Learn how to incorporate math workstations into your elementary math classes. Math workstations allow students to engage in meaningful, independent math practice through student-driven games and activities, and can be implemented as part of a math workshop or in a traditional math class. In this book, bestselling author and consultant Nicki Newton shows you how to set up and manage math workstations for topics such as fluency, word problems, math vocabulary, and more. You’ll also learn how to differentiate the activities for all ability levels and promote rigorous instruction, enabling your students to get the most out of this fun and engaging instructional method. Topics include:
Each chapter includes a variety of charts, tools, and practice problems that you can use in the classroom immediately, and the strategies can be easily adapted for students at all levels of math fluency across grades 3–5.
"Math teachers, math coaches, principals, and home schooling parents will appreciate this book for ideas for spiraling skills and keeping students engaged. The Power Tower was my favorite take-away. The specific station ideas will be extremely valuable for teachers." - Tracy Easterling, Instructional Technology Coach and K-6 Math/Science Specialist, Bristol Tennessee City Schools
"As a math coach, the teachers I work with are constantly asking for resources to use as a guide for guided math. I like how this book is broken into concept areas. I know that this will come in handy for teachers as well as for people in my position that are trying to find them resources." – Aubrey Carpenter, Instructional Math Coach, Danville District 118, IL
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Appendix A: An Action Plan for Making it Happen
Appendix B: General Guidelines and FAQs