Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching High School (eBook)
by edward c. nolan, Juli K. Dixon, farhsid safi, erhan selcuk haciomeroglu, farshid safi (Author)

 59,134 Words
 192 Pages
Develop a deep understanding of mathematics by grasping the context and purpose behind various strategies. This userfriendly resource presents high school teachers with a logical progression of pedagogical actions, classroom norms, and collaborative teacher team efforts to increase their knowledge and improve mathematics instruction. Explore strategies and techniques to effectively learn and teach significant mathematics concepts and provide all students with the precise, accurate information they need to achieve academic success. Combine student understanding of functions and algebraic concepts so that they can better decipher the world.
Benefits
 Dig deep into mathematical modeling and reasoning to improve as both a learner and teacher of mathematics.
 Explore how to develop, select, or modify mathematics tasks in order to balance cognitive demand and engage students.
 Discover the three important norms to uphold in all mathematics classrooms.
 Learn to apply the tasks, questioning, and evidence (TQE) process to ensure mathematics instruction is focused, coherent, and rigorous.
 Gain clarity about the most productive progression of mathematical teaching and learning for high school.
 Watch short videos that show what classrooms that are developing mathematical understanding should look like.
Contents
Introduction
 Equations and Functions
 Structure of Equations
 Geometry
 Types of Functions
 Function Modeling
 Statistics and Probability
Epilogue: Next Steps
Appendix: Weight Loss Study Data
References
Index
 Released: May 19, 2016
 Categories: Education
 Language: English
 Publisher: Solution Tree Press
 ISBN10: 1942496494
 ISBN13: 9781942496496