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Math Standards. Mathematics standards for instruction apply to all mathematics courses in all grades K-12.

Math Standards

Standards set high expectations for all students to ensure that Tennessee graduates are prepared for the rigorous demands of mathematical understanding for college and career. Tennessee’s State Standards. BrainNook: A new online game that helps kids develop Math and English skills while having fun! Bookmarks of LinJan. Number Sense: Rethinking Arithmetic Instruction for Students with Mathematical Disabilities. By: Russell Gersten and David J.

Number Sense: Rethinking Arithmetic Instruction for Students with Mathematical Disabilities

Chard (2001) Abstract We describe the concept of number sense, an analog as important to mathematics learning as phonemic awareness has been to the reading research field. Understanding the concept of number sense and relevant research from cognitive science can help the research community pull together fragmented pieces of earlier knowledge to yield a much richer, more subtle, and more effective means of improving instructional practice. More than three decades have passed since Kirk and Bateman (1962) proposed that auditory processing was one of the psycholinguistic process deficits underlying specific learning disabilities. We believe that there may be an analog as important to mathematics learning as phonemic awareness has been to the development of reading. In our approach, we rely on Cobb's (1995) conceptualization of constructivism as a joint approach.

Strategies for Teaching Students Struggling With Mathematics. Why do we need different teaching strategies for students with math disabilities and those who struggle with mathematics?

Strategies for Teaching Students Struggling With Mathematics

All educators are aware that not all students learn in the same manner. However, it is difficult to reach all learners all of the time. Often it is the students who understand and participate in the lesson that drive the instruction, leaving the student who “hides in the back” completely lost. Differentiation for Special Needs Learners. Effective Mathematics Instruction. Cognitive Strategy Instruction. Numeral Writing STAR: A Number Writing Strategy (Boom, S.E., & Fine, E. ) Helps students in writing, reciting, and recalling numerals.

Cognitive Strategy Instruction

Math Computation DRAW & FAST DRAW (Harris, C.A., Miller, S.P., & Mercer, C. D.) Fun, multisensory or interactive MATH activities on Pinterest. Lite Version. The KosmicMath Lite version is a FREE version of the application to allow for exploring and experiencing the full functionality and features available in the fully licensed versions.

Lite Version

There are a few limitations with the LITE version -saving of game statistics and access to the Mission Control Center (KosmicMath web portal). This product allows for experiencing the KosmicMath game capabilities before deciding to purchase the full product. KosmicMath Lite Features: What's Singapore Math? . Math Tips for Parents . Education. Parents in the United States often hear (and stress about) how students in other countries perform better than our children in math and science.

What's Singapore Math? . Math Tips for Parents . Education

With that in mind, many schools and homeschoolers are implementing an approach to teaching elementary math that is common practice in Singapore. Singapore math, which refers to the teaching methods or the actual curriculum used for kindergarten through sixth grade in the small island country, has become popular due to Singapore’s consistent top ranking on an international assessment of student math achievement called the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). Math - Technology Resources for Teachers. Dueling Discounts. Mathmaticious. The Lyrics. Mathmaticious. Math - Technology Resources for Teachers. Using Technology to Teach Math in the Elementary Classroom.

"If a child does not learn the way I teach, I must teach the way he/she learns.

Using Technology to Teach Math in the Elementary Classroom

" This is a quote that is reflected in my classroom. Students have many different learning styles and I must embrace all these styles to be the most effective teacher I can be. By utilizing technology in the classroom, I can employ many resources and methods within a lesson, rather than teaching the information in one manner to all students. Understanding Bloom's Taxonomy, as children move through the hierarchy of learning, students' studies should progressively move towards developing higher level thinking skills, which leads to positive outcomes in student achievement. Technology can facilitate this process when integrated within an existing math curriculum. In my classroom, the children arrive and have to complete a math activity first thing in the morning. v6i2math1.doc - v6i2mathematics1.pdf. Newsletters - Research Notes - Technology in Class.pdf. Technology in Teaching and Learning Mathematics.

A Position of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Question: What is the role of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics?

Technology in Teaching and Learning Mathematics

Technological tools include those that are both content specific and content neutral. In mathematics education, content-specific technologies include computer algebra systems; dynamic geometry environments; interactive applets; handheld computation, data collection, and analysis devices; and computer-based applications. Classroom Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategies for Teachers_Revised_SR_09.08.10.pdf.

36 Math Apps For Elementary School Students From edshelf - By edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education As more classrooms adopt mobile devices such as iPads, teachers and technology integrators are faced with the question: “What apps do I install?”

