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Mathematics Methods: 6-8 Model Lessons
In Preservice teacher education resources, page 4.4
Common Core State Standards Ratios and Proportional Relationships Critical Understandings: understanding ratio concepts and ratio reasoning, analyzing proportional relationships and using them to solve real-world mathematical problems...
Format: article/teacher's guide
Mathematics Methods: 9-12 Model Lessons
In Preservice teacher education resources, page 4.5
Algebra Arithmetic with Polynomials & Rational Expressions Graphing Quadratic Equations Chutes...
Format: article/teacher's guide
Mathematics Methods: K-5 Model Lessons
In Preservice teacher education resources, page 4.3
Common Core State Standards Counting and Cardinality Critical Understandings: number names, count sequence, comparing numbers Counting Fun (Grade K)...
Format: article/teacher's guide
Meaningful mathematics: using balances for problem solving
Using balances to represent equations forces students to find their own meaning in mathematical problems.
By Grayson Wheatley and George E. Abshire.
Not your mother's math teacher
North Carolina's 2001–2002 Teacher of the Year, Carmen Wilson, talks about real-world math and teachers' roles as professionals.
Format: article
By David Walbert.
Number sense every day
Number sense – an intuitive feel for numbers and their relationships – develops when children solve problems for themselves.
Format: article
By Lisa Wilson Carboni.
Preservice teacher education resources
Educational resources for preservice teachers taking methods courses.
Format: (multiple pages)
Science students get their hands dirty
Enter Carol Swink's classroom where students become scientists by conducting hands-on, inquiry-based investigations. By saving the textbook reading and lectures for last and doing experiments first, students master not only science content but math content too.
Format: article/best practice
By Waverly Harrell.
Topics in Mathematics Education
In Preservice teacher education resources, page 4.2
Resources Specific to Math Math Teaching Methods Numbered Heads Together Numbered heads together is a cooperative strategy that offers an...
Format: article/teacher's guide
Why problem-centered learning?
The world our students will live and work in will require them to gather, organize, and interpret data in the process of finding solutions to complex problems. Problem-centered learning creates a model where the student becomes the thinker.
Format: article
By Mike Kestner.