Teaching Student Centered Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134081953
Release Date: 2017-01-23
Genre: Education

NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134081412. Helping students make connections between mathematics and their worlds—and helping them feel empowered to use math in their lives—is the focus of this widely popular guide. Designed for classroom teachers, the book focuses on specific grade bands and includes information on creating an effective classroom environment, aligning teaching to various standards and practices, such as the Common Core State Standards and NCTM’s teaching practices, and engaging families. The first portion of the book addresses how to build a student-centered environment in which children can become mathematically proficient, while the second portion focuses on practical ways to teach important concepts in a student-centered fashion. The new edition features a corresponding Enhanced Pearson eText version with links to embedded videos, blackline masters, downloadable teacher resource and activity pages, lesson plans, activities correlated to the CCSS, and tables of common errors and misconceptions. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Teaching Student Centered Mathematics

Author: John A. Van De Walle
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 013705713X
Release Date: 2009-11-01
Genre: Education

Single User e-Book DVD for Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics, Grades 5-8 brings John Van de Walle's best-selling professional development series to life and is designed for use by individual educators. The single user e-Book DVD gives grade 5 through grade 8 pre-service and in-service teachers quick and easy access to Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Grades 5-8 along with interactive tools for teaching and professional development resources. The single user e-Book DVD includes one license, additional materials must be purchased separately. Based on John Van de Walle's leading K-8 mathematics methods textbook, Elementary and Middle School Mathematics, the professional development e-Book series helps teachers develop a deeper understanding of the mathematics they teach and is organized into three grade-band volumes. The interactive e-Books bring the student-centered, problem-based approach to life through embedded classroom videos, author interviews, virtual workshops and more. The e-Books Series is professional development with John Van de Walle, anywhere, anytime! The Single User e-Book DVD includes one license for use by an individual educator. The printed book is sold separately. The grade-band e-Book DVD allows you to click and: Observe lessons in action through video of classrooms See excerpts from John Van de Walle's professional development sessions without leaving the comfort of your home or school Hear John Van de Walle (late) speak about the Big Ideas in every chapter through a series of personal interviews Access tips and activities you can use in your classroom The e-Book DVD series is based on the best-selling Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series, which features: Numerous problem-based activities in every content chapter are a fantastic resource for in-service teachers. "Big Ideas" provide clear and succinct explanations of the most critical concepts in K-3 mathematics. "Assessment Notes" illustrate how assessment is an integral part of instruction and suggest the most successful assessment strategies. Expanded lessons elaborate on one activity in each chapter, providing techniques for creating step-by-step lesson plans for classroom implementation. NCTM Stan dards appendices provide information on the content and professional standards. Reproducible blackline masters provide basic tools and copymasters for use in the classroom. Activities at a Glance chart

Teaching Student Centered Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher: Teaching Student-Centered Math
ISBN: 0134090683
Release Date: 2017-01-20
Genre: Education

NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in Elementary Mathematics Methods and for classroom teachers. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the print bound version. A practical, comprehensive, student-centered approach to effective mathematical instruction for grades Pre-K-2. Helping students make connections between mathematics and their worlds--and helping them feel empowered to use math in their lives--is the focus of this widely popular guide. Designed for classroom teachers, the book focuses on specific grade bands and includes information on creating an effective classroom environment, aligning teaching to various standards and practices, such as the Common Core State Standards and NCTM''s teaching practices, and engaging families. The first portion of the book addresses how to build a student-centered environment in which children can become mathematically proficient, while the second portion focuses on practical ways to teach important concepts in a student-centered fashion. The new edition features a corresponding Enhanced Pearson eText version with links to embedded videos, blackline masters, downloadable teacher resource and activity pages, lesson plans, activities correlated to the CCSS, and tables of common errors and misconceptions. This book is part of the Student-Centered Mathematics Series, which is designed with three objectives: to illustrate what it means to teach student-centered, problem-based mathematics, to serve as a reference for the mathematics content and research-based instructional strategies suggested for the specific grade levels, and to present a large collection of high quality tasks and activities that can engage students in the mathematics that is important for them to learn. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad� and Android� tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134090683 / 9780134090689 Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades Pre-K-2 (Volume I), with Enhanced Pearson eText Package consists of: 0134556437 / 9780134556437 Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades Pre-K-2 (Volume I) 0134556453 / 9780134556451 Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades Pre-K-2 (Volume I), Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

