Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching to Inform Instructional Quality (eBook)
by Juli K. Dixon, melissa d. boston, amber g. candela (Author)

 47,897 Words
 168 Pages
Discover a clear path for improving your instructional strategies for teaching mathematics at any grade level. Designed for individuals or collaborative teams, this practical resource introduces a set of rubrics  the Instructional Quality Assessment (IQA) Toolkit  that readers can rely on to help guide reflections, conversations, feedback, and planning. Also included is a series of short videos that showcase how to use the book's math strategies and tools in classrooms.
Ensure the instructional quality of your teaching strategies in mathematics:
 Utilize tasks, questions, and evidence (the TQE process) and the associated IQA rubrics as a road map for increasing instructional quality.
 Become familiar with the connection between efficient use of tasks and teacher questioning with increased student success.
 Learn how to gauge student response to tasks and lessons in order to understand student mastery of the material.
 Enhance your understanding of math strategies through handson activities.
 Access free online reproducibles for use in teaching mathematics in the classroom.
Contents:
About the Authors
Introduction
Part 1: Connecting to the T in TQE  Tasks and Task Implementation
Chapter 1: Potential of the Task
Chapter 2: Implementation of the Task
Part 2: Connecting to the Q in TQE  Questions and Their Role as Discourse Actions
Chapter 3: Teacher's Questions
Chapter 4: Teacher's Linking and Teacher's Press
Part 3: Connecting to the E in TQE  Evidence of Students' Mathematical Work and Thinking
Chapter 5: Students' Linking and Students' Providing
Chapter 6: The IQA Toolkit as a Tool to Assess and Improve Instructional Practice
Epilogue: Next Steps
Appendix A: The IQA Toolkit
Appendix B: Suggested Answers for Activity 1.4
Appendix C: Suggested Answers for Activity 3.2
Appendix D: Additional Support for Rating Tasks
Appendix E: List of Figures and Videos
References and Resources
Index
More Making Sense of Mathematics Books:
 Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades K2
 Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades 35
 Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades 68
 Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching High School
 Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching to Inform Instructional Quality
 Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Girls in Grades K5
 Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching the Small Group
 Released: February 28, 2019
 Categories: Education
 Language: English
 Publisher: Solution Tree Press
 ISBN10: 1947604104
 ISBN13: 9781947604100