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2nd Edition

Guided Math in Action
Building Each Student's Mathematical Proficiency with Small-Group Instruction

  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after September 30, 2021
ISBN 9780367245757
September 30, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
160 Pages 153 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Learn how to help elementary students build mathematical proficiency with purposeful, standards-based, differentiated, engaging small-group instruction. This bestselling book from Dr. Nicki Newton provides a repertoire of in-depth strategies for conducting effective guided math lessons, scaffolding and managing learning in small groups, and assessing learning. Dr. Newton shows you the framework for guided math lessons and then helps you develop an action plan to get started.

This fully-updated second edition features helpful new sections on beliefs, teacher moves, planning, talking and questioning, and kidwatching. It also contains a brand new study guide to help you get the most out of the book and use it with your colleagues. Perfect for teachers, coaches, and supervisors, this popular resource is filled with tools you can use immediately, including anchor charts, schedules, templates, and graphic organizers. With the practical help throughout, you’ll be able to implement Tier 1 and 2 lessons easily. This book will help you guide all your students to becoming more competent, flexible, and confident mathematicians!

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Guided Math 2. Beliefs that Frame Guided Math 3. 5 Teacher Moves for Small Group Success 4. Guided Math in Numerate Environment 5. Managing the Math Workshop 6. KidWatching 7. Balanced Assessment: The Key to Grouping Students for Guided Math 8. Planning, Planning, Planning 9. Building Mathematical Proficiency 10. Questioning in the Guided Math Group 11. What Are the Other Kids Doing? 12. More about Math Workstations 13. The First 20 Days of Math Workshop: Setting the Stage for Effective Guided Math Groups 14. Book Study Guide

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Dr. Nicki Newton has been an educator for over 30 years, working both nationally and internationally with students of all ages. She has worked on developing Math Workshop and Guided Math Institutes around the country; visit her website at She is also an avid blogger (, tweeter (@drnickimath) and Pinterest pinner (