Inside the Social Studies Classroom

Author: Jere Brophy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135600976
Release Date: 2008-08-26
Genre: Education

EDUCATION/ SOCIAL STUDIES "... a much-needed addition to elementary social studies that will move the field ahead." Keith C. Barton, University of Cincinnati "This text fills a valuable niche and should quickly become a leading reference for teachers and teacher educators." Linda S. Levstik, University of Kentucky This book, resulting from a collaboration among an educational psychologist, a social studies educator, and a primary teacher, describes in rich detail and illustrates with excerpts from recorded lessons how primary teachers can engage their students in social studies lessons and activities that are structured around powerful ideas and have applications to their lives outside of school. The teaching portrayed connects concepts and skills emphasized in national and state standards, taught in ways that build on students’ prior experiences in their local communities and connect with their family backgrounds and home cultures. The analyses include rich descriptions of the teacher-student interactions that occur during lessons, detailed information about how and why the teacher adapted lesson plans to meet her students’ background experiences and adjusted these plans to take advantage of teachable moments that emerged during lessons, and what all of this might imply concerning principles of practice. The principles are widely applicable in elementary schools across the country, as well as across the curriculum (not just in social studies) and across the elementary grades (not just the primary grades).

Brain Compatible Activities for Mathematics Grades K 1

Author: David A. Sousa
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412967839
Release Date: 2009-12-07
Genre: Education

Mathematical lessons and activities designed to develop skills connected with whole numbers, addition, subtraction, geometrical shapes, measurement and number patterns.

Powerful Social Studies for Elementary Students

Author: Jere Brophy
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305960541
Release Date: 2016-09-14
Genre: Business & Economics

POWERFUL SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS examines the nature and purpose of social studies as it outlines ways to select content and teach history, geography, and social sciences meaningfully. The book's respected and experienced authors present principles and illustrative examples to help pre-service and in-service teachers plan well-organized, rigorous, and creative social studies instruction that produces positive student outcomes. The fourth edition emphasizes the importance of using developmentally appropriate content and methods when helping students to develop social understanding and prepare for civic life. It also includes a solid research base, uses additional visuals to display content, provides examples of curriculum and design, and reflects principles emphasized in the new College, Career, and Civic Life Framework for Social Studies State Standards. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Show Me the Data

Author: RinaMarie S. Leon-Guerrero
Publisher: AAPC Publishing
ISBN: 1934575739
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Education

Data collection is one of the critical elements of an effective, efficient, and accountable program that supports student development and learning. However, many intervention teams struggle to develop reasonable and sustainable methods of gathering information about student performance and progress. Now comes SHOW ME THE DATA! This must-have resource consists of a brief discussion on data collection accompanied by a CD containing a comprehensive compilation of data sheets to help make that once-dreaded task easier and simpler. The data sheets are of two types: generic forms appropriate for students of any age and/or ability and forms focusing on specific skills appropriate mostly for young children or children with significant cognitive delays. Forms may be customized for particular programs and individual students. Finally, to help teams figure out what to do with the data once they have been collected, samples of completed data sheets and easy-to-use graphs are included as a model for how teams can display their data visually and evaluate the effectiveness of intervention and efficacy of their program and/or intervention.

Teaching Student Centered Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0137149611
Release Date: 2008-04-09
Genre: Education

Deepen your mathematics understanding with access to professional development workshops with legendary mathematician John Van de Walle. Based on the best-selling series for grades K-8, The Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series, educators now have access to the student-centered, problem-based approach to mathematics on video with the Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics eBook Series. Each of the three grade band eBook DVDs, K-3, 3-5 and 5-8, feature grade specific lessons in action, personal interviews with the author, instructional tips and strategies, and more. What makes the eBook so unique? From the Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series Hear legendary mathematician, John Van de Walle speak about the Big Ideas in each chapter through a series of personal interviews. See excerpts from Van de Walle's professional development workshops without leaving the comfort of your home or school. Observe lessons in action through video of classrooms. Explore tips and activities you can use in your classroom. The eBook is available for purchase in the following package configurations: Single License Package (e-Book DVD & Book): Users with a DVD computer drive can take advantage of the larger video windows available in this single-user, single-disc package. School Network License Package (e-Book DVD & Book): This version will give all teachers within a single school access to this rich professional-development tool. Once installed, the school network version allows for multiple access and progressive downloading across a Local Area Network (LAN).* District Network License Package (e-Book DVD & Book): This package is the most economical way for a district or school board to purchase for multiple schools. This network-installable version allows for multiple access and progressive downloading across a LAN or high-speed Wide Area Network. *For order information, including pricing, please contact your local sales representative.

Learner Centered Teaching

Author: Maryellen Weimer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118416167
Release Date: 2013-01-28
Genre: Education

Praise for Maryellen Weimer's Inspired College Teaching "The thoughtfulness, personalization, and consideration Maryellen Weimer demonstrates in discussing the experience of faculty members, her ability to identify issues that are shared and solvable, and her suggestions and solutions to commonly experienced stressors and difficulties in college teaching are major strengths of this volume. . . . In a way, it is a 'workshop between book covers'—or perhaps several workshops!" —Laura L. B. Border, director, Graduate Teacher Program and Collaborative Preparing Future Faculty Network, University of Colorado at Boulder "A book by Maryellen Weimer always displays her wonderful grasp of the literature on college teaching and learning, her ability to tell good stories, and her wit and wisdom. This one is no exception." —Nancy Van Note Chism, professor, Indiana University School of Education, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Praise for Enhancing Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning "In her characteristically research-based, direct, and practical style, Maryellen Weimer provides a much-needed guide, critique, and road map of the scholarship of teaching and learning. Weimer's new book will be of use to teachers, researchers, and administrators alike and nicely complements her Learner-Centered Teaching and Classroom Research, by Cross and Steadman." —Thomas A. Angelo, director, University Teaching Development Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand "Yet again, Maryellen Weimer has made a perfectly timed contribution to the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning. Enhancing Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning does indeed shed clarifying light on the exciting new emphasis on scholarly approaches to teaching. In her distinctively conversational and clear style, Dr. Weimer maps out the nature of pedagogical literature—how to read it and how to contribute to it. . . . This book is the perfect next step in the journey to understand the benefits of scholarly teaching." —Gary Poole, director, Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth; founding director, Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, University of British Columbia

Unpacking Complexity in Informational Texts

Author: Sunday Cummins
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462518500
Release Date: 2014-11-12
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

To acquire content knowledge through reading, students must understand the complex components and diverse purposes of informational texts, as emphasized in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This practical book illuminates the ways in which a text?s purpose, structure, details, connective language, and construction of themes combine to create meaning. Classroom-tested instructional recommendations and "kid-friendly" explanations guide teachers in helping students to identify and understand the role of these elements in different types of informational texts. Numerous student work samples, excerpts from exemplary books and articles, and a Study Guide with discussion questions and activities for professional learning add to the book?s utility. ÿ

Why is Math So Hard for Some Children

Author: Daniel B. Berch
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 1557668647
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

This landmark resource gives educational decision–makers and researchers theoretical and practical insight into mathematical learning difficulties and disabilities, combining diverse perspectives from fields such as special education, developmental

Eyes on Math

Author: Marian Small
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807772362
Release Date: 2015-04-25
Genre: Mathematics


Learning and Teaching Early Math

Author: Douglas H. Clements
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134080717
Release Date: 2014-05-23
Genre: Education

In this important book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help diagnose a child’s level of mathematical understanding and provide guidance for teaching. By focusing on the inherent delight and curiosity behind young children’s mathematical reasoning, learning trajectories ultimately make teaching more joyous. They help teachers understand the varying levels of knowledge exhibited by individual students, which in turn allows them to better meet the learning needs of all children. Using straightforward, no-nonsense language, this book summarizes the current research about how children learn mathematics, and how to build on what children already know to realize more effective teaching. This second edition of Learning and Teaching Early Math remains the definitive, research-based resource to help teachers understand the learning trajectories of early mathematics and become quintessential professionals. Updates to the new edition include: • Explicit connections between Learning Trajectories and the new Common Core State Standards. • New coverage of patterns and patterning. • Incorporation of hundreds of recent research studies.

Teaching Mathematics Meaningfully

Author: David Allsopp (Ph. D.)
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: STANFORD:36105124088936
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

With this highly practical resource, educators will have just what they need to teach mathematics with confidence: research?based strategies that really work with students who have learning disabilities, ADHD, or mild cognitive disabilities. This urgently