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Math In Plain English

Author : Amy Benjamin
ISBN : 9781317926757
Genre : Education
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Do word problems and math vocabulary confuse students in your mathematics classes? Do simple keywords like "value" and "portion" seem to mislead them? Many words that students already know can have a different meaning in mathematics. To grasp that difference, students need to connect English literacy skills to math. Successful students speak, read, write, and listen to each other so they can understand, retain, and apply mathematics concepts. This book explains how to use 10 classroom-ready literacy strategies in concert with your mathematics instruction. You’ll learn how to develop students who are able to explain to themselves - and communicate to others - what problems mean and how to attack them. Embedding these strategies in your instruction will help your students gain the literacy skills required to achieve the eight Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. You’ll discover the best answer to their question, "When am I ever going to use this?" The 10 Strategies: 1. Teaching mathematical words explicitly 2. Teaching academic words implicitly 3. Reinforcing reading comprehension skills that apply to mathematics 4. Teaching mathematics with metaphor and gesture 5. Unlocking the meaning of word problems 6. Teaching note-taking skills for mathematics 7. Using language-based formative assessment in mathematics 8. Connecting memorization to meaning in mathematics 9. Incorporating writing-to-learn activities in mathematics 10. Preparing students for algebraic thinking

Bringing The Common Core Math Standards To Life

Author : Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy
ISBN : 9781317820857
Genre : Education
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As high school math teachers shift to the Common Core State Standards, the question remains: What do the standards actually look like in the classroom? This book answers that question by taking you inside of real Common Core classrooms across the country. You’ll see how exemplary teachers are meeting the new requirements and engaging students in math. Through these detailed examples of effective instruction, you will uncover how to bring the standards to life in your own classroom! Special Features: A clear explanation of the big shifts happening in the classroom as a result of the Common Core State Standards Real examples of how exemplary teachers are using engaging strategies and tasks to teach algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, mathematics across the curriculum, and more A detailed analysis of each example to help you understand why it is effective and how you can try it with your own students Practical, ready-to-use tools you can take back to your classroom, including unit plans and classroom handouts

Teaching Students To Communicate Mathematically

Author : Laney Sammons
ISBN : 9781416625605
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This book covers the basics of effective mathematical communication and offers specific strategies for teaching students how to speak and write about math.

Strategies For Common Core Mathematics

Author : Leslie Texas
ISBN : 9781317921387
Genre : Education
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This new, practical book provides an explanation of each of the eight mathematical practices and gives middle school educators specific instructional strategies that align with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Math teachers, curriculum coordinators, and district math supervisors get practical ideas on how to engage middle school students in mathematical practices, develop problem-solving skills, and promote higher-order thinking. Learn how to scaffold activities across grades and get strategies you can implement immediately in your classroom. All middle school mathematics educators should have this book in their professional libraries!


Author : John A. Dossey
ISBN : UVA:X004013527
Genre : Mathematics
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Australian Language And Literacy Matters

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Australian Education Index

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924068940018
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Resources In Education

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Linguistics And Language Behavior Abstracts

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Genre : Language and languages
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Improving Adolescent Literacy

Author : Douglas Fisher
ISBN : 0131113488
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To help future teachers learn to infuse literacy instruction into all content areas, these AUTHORs present a rich panoply of engaging instructional strategies that research has shown to be effective for improving reading and writing in middle and secondary school students. After discussing common questions asked by content area teachers, a full chapter is devoted to each of eight strategies-anticipatory activities, read-alouds/shared reading, questioning, notetaking/notemaking, graphic organizers, vocabulary instruction, writing to learn, and reciprocal teaching-coupling discussions with examples from the AUTHOR's own research in a diverse, urban secondary school. Features a common structure for presenting each strategy-1) scenario of a teacher using the strategy; 2) rationale for the strategy and its supporting research; and 3) descriptions of how the strategy works and authentic examples of the strategy in use. Additionally, in order to meet the challenge of today's inclusive, multicultural classrooms, the book presents only those strategies that have been proven effective with all learners - including those for whom English is not their first language. For future content area reading teachers.

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