36 Math Apps For Elementary School Students From edshelf -

That is quite a hefty question too. There are over 90,000 iOS apps in the Education category of the App Store. Since apps that teachers can use fall into other categories too, the number of choices is well above 100,000. Does your head hurt yet? Fortunately, there are intrepid technology enthusiasts – like Chris Beyerle – who actively curate collections of apps. Instruction LD Guide for Teachers.pdf. Empowering Educators with Evidence on Proven Programs. Marvelous Math Books for Kids. Ok, so here's the issue in our house -- we've got one child who is a math whiz and another who wouldn't mind if math was wiped off the face of the earth.

Marvelous Math Books for Kids

The one thing they both have in common is neither enjoys any math homework: Assisting Students Struggling with Mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for Elementary and Middle Schools: What Works Clearinghouse. Effective Strategies Brief. Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Difficulties in Mathematics This research brief focuses on evidence-based practices for teaching students with difficulties in mathematics. Most of the summary for this research brief is based on two recently conducted meta-analyses (Baker, Gersten, and Lee 2002; Gersten et al. 2006) as well as complementary work by Kroesbergen and van Luitt (2003).

Together, the reviews encompass more than fifty studies, and although this is an emerging and substantial research base, it is far from definitive. As a composite, the studies reviewed present a picture of specific aspects of instruction that are consistently effective in teaching students who experience difficulties with mathematics. The principles that emerged from the research seem appropriate for instruction in a variety of situations and possible settings. Six aspects of instruction have been studied in depth. Visual and Graphic Depictions of Problems. 9 Strategies for Motivating Students in Mathematics. Motivating students to be (enthusiastically) receptive is one of the most important aspects of mathematics instruction and a critical aspect of the Common Core State Standards. Effective teachers should focus attention on the less interested students as well as the motivated ones.

Intervention Strategies for Mathematics Teachers, Teaching Today, Glencoe Online. Dyscalculia Symptoms. Mathematics Disability. S14S2 EDUC-327-A: Topic 1 - Standards, Grades k-2. Why Is Teaching With Problem Solving Important to Student Learning? Brief. Problem solving plays an important role in mathematics and should have a prominent role in the mathematics education of K-12 students. However, knowing how to incorporate problem solving meaningfully into the mathematics curriculum is not necessarily obvious to mathematics teachers. (The term “problem solving” refers to mathematical tasks that have the potential to provide intellectual challenges for enhancing students’ mathematical understanding and development.)

Fortunately, a considerable amount of research on teaching and learning mathematical problem solving has been conducted during the past 40 years or so and, taken collectively; this body of work provides useful suggestions for both teachers and curriculum writers. The following brief provides some directions on teaching with problem solving based on research. What kinds of problem-solving activities should students be given? Story or word problems often come to mind in a discussion about problem solving. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Why I Support Common Core Standards. Over the past weeks and months, I have found myself caught up in numerous conversations with family, friends, and colleagues regarding an increasingly controversial issue. The issue is Common Core. And the arguments I consistently hear against it are the same: The standards are a backdoor attempt by Washington to usurp local control of education and institute a national K–12 curriculum.

If this were the case, I would join the opponents of Common Core instead of debating them. 2014 Update: Apps We Use in Kindergarten. RED Links- New Apps to the list Underlined Apps- What I consider MUST HAVE apps for Kindergarten! Storytelling/Creating: Lego Movie Maker, Aurasma, Venn Diagram, Write About This, Tell About This, Balloon Stickies, Audioboo, 30hands, Magnetic ABC, Hello Crayon, Pic Stitch, Pic Collage, PicPlayPost, Chatterpix Kids, Toontastic, Felt Board, Little Bird Tales, Educreations, Sock Puppets, StoryBuddy 2, Explain Everything, Doodlecast Pro, Book Creator, Strip Designer, Toontastic Jr, Draw and Tell HD, My Story, Puppet Pals, Kid in Story, Skitch, Popplet Creativity/Play: My PlayHome, Toca Tea Party, Robot Lab, Where’s My Water, Toca Kitchen, Sticker World, Little Things Books: I started using the iPad as a listening center, here are my all time favorite books…

Common Core Lesson Plan Organizers for Math and ELA. Success at the Core : Teacher Development : : (video) EDUC 327 Summer 2014. Free Online Textbooks, Flashcards, Practice, Real World Examples, Simulations. Addition. Tube. Mr. Anker Tests. Math Worksheets Land - Tons of Printable Math Worksheets From All Grade Levels. Math Concepts & Skills Taught with Fiction & Nonfiction Stories. Interactive Whiteboard Resources. 3acts. The Task This is from Discovering Geometry. What I Did Basically, I three-acted the heck out of it. Which means: Reduce the literacy demand.

Here’s the three-act page. Show this video to students. Ask them to write down a guess: will the sauce overflow? Ask them what information would be useful to know and how they would get it. If they come back at you telling you they want the radius of the pot and the radius of the meatballs, push on that. Real World Math - Home.

NRICH Resources for Teachers. Fluidity Software, Inc. Nzmaths. Tools for Educators. Illuminations.