary for post-secondary education and employment. Offers an important guide for teaching core content to adolescents with ADHD Includes information for engaging ADHD students in a way that makes content memorable Explains how to use the strategies to teach all classroom students Written by a nationally known authority on ADHD Published in partnership with the acclaimed WestEd organization

Implementing Standards Based Mathematics Instruction

Autor: Mary Kay Stein
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807739075
File Size: 24,73 MB
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Presents prevalent cases of maths instruction drawn from research of classroom lessons. The "Mathematical Tasks Framework", developed by the authors, offers teachers the means to evaluate instructional decisions, choice of materials and learning outcomes.

The Essentials Of Social Studies Grades K 8

Autor: Kathy Checkley
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416616896
File Size: 28,26 MB
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In today's climate of accountability and high-stakes testing, many U.S. schools are choosing to focus on the three Rs to the exclusion of other subjects, including social studies. Yet it is more crucial than ever for schools to foster the qualities that will enable students to actively participate in a democratic and global society. The Essentials of Social Studies, Grades K-8 takes a look at how innovative educators are helping students to hone these skills. Readers of this book will learn more about *The challenges that elementary and middle school teachers face in keeping social studies in the curriculum. * How to align social studies lessons with curriculum standards. * Strategies to infuse social studies instruction with passion and purpose. * Ways to promote students' deep understanding of social studies content. * Why lessons and assessments should give students opportunities to solve problems, work on projects, and engage in simulations. * How social studies can prepare students for a lifetime of active civic involvement. * Professional development that will help teachers bring the social studies curriculum to life in the classroom. The future of the United States in no small part depends on how well social studies teachers prepare students to assume their responsibilities as citizens. The Essentials of Social Studies, Grades K-8 will help teachers rise to this considerable challenge.