Mathematics Coaching

Author: Jennifer M. Bay-Williams
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0133007006
Release Date: 2013-01-29
Genre: Education

Mathematics Coaching Handbook gives mathematics coaches and teacher leaders solid background information and hands-on tools for supporting their efforts to help K-12 teachers effectively teach mathematics in today's diverse classrooms. With its focus on coaching and an actual coaching cycle—planning, data gathering, and reflection—coupled with over 100 ready to use tools for a variety of settings, it's the perfect resource for busy and sometimes isolated teacher leaders. By connecting the Leading for Mathematical Proficiency (LMP) Framework to mathematics teaching practices and the CCSS Mathematical Practices, the authors specifically illustrate how to improve math teaching to promote student understanding and mathematics proficiency.

A Guide to Mathematics Coaching

Author: Ted H. Hull
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412972642
Release Date: 2009-07
Genre: Education

Engage math teachers and foster productive collaborations through an effective coaching process that builds trust and rapport and leads to better teaching practice and increased student achievement.

Instructional Coaching

Author: Jim Knight
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781452293349
Release Date: 2007-05-01
Genre: Education

An innovative professional development strategy that facilitates change, improves instruction, and transforms school culture! Instructional coaching is a research-based, job-embedded approach to instructional intervention that provides the assistance and encouragement necessary to implement school improvement programs. Experienced trainer and researcher Jim Knight describes the "nuts and bolts" of instructional coaching and explains the essential skills that instructional coaches need, including getting teachers on board, providing model lessons, and engaging in reflective conversations. Each user-friendly chapter includes: First-person stories from successful coaches Sidebars highlighting important information A "Going Deeper" section of suggested resources Ready-to-use forms, worksheets, checklists, logs, and reports

Cultivating a Math Coaching Practice

Author: Amy Morse
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781452273082
Release Date: 2009-04-14
Genre: Education

This resource offers math activities, planning activities, and a facilitator's guide for developing mathematics leaders' coaching practice and knowledge of math teaching and learning.

Student Centered Coaching at the Secondary Level

Author: Diane Sweeney
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781483306315
Release Date: 2013-03-25
Genre: Education

Your straightforward resource for coaching partnerships that focus on student learning This follow-up to Sweeney's bestseller applies the principles and tools of student-centered coaching to the unique challenges of middle and high schools. By focusing coaching on student learning—rather than on fixing teachers—a coach can make a measurable impact on student achievement. Sweeney provides guidance for: Tackling the challenge of coaching across a variety of content areas at the secondary level Extending coaching to teams of teachers, rather than just individuals Using standards, such as the Common Core, to coach toward specific goals for student learning Embedding formative assessments into coaching conversations

Everything You Need for Mathematics Coaching

Author: Maggie B. McGatha
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781544316994
Release Date: 2018-04-02
Genre: Education

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.

Vocabulary for the Common Core

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 9780985890230
Release Date: 2011-02-07
Genre: Education

The Common Core State Standards present unique demands on students’ ability to learn vocabulary and teachers’ ability to teach it. The authors address these challenges in this resource. Work toward the creation of a successful vocabulary program, guided by both academic and content-area terms taken directly from the mathematics and English language arts standards.

The Elementary Mathematics Specialist s Handbook

Author: Patricia F. Campbell
Publisher:
ISBN: 0873536991
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Mathematics

Placing mathematics specialists in elementary schools is a recent development that is gaining momentum as schools move to more rigorous standards, including the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Working with teachers to improve schoolwide mathematics performance, the mathematics specialist is unique among the specialists at elementary schools today. In this handbook: Vignettes flesh out the elementary mathematics specialist’s many responsibilities. Experienced specialists offer tips on gaining teachers’ trust—and access to their classrooms. Special guidance highlights effective collaboration between the principal and the specialist. The transition from classroom teacher to elementary mathematics specialist is challenging, but the principal can smooth the specialist’s path by reassuring teachers that the new specialist is there to support them, not judge them. In the authors’ words, “The mathematics specialist, when introduced to the faculty in the right way, becomes a soft place where the teacher can fall.”

