Guided Math in Action

Author: Nicki Newton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317921704
Format: PDF, Docs
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Teachers, coaches, and supervisors will learn how to help elementary school students build mathematical proficiency with standards-based, differentiated, small-group instruction with the strategies in this book. Both novice and veteran educators will gain in-depth knowledge for conducting effective guided math lessons, scaffolding learning in small groups, and assessing student learning. Lots of actual templates, graphic organizers, black-line masters, detailed lesson plans, and student work samples are included, as well as vignettes of mini-lessons, center time, small guided math groups, and share time. This practical, hands-on guide will help you... Understand the framework of Guided Math lessons Gain an in-depth look at the role of assessment throughout the Guided Math process Develop an action plan to get started immediately This is a must-have resource for all educators looking for a structure to teach small groups in math that meet the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

Math Workshop in Action

Author: Nicki Newton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317663918
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Find out how Math Workshops engage students and increase learning. This practical book from bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton explains why Math Workshops are effective and gives you step-by-step instructions for implementing and managing your own workshop. You’ll find out how to... create a math-rich environment; use anchor charts effectively; manage the workshop; begin a workshop with activities; lead whole-group mini-lessons; make workstations meaningful and engaging; create guided math groups; implement "the Share" effectively; and ensure balanced assessments. Each chapter offers a variety of charts and tools that you can use in the classroom immediately, as well as reflection questions and key points. The book also features a handy Quick-Start Guide to help you as you implement your own workshop.

Guided Math A Framework for Mathematics Instruction

Author: Sammons, Laney
Publisher: Shell Education
ISBN: 1618137956
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Use a practical approach to teaching mathematics that integrates proven literacy strategies for effective instruction. This professional resource will help to maximize the impact of instruction through the use of whole-class instruction, small-group instruction, and Math Workshop. Incorporate ideas for using ongoing assessment to guide your instruction and increase student learning, and use hands-on, problem-solving experiences with small groups to encourage mathematical communication and discussion. Guided Math supports the College and Career Readiness and other state standards.

Math Workstations in Action

Author: Nicki Newton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317199715
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn how to incorporate math workstations into your elementary math classes. Math workstations allow students to engage in meaningful, independent math practice through student-driven games and activities, and can be implemented as part of a math workshop or in a traditional math class. In this book, bestselling author and consultant Nicki Newton shows you how to set up and manage math workstations for topics such as fluency, word problems, math vocabulary, and more. You’ll also learn how to differentiate the activities for all ability levels and promote rigorous instruction, enabling your students to get the most out of this fun and engaging instructional method. Topics include: Teaching fractions, decimals, measurement, geometry, and more with a variety of tools and hands-on activities; Developing word problems and games to help students gain understanding of difficult mathematical concepts; Using precise mathematical language to encourage clear communication and logical thinking; Evaluating student competency and development with pre-assessments, anecdotals, checklists, and self-reflections; Implementing new technologies to think through, explain, and present mathematical concepts. Each chapter includes a variety of charts, tools, and practice problems that you can use in the classroom immediately, and the strategies can be easily adapted for students at all levels of math fluency across grades 3–5.

Math Running Records in Action

Author: Nicki Newton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317403002
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In this new book from popular consultant and bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton, you’ll discover how to use Math Running Records to assess students’ basic fact fluency and increase student achievement. Like a GPS, Math Running Records pinpoint exactly where students are in their understanding of basic math facts and then outline the next steps toward comprehensive fluency. This practical book introduces a research-based framework to assess students’ thinking and move them toward becoming confident, proficient, flexible mathematicians with a robust sense of numbers. Topics include: Learning how often to administer Math Running Records and how to strategically introduce them into your existing curriculum; Analyzing, and interpreting Math Running Records for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; Using the data gathered from Math Running Records to implement evidence-based, research-driven instruction. Evaluating students’ speed, accuracy, flexibility, and efficiency to help them attain computational fluency; Each chapter offers a variety of charts and tools that you can use in the classroom immediately, and the strategies can easily be adapted for students at all levels of math fluency across grades K-8. Videos of sample running records are also available for download at https://guidedmath.wordpress.com/math-running-records-videos.

