Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching, Grades 3-5: (Learn and Teach Concepts and Operations with Depth: How Mathematics Progresses Within and Acros (Paperback)

Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching, Grades 3-5: (Learn and Teach Concepts and Operations with Depth: How Mathematics Progresses Within and Acros By Juli K. Dixon, Edward C. Nolan Cover Image
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Description


Develop a deep understanding of mathematics. This user-friendly resource presents grades 3-5 teachers with a logical progression of pedagogical actions, classroom norms, and collaborative teacher team efforts to increase their knowledge and improve mathematics instruction. Focus on an understanding of and procedural fluency with multiplication and division. Address how to learn and teach fraction concepts and operations with depth. Thoroughly teach plane and solid geometry. Explore strategies and techniques to effectively learn and teach significant mathematics concepts and provide all students with the precise, accurate information they need to achieve academic success.

Benefits

  • Dig deep into mathematical modeling and reasoning to improve as both a learner and teacher of mathematics.
  • Explore how to develop, select, and modify mathematics tasks in order to balance cognitive demand and engage students.
  • Discover the three important norms to uphold in all mathematics classrooms.
  • Learn to apply the tasks, questioning, and evidence (TQE) process to ensure mathematics instruction is focused, coherent, and rigorous.
  • Use charts and diagrams for classifying shapes, which can engage students in important mathematical practices.
  • Access short videos that show what classrooms that are developing mathematical understanding should look like.

Contents

Introduction

1 Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction

2 Multiplication and Division

3 Fraction Concepts

4 Fraction Operations

5 Geometry

6 Measurement

Epilogue Next Steps

Appendix A Completed Classification of Triangles Chart

Appendix B Completed Diagram for Classifying Quadrilaterals



Product Details
ISBN: 9781942496427
ISBN-10: 1942496427
Publisher: Solution Tree
Publication Date: April 1st, 2016
Pages: 200
Language: English