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Facilitator's Guide to How the Brain Learns Mathematics
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Facilitator's Guide to How the Brain Learns Mathematics



April 2008 | 56 pages | Corwin
Lead engaging workshops on this unique and simplified four-tier model for teaching mathematics! Written to complement David A. Sousa's How the Brain Learns Mathematics, this Facilitator's Guide helps staff developers lead workshops covering how the brain processes mathematical concepts, the environmental and developmental factors that contribute to mathematics difficulties, and howto differentiate mathematics instruction at all grade levels. This chapter-by-chapter study guide offers guidelines for lesson planning and also provides: Chapter discussion questions Activities for workshop participantsSupplemental information Journal writing prompts A sample workshop evaluation form
 
About the Author
 
Introduction
How to