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Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had : Ideas and Strategies from Vibrant Classrooms
by Tracy Zager




Overview -
Ask mathematicians to describe mathematics and they'll use words like "playful", "beautiful", and "creative". Pose the same question to students and many will use words like "boring", "useless", and even "humiliating". In Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, Tracy Zager helps teachers close this gap by making math class more like mathematics. Tracy has spent years working with highly skilled math teachers in a diverse range of settings and grades. You'll find this book jam-packed with new ideas from these vibrant classrooms.
  • TEACHING STUDENT-CENTERED MATHMATICS: Tracy Zager outlines a problem-solving approach to mathematics for elementary and middle school educators looking for new ways to inspire student learning
  • BIG IDEAS, PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS: This math book contains dozens of practical and accessible teaching techniques that focus on fundamental math concepts, including strategies that simulate connection of big ideas; rich tasks that encourage students to wonder, generalize, hypothesize, and persevere; and routines to teach students how to collaborate
  • KEY TOPICS FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS: Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had offers fresh perspectives on common challenges, from formative assessment to classroom management for elementary and middle school teachers
All teachers can move towards increasingly authentic and delightful mathematics teaching and learning. This important book helps develop instructional techniques that will make the math classes we teach so much better than the math classes we took.

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Overview

Ask mathematicians to describe mathematics and they'll use words like "playful", "beautiful", and "creative". Pose the same question to students and many will use words like "boring", "useless", and even "humiliating". In Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, Tracy Zager helps teachers close this gap by making math class more like mathematics. Tracy has spent years working with highly skilled math teachers in a diverse range of settings and grades. You'll find this book jam-packed with new ideas from these vibrant classrooms.
  • TEACHING STUDENT-CENTERED MATHMATICS: Tracy Zager outlines a problem-solving approach to mathematics for elementary and middle school educators looking for new ways to inspire student learning
  • BIG IDEAS, PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS: This math book contains dozens of practical and accessible teaching techniques that focus on fundamental math concepts, including strategies that simulate connection of big ideas; rich tasks that encourage students to wonder, generalize, hypothesize, and persevere; and routines to teach students how to collaborate
  • KEY TOPICS FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS: Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had offers fresh perspectives on common challenges, from formative assessment to classroom management for elementary and middle school teachers
All teachers can move towards increasingly authentic and delightful mathematics teaching and learning. This important book helps develop instructional techniques that will make the math classes we teach so much better than the math classes we took.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781571109965
  • ISBN-10: 157110996X
  • Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
  • Publish Date: January 2017
  • Page Count: 376
  • Dimensions: 9.9 x 7.9 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.03 pounds


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