This new, practical book provides an explanation of each of the eight mathematical practices and gives middle school educators specific instructional strategies that align with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
Math teachers, curriculum coordinators, and district math supervisors get practical ideas on how to engage middle school students in mathematical practices, develop problem-solving skills, and promote higher-order thinking. Learn how to scaffold activities across grades and get strategies you can implement immediately in your classroom. All middle school mathematics educators should have this book in their professional libraries!
Section 1: The Doorway to the Common Core
Section 2: Framing Strategies for Implementing SMPs #1, #5, and #6
Section 3: Strategies for Implementing Combinations of SMPs
ABC Sum Race
Walk This Way
What's My Move?
Appendix A: Blackline Masters for Strategies and Illustrations
Appendix B: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics Resources