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What successful maths teachers do : 79 research-based strategies for the standards-based classroom - Years 6-12 / Alfred S. Posamentier & Daniel Jaye.
Contents: 1. Managing your classroom -- 2. Enhancing technical techniques -- 3. Facilitating student learning -- 4. Assessing student progress -- 5. Teaching problem solving -- 6. Considering social aspects in teaching mathematics. Summary: This easy-to-navigate guide offers teachers research-based teaching strategies for introducing secondary students to the content and skills needed to understand and excel at mathematics. The authors present 79 dynamic learning activities, each including a concise statement of the teaching strategy ; research-based validations for the strategy ; how the strategy aligns with other teaching practices ; year-specific classroom applications ; precautions and possible pitfalls ; primary sources for further reading. "This easy-to-navigate guide offers research-based teaching strategies for introducing year 6–12 students to the content and skills required to understand and excel at mathematics. This resource features 79 dynamic learning activities, each including: a concise statement of the teaching strategy; research-based validations; information about how the strategy aligns with other teaching practices; year-specific classroom applications; precautions and possible pitfalls; primary sources for further reading. This insightful resource will allow you to increase your students’ confidence and enthusiasm in mathematics using practical and engaging activities, while also responding effectively to their everyday learning needs and curriculum requirements." -- Distributor website.