Guides to Effective Instruction in Mathematics

A Guide to Effective Instruction in Mathematics Kindergarten to Grade 6
 
  Volume

 
 
Contents:
 
1. Achieving and Sustaining Improvement
2. Principles Underlying Effective Mathematics Instruction
3. Planning the Mathematics Program
4. Instructional Approaches
 
 
 
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5. Problem Solving
6. Communication
 
 
 
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7. Classroom Resources and Management
 
 
 
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8. Assessment and Evaluation
9. Home Connections
 
 
 
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10. Approaches to Teaching Basic Facts and Multidigit Computations


A Guide to Effective Instruction in Mathematics Kindergarten to Grade 6  – Strand Specific


Grades K-3
  Strand
 
 
 
Contents:
 
The "Big Ideas" in Number Sense and Numeration
Counting
Operational Sense
Quantity
Relationships
Representation
Learning Activities for Number Sense and Numeration
 
 
 
 
 
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The "Big Ideas" in Measurement
Attributes, Units, and Measurement Sense
Measurement Relationships
Learning Activities for Measurement
 
 
 
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The "Big Ideas" in Geometry and Spatial Sense
Properties of Two-Dimensional Shapes and Three-Dimensional Figures
Geometric Relationships
Location and Movement
Learning Activities for Geometry and Spatial Sense
 
 
 
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The "Big Ideas" in Patterning and Algebra
Patterns and Relationships
Expressions and Equality
Learning Activities for Patterning and Algebra
 
 
 
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The "Big Ideas" in Data Managment and Probability
Collection and Organization of Data
Data Relationships
Probability
Learning Activities for Data Managment and Probability


Grades 4-6

   Strand
 
 
 
Contents:
 
 The Big Ideas in Number Sense and Numeration
Quantity
Operational Sense
Relationships
Representation
Proportional Reasoning
 
 
 
 
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Relating Mathematics Topics to the Big Ideas

Learning About Addition and Subtraction in the Junior Grades

Developing Computational Strategies Through Mini-Lessons

Learning Activities for Addition and Subtraction
 
 
 
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Relating Mathematics Topics to the Big Ideas

Learning About Multiplication in the Junior Grades

Using Mathematical Models to Represent Multiplication

Learning Activities for Multiplication
 
 
 
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Relating Mathematics Topics to the Big Ideas

Learning About Division in the Junior Grades

Using Mathematical Models to Represent Division

Learning Activities for Division
 
 
 
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Relating Mathematics Topics to the Big Ideas

Learning About Fractions in the Junior Grades

Learning Activities for Fractions
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Relating Mathematics Topics to the Big Ideas

Learning About Decimals in the Junior Grades

Learning Activities for Decimal Numbers
 
 
 

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The “Big Ideas” of Measurement

Attributes, Units, and Measurement Sense

Measurement Relationships

Learning Activities
 
 
 
 Contents:
 

The “Big Ideas in Geometry and Spatial Sense

Learning About Two-Dimensional Shapes in the Junior Grades

Learning About Three-Dimensional Figures in the Junior Grades

Learning About Location and Movement in the Junior Grades

Learning Activities

 
 
 
Contents:
 

The “Big Ideas” of Patterning and Algebra

Patterns and Relationships

Variables, Expressions and Equations

Learning Activities
 
 
 
Contents:
 

The “Big Ideas” of Data Management and Probability

Collection and Organization of Data

Data Relationships

Probability

Learning Activities

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