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Lots of people looking for children's books that help with math, especially now with so many students at home. Here's a list. How Ending Behavior Rewards Helped One School Focus on Student Motivation and Character. Valleroy decided to change the school’s culture in 2007, after she and other educators on her staff attended conferences on character education, including events hosted by Leadership Academy in Character Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Inspired by what she’d learned, especially about the corrosive effect of rewards, she returned to Northview and launched a character education committee and school leadership team. Valleroy knew she needed staff buy-in, and over a period of years sent educators to conferences on character. Together, they revamped lesson plans to incorporate character development into all aspects of the curriculum, and shared the new plans on the school intranet.

She also worked with the staff to craft a new mission statement for the school that put character at the center. Some teachers struggled at first with the removal of extrinsic rewards. Instead of handing out prizes, teachers tried to reach children by talking about what’s inside them. What Great Teachers Do Differently. I’m at Day 2 of CAMT today, but I wanted to share about an AMAZING speaker I heard yesterday.

What Great Teachers Do Differently

I should have known I was in for a treat when the line to get in the auditorium was around the corner and down the hall 30 minutes before his session started! The title of his presentation was What Great Teachers Do Differently. It was fast paced and hilarious! I mean this guy could seriously be a stand up comic. In between all the jokes, though, he was very thought provoking. If kids come to us lacking something (social skills, behavior management, etc.), we can either whine about it or fix it. In a great teacher’s classroom, nothing happens randomly. Great teachers have the ability to ignore. Great teachers accept responsibility. But probably my favorite thought of the day was his 10 Days Out of 10 rule, which basically states that every student deserves to be treated with dignity and respect every day.

Arguingyellingsarcasm I’ve already ordered his book and the accompanying study guide! The 5 Practices in Practice: Successfully Orchestrating Mathematical Discussion in your Middle School Classroom. Take a deep dive into the five practices for facilitating productive mathematical discussions By Margaret (Peg) Smith and Miriam Gamoran Sherin.

The 5 Practices in Practice: Successfully Orchestrating Mathematical Discussion in your Middle School Classroom

10 Books that are Growing My Math Teaching Practice — How We Teach is the Message. I love a good book.

10 Books that are Growing My Math Teaching Practice — How We Teach is the Message

So much so that my Amazon wish list is just one long, ever-growing list of books… Books have a profound impact on my teaching practice. They connect me with important ideas and prominent leaders from across the education landscape. Young Children's Mathematics: Cognitively Guided Instruction in Early Childhood Education (9780325078120): Thomas P Carpenter, Megan Loef Franke, Nicholas C. Johnson, Angela C. Turrou, Anita A Wager: Books.

My Kids Can: Making Math Accessible to All Learners, K-5. Robertkaplinsky. Understanding Numbers: Decimals 3-5. Number Sense Routines, Grades 3-5. Upper elementary teachers have a big job: to help students deepen their mathematical understanding and become more efficient mathematicians.

Number Sense Routines, Grades 3-5

Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in K-Grade 5. Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in K–Grade 5 DeAnn Huinker and Victoria Bill Margaret S.

Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in K-Grade 5

Smith, Series Editor Are you ready to take your teaching to the next level? Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in K-Grade 5. Nctm. 12 Books to Help You Totally Hack Teaching in 2017 - WeAreTeachers. “This year I’m really going to make time for more professional reading.”

12 Books to Help You Totally Hack Teaching in 2017 - WeAreTeachers

Sound familiar? Like many teachers, devoting time to learning more about perfecting our craft is high on our New Year’s resolution priority list. Luckily, our friends on the WeAreTeachers HELPLINE recently had a rich conversation about the best books they’ve read lately that have actually made a difference in the classroom. Check out the books our teachers are raving about. 1. Reasoning and Sense Making in the Early Grades: Pk-2. Based on extensive research conducted by the authors, Reasoning and Sense Making in the Mathematics Classroom, Pre-K–Grade 2, is designed to help classroom teachers understand, monitor, and guide the development of students’ reasoning and sense making about core ideas in elementary school mathematics.

Reasoning and Sense Making in the Early Grades: Pk-2

Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching (9780470894521): Jo Boaler, Carol Dweck: Books. Mathematics Formative Assessment, Volume 1: 75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning (9781412968126): Page D. Keeley, Cheryl Rose Tobey: Books. Making Sense of Math: How to Help Every Student Become a Mathematical Thinker and Problem Solver. By Cathy L.

Making Sense of Math: How to Help Every Student Become a Mathematical Thinker and Problem Solver

Seeley For students, becoming mathematical thinkers and problem solvers is an essential first step to achieving STEM success. In this brief but thought-provoking look at mathematics teaching, former NCTM president Cathy L. Seeley considers what it takes for each teacher to help every student become a mathematical thinker and problem solver.

Seeley, a highly regarded author and experienced math educator, explains her approach while she skillfully accomplishes the following: New Books.