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Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 6-8, 1st Edition

  • John Almarode
  • Douglas Fisher
  • Joseph Assof
  • Sara Delano Moore
  • John Hattie
  • Nancy Frey
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  • ISBN-10: 154433320X
  • ISBN-13: 9781544333205
  • DDC: 510.71
  • 264 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released September 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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About

Overview

How do you generate that lightbulb aha moment of understanding for your students? This book helps to answer that question by showing Visible Learning strategies in action in high-impact mathematics classrooms. Walk in the shoes of teachers as they engage in the countless micro-decisions required to balance strategies, tasks, and assessments, demonstrating that it’s not only what works, but when. A decision-making matrix and grade-leveled examples help you leverage the most effective teaching practices at the most effective time to meet the surface, deep, and transfer learning needs of every student.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Videos.
Acknowledgments.
About the Authors.
Introduction.
1: Teaching with Clarity in Mathematics.
2: Teaching for the Application of Concepts and Thinking Skills.
3: Teaching for Conceptual Understanding.
4: Teaching for Procedural Knowledge and Fluency.
5: Knowing Your Impact: Evaluating for Mastery.
Appendix A Effect Sizes.
Appendix B Teaching for Clarity Planning Guide.
Appendix C Learning Intentions and Success Criteria Template.
Appendix D A Selection of International Mathematical Practice or Process Standards.
References.
Index.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Nancy Frey

Nancy Frey, Ph.D., a Professor at San Diego State University received the 2008 Early Career Achievement Award from the National Reading Conference. Dr. Frey has published in The Reading Teacher, English Journal, Remedial and Special Education, and Educational Leadership. She has co-authored more than fifty books on English Learners (Language Learners in the English Classroom), assessment (Checking for Understanding), writing (Scaffolded Writing Instruction), literacy (Reading for Information in Elementary School) and vocabulary (Learning Words Inside and Out). Dr. Frey teaches a variety of courses on reading instruction and literacy in content areas, classroom management, and supporting students with diverse learning needs. She also was a third grade classroom teacher.

Dr. Frey's monographs include:Reaching for the Common Core, Using Technology to Foster Learning for a New Century, Link to 21st Century Skills and Resources, and Connect Oral and Written Expression, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, and Content.