Guided Math Workstations K 2

Author: Laney Sammons
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1425830269
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This invaluable professional resource instructs teachers on how to successfully implement Guided Math Workstations into K-2 classrooms. With detailed instructions that are easily adopted into today's classrooms, this book contains everything teachers need to set up, plan, and manage workstations. Guided Math Workstations allow teachers to address their students' varied learning needs within a carefully planned numeracy-rich environment where students are challenged to not just do math, but to become mathematicians. Teachers will be able to successfully target the specific needs of learners with small-group lessons as students work independently on math workstation tasks. Each workstation task includes: an overview of the lesson, materials, objective, procedure, and differentiation tactics; a Student Task card with directions and a materials list for the task to help with implementation and organization; a Talking Points card with math vocabulary words and sentence stems to encourage mathematical discourse; and additional resources for each task.

Math Problem Solving in Action

Author: Nicki Newton
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315465043
Format: PDF
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In this new book from popular math consultant and bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton, you’ll learn how to help students become more effective and confident problem solvers. Problem solving is a necessary skill for the 21st century but can be overwhelming for both teachers and students. Dr. Newton shows how to make word problems more engaging and relatable, how to scaffold them and help students with math language, how to implement collaborative groups for problem solving, how to assess student progress, and much more. Topics include: Incorporating problem solving throughout the math block, connecting problems to students’ real lives, and teaching students to persevere; Unpacking word problems across the curriculum and making them more comprehensible to students; Scaffolding word problems so that students can organize all the pieces in doable ways; Helping students navigate the complex language in a word problem; Showing students how to reason about, model, and discuss word problems; Using fun mini-lessons to engage students in the premise of a word problem; Implementing collaborative structures, such as math literature circles, to engage students in problem solving; Getting the whole school involved in a problem-solving challenge to promote schoolwide effort and engagement; and Incorporating assessment to see where students are and help them get to the next level. Each chapter offers examples, charts, and tools that you can use immediately. The book also features an action plan so that you can confidently move forward and implement the book’s ideas in your own classroom. Free accompanying resources are provided on the author's website, www.drnickinewton.com.

Implementing Guided Math Tools for Educational Leaders

Author: Sammons, Laney
Publisher: Shell Education
ISBN: 1618137999
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Support the implementation of the Guided Math framework with this user-friendly professional guide written by Guided Math author, Laney Sammons. This resource provides school leaders (coaches, principals, curriculum directors, teacher leaders, etc.) with user-friendly strategies for supporting teachers as they embark on teaching components of the Guided Math framework in their classrooms. Highlights include how to use the professional learning community model effectively when implementing Guided Math, tips for creating a strategic plan for improving students’ mathematics achievement, sample implementation models, sample assessments, and planning and implementation tools.

Implementing Guided Math

Author: Laney Sammons
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1425897606
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Support the implementation of the Guided Math framework with this user-friendly professional guide written by Guided Math author, Laney Sammons. This resource provides school leaders (coaches, principals, curriculum directors, teacher leaders, etc.) with user-friendly strategies for supporting teachers as they embark on teaching components of the Guided Math framework in their classrooms. Highlights include how to use the professional learning community model effectively when implementing Guided Math, tips for creating a strategic plan for improving students’ mathematics achievement, sample implementation models, sample assessments, and planning and implementation tools.

Guided Math Workshop

Author: Laney Sammons
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1425896774
Format: PDF, ePub
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This must-have resource helps teachers successfully plan, organize, implement, and manage Guided Math Workshop. It provides practical strategies for structure and implementation to allow time for teachers to conduct small-group lessons and math conferences to target student needs. The tested resources and strategies for organization and management help to promote student independence and provide opportunities for ongoing practice of previously mastered concepts and skills. With sample workstations and mathematical tasks and problems for a variety of grade levels, this guide is sure to provide the information that teachers need to minimize preparation time and meet the needs of all students.