In this book, author Monica Neagoy addresses seven big ideas in the teaching and learning of fractions in grades 2-6. Each idea is supported by a vignette from a real classroom, common misconceptions, a thorough unpacking of productive mathematical thinking, and several multistep and thought-provoking problems for teachers to explore.
Mathematics Formative Assessment, Vol. 2: 50 More Practice Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning, a new volume from award-winning author Page Keeley and mathematics expert Cheryl Rose Tobey, helps you improve student outcomes with 50 all-new formative assessment classroom techniques (FACTS) that are embedded throughout a cycle of instruction.
Determining what is happening in mathematics education in a country as large and complex as the United States is difficult—even for those who are familiar with U.S. education. This report gives general information about education in the United States and much more.
The fifteenth monograph for our Journal for Research in Mathematics Education is out now. In this publication, we discuss theoretical and conceptual issues that have arisen in recent efforts to apply contemporary psychometric models to mathematics education research.
This book is a dedicated cohort committed to quality instruction for all students is the primary characteristic of successful professional learning communities (PLCs). In this paradigm, team members meet many times within each instructional period to set goals and develop assessments as well as to review what worked and why. This process leads to evidenced-based decisions that should improve pedagogy as students advance to subsequent units.