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher:
ISBN: 013409591X
Release Date: 2017-02-01
Genre:

An "inquiry-based" approach to Mathematics that recognizes research and teaching that is currently taking place in Canadian classrooms. Elementary and Middle School Mathematics guides both new and experienced teachers through a basic understanding of mathematics and problem solving, and encourages them to think about their own perceptions and misconceptions about mathematics. As well, it addresses potential pitfalls, and demonstrates how teachers can foster a favourable learning environment for their students. The text covers concepts and procedures specific to mathematical topics encountered in grades K-8, using real experiences and assessment techniques to address the foundations of how children learn. The previous edition's focus on teaching through problem solving now takes a broader focus on mathematical inquiry through rich tasks and classroom discourse.

Math and Literature Grades 6 8

Author: Jennifer M. Bay-Williams
Publisher: Math Solutions
ISBN: 9780941355636
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

From Quack and Count to Harry Potter, the imaginative ideas in children’s books come to life in math lessons through this unique series. Each resource provides more than 20 classroom-tested lessons that engage children in mathematical problem solving and reasoning. Each lesson features an overview, materials required, and a vignette of how the lesson actually unfolded in a classroom. This book includes a reference chart indicating the mathematical concept each lesson covers, such as number, geometry, patterns, algebra, measurement, data analysis, or probability.

The Mathematics Coaching Handbook

Author: Pia M. Hansen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317432296
Release Date: 2015-10-30
Genre: Education

Learn how you can work more effectively with teachers in your role as a math coach or department chair. Coaching can be a rewarding experience both personally and professionally, but it also requires taking risks, being up-to-date on the latest research, implementing best practices, and managing relationships. In this practical book for grades K-8, you’ll gain helpful insight on being an effective mentor, coach, and colleague to your math teachers. You’ll find out how to: Develop relationships with your teachers through one-to-one collaboration; Establish teacher-teams to meet goals effectively; Improve student achievement by implementing best practices for math education; Overcome common challenges faced by coaches and teacher-leaders; And more! This updated second edition contains new information on empowering teachers to tackle the key shifts of the Common Core. It also offers updated advice on ways to conduct professional development with teachers such as through online chats and book studies. The book’s appendices offer additional resources for math coaches, including rubrics, conference guides, and tools for classroom observations.

Math and Nonfiction Grades 6 8

Author: Jennifer M. Bay-Williams
Publisher: Math Solutions
ISBN: 9780941355865
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

Math and Nonfiction, Grades 6-8 is an invaluable resource for all middle school teachers as they work to develop their students' mathematical understanding and enjoyment. The lessons inspire students to collect and analyze data, use proportional reasoning, and explore probability, relationships between two- and three-dimensional objects, pi, and more.

Response to Intervention in Math

Author: Paul J. Riccomini
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412966351
Release Date: 2009-12-28
Genre: Education

Provides educators with instructions on applying response-to-intervention (RTI) while teaching and planning curriculum for students with learning disabilities.

Principles to Actions

Author: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Incorporated
ISBN: 0873537742
Release Date: 2014-02
Genre: Curriculum planning

This text offers guidance to teachers, mathematics coaches, administrators, parents, and policymakers. This book: provides a research-based description of eight essential mathematics teaching practices ; describes the conditions, structures, and policies that must support the teaching practices ; builds on NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and supports implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics to attain much higher levels of mathematics achievement for all students ; identifies obstacles, unproductive and productive beliefs, and key actions that must be understood, acknowledged, and addressed by all stakeholders ; encourages teachers of mathematics to engage students in mathematical thinking, reasoning, and sense making to significantly strengthen teaching and learning.

Sensible Mathematics

Author: Steve Leinwand
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 0325002770
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Education

Designed for school leaders, this highly useful guide provides the tools you need to make a vision of sensible mathematics a reality for all students.