Mathematics Instruction and Tasks in a PLC at Work™ (eBook)
by Timothy D. Kanold, Jessica KanoldMcIntyre, Matthew R. Larson, bill barnes, sarah schuhl, Mona Toncheff (Author)

 40,654 Words
 144 Pages
Part of the Every Student Can Learn Mathematics series
Improve your students' comprehension and perseverance in mathematical practices. This userfriendly book is divided into two parts, each covering a key team action for mathematics instruction in a PLC at Work™. First you'll examine highquality researchaffirmed math lesson design elements. Then you'll learn how to implement them within your math lesson routines and activities. The book features team discussion tools, sample math lesson designs, strategies for improving student discourse of mathematical concepts, online resources for instructional support, and more.
Implement instructional strategies for math, in a professional learning community:
 Plan for the use of balanced rigorous mathematical practices and routines to teach each content standard during core mathematics instruction.
 Identify mathematics content standards students must learn in a unit and the appropriate math activities and tasks needed to develop understanding, application, and fluency progressions of mathematical concepts.
 Understand the importance of communicating the why of mathematical skills and essential learning standards to students.
 Implement instructional strategies for math that ensure the formative learning of all students during lessons.
Contents:
Introduction
Part I: Team Action 1: Develop HighQuality, Essential, and Balanced LessonDesign Elements
Chapter 1: Essential Learning Standards: The Why of the Lesson
Chapter 2: PriorKnowledge WarmUp Activities
Chapter 3: Academic Language Vocabulary as Part of Instruction
Chapter 4: Lower and HigherLevel Cognitive Demand Mathematical Task Balance
Chapter 5: WholeGroup and SmallGroup Discourse Balance
Chapter 6: Lesson Closure for Evidence of Learning
Chapter 7: Mathematics LessonDesign Tool
Part II: Use Lesson Design Elements to Provide Formative Feedback and Foster Student Perseverance
Chapter 8: Essential Learning Standards and Prior Knowledge WarmUp Activities
Chapter 9: Using Vocabulary as Part of Instruction
Chapter 10: Implementing Mathematical Task and Discourse Balance
Chapter 11: Using Lesson Closure for Evidence of Learning
Chapter 12: Responding to Lesson Progress With HighQuality Tier 1 Mathematics Intervention
Epilogue
Appendix A
References and Resources
Index
Books in the Every Student Can Learn Mathematics series:
 Mathematics Assessment and Intervention in a PLC at Work™
 Mathematics Instruction and Tasks in a PLC at Work™
 Mathematics Homework and Grading in a PLC at Work™
 Mathematics Coaching and Collaboration in a PLC at Work™
 Released: March 9, 2018
 Categories: Education
 Language: English
 Publisher: Solution Tree Press
 ISBN10: 1943874166
 ISBN13: 9781943874163