Handbook Of Research On Formative Assessment In Pre K Through Elementary Classrooms

Author: Martin, Christie
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1799803244
Size: 43.46 MB
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Educators require constructive information that details their students’ comprehension and can help them to advance the learners' education. Accurate evaluation of students at all educational levels and the implementation of comprehensive assessment strategies are essential for ensuring student equality and academic success. The Handbook of Research on Formative Assessment in Pre-K Through Elementary Classrooms is an essential research publication that addresses gaps in the understanding of formative assessment and offers educators meaningful and comprehensive examples of formative assessment in the Pre-K through elementary grade levels. Covering an array of topics such as literacy, professional development, and educational technologies, this book is relevant for instructors, administrators, education professionals, educational policymakers, pre-service teachers, academicians, researchers, and students.

Elementary Mathematics Specialists

Author: Maggie B. McGatha
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1681238241
Size: 27.80 MB
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Elementary mathematics specialists are teacher leaders who are responsible for supporting effective PK–6 mathematics instruction and student learning. The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), the Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics, the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, in a 2010 joint position paper on Elementary Mathematics Specialists (EMSs), all advocate for the use of EMSs to support the teaching and learning of mathematics. The specific roles and expectations of EMSs will vary according to the needs of each setting, “but their expertise and successful experience at the elementary level is critical” (p 1). Elementary Mathematics Specialists: Developing, Refining, and Examining Programs that Support Mathematics Teaching and Learning is AMTE’s latest resource supporting the important work of EMSs. It has five sections related to the preparation and professional development of EMSs: (a) Overview and Current State of Affairs; (b) Models of EMS Program Development & Delivery; (c) Supporting EMSs in the Field; (d) The Mathematics Specialist Research; and (e) Future Directions. The book provides support to EMS practitioners, program providers/developers, and researchers seeking to answer important questions about how to prepare Mathematics Specialists, support them in the field, and research their effectiveness.

The Mathematics Lesson Planning Handbook Grades 6 8

Author: Lois A. Williams
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506387926
Size: 50.92 MB
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Ever feel burdened by mathematics lesson planning? Your blueprint for designing Grades 6-8 math lessons that enhance state standards and address the learning needs of students is here. This indispensable handbook guides you step-by-step to plan math lessons that are purposeful, rigorous, and coherent. The effective planning process helps you Clarify learning intentions and connect goals to success criteria Structure lessons to fit traditional or block schedules Select the formats and tasks that facilitate questioning and encourage productive struggle Includes a lesson-planning template and examples from Grades 6-8 classrooms. Empower yourself to plan strategically, teach with intention, and build an individualized and manageable set of mathematics lesson plans.

Everything You Need For Mathematics Coaching

Author: Maggie B. McGatha
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1544316992
Size: 68.23 MB
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Plan, focus, and lead: Your toolkit for inspiring math teachers What’s your go-to resource for guiding teachers to grow mathematics proficiency in their classrooms? This comprehensive toolkit for busy math coaches positions student learning as the focus of all work, and connects the Eight Mathematical Practices for students with NCTM’s Eight Effective Teaching Practices to deliver coaching strategies that work. Use the coaching cycle—plan, gather data, reflect—to build trust and rapport with teachers. Navigate coaching conversations. Plan, focus, and facilitate professional learning communities. Includes examples from the field, resources, and a plethora of tools to download and share. Create a professional learning plan that empowers you to lead with clarity and purpose.

The Five Practices In Practice Elementary

Author: Margaret (Peg) Smith
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1544321163
Size: 34.79 MB
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Take a deep dive into the five practices for facilitating productive mathematical discussions Enhance your fluency in the five practices—anticipating, monitoring, selecting, sequencing, and connecting—to bring powerful discussions of mathematical concepts to life in your elementary classroom. This book unpacks the five practices for deeper understanding and empowers you to use each practice effectively. • Video excerpts vividly illustrate the five practices in action in real elementary classrooms • Key questions help you set learning goals, identify high-level tasks, and jumpstart discussion • Prompts guide you to be prepared for and overcome common challenges Includes planning templates, sample lesson plans and completed monitoring tools, and mathematical tasks.

We Reason We Prove For All Mathematics

Author: Fran Arbaugh
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 150637820X
Size: 13.37 MB
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Sharpen concrete teaching strategies that empower students to reason-and-prove What does reasoning-and-proving instruction look like and how can teachers support students’ capacity to reason-and-prove? Designed as a learning tool for mathematics teachers in grades 6-12, this book transcends all mathematical content areas with a variety of activities for teachers that include Solving and discussing high-level mathematical tasks Analyzing narrative cases that make the relationship between teaching and learning salient Examining and interpreting student work Modifying curriculum materials and evaluating learning environments to better support students to reason-and-prove No other book tackles reasoning-and-proving with such breath, depth, and practical applicability.