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Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades 6-8 (Volume III), CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By John A. Van de Walle, Jennifer M. Bay Williams, Lou Ann H. Lovin, Karen H. Karp

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 22, 2013

Description

Practical guide for developmentally appropriate, student-centered mathematics instruction from best selling mathematics methods authors John Van de Walle, Jennifer Bay-Williams, Karen Karp, and LouAnn Lovin.

 

Initially adapted from Van de Walle’s market-leading textbook, Elementary and Middle School Mathematics, the Professional Mathematics Series is specially designed for in-service teachers. Each volume of the series focuses on the content relevant to a specific grade band and provides additional information on creating an effective classroom environment, engaging families, and aligning teaching to the Common Core State Standards. Additional activities and expanded lessons are also included.

 

The series has three objectives:

1. To illustrate what it means to teach student-centered, problem-based mathematics

2. To serve as a reference for the mathematics content and research-based instructional strategies suggested for pre-kindergarten to grade two, grades three to five, and grades six to eight 

3. 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

 

 

Volume III is tailored specifically to grades 6-8, allowing teachers to quickly and easily locate information to implement in their classes.  The student-centered approach will result in students who are successful in learning mathematics, making these books indispensable for 6-8 classroom teachers!

Table of Contents

Part 1: Establishing a Student-Centered Environment

 

Chapter 1: Teaching Mathematics for Understanding

Chapter 2: Teaching Mathematics Through Problem Solving

Chapter 3: Assessing for Learning

Chapter 4: Differentiating Instruction

Chapter 5: Planning, Teaching, and Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Chapter 6: Planning, Teaching, and Assessing Students with Exceptionalities

Chapter 7: Collaborating with Families, Community, and Principals

 

 

Part 2: Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics

 

Chapter 8: Fraction Concepts and Computation

Chapter 9: Decimal Concepts and Computation

Chapter 10: The Number System

Chapter 11: Ratios and Proportions

Chapter 12: Exploring Algebraic Thinking, Expressions, and Equations

Chapter 13: Developing Geometry Concepts

Chapter 14: Exploring Measurement Concepts

Chapter 15: Working with Data and Doing Statistics

Chapter 16: Investigating Concepts of Probability

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Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades 6-8 (Volume III), CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition
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$41.32 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-335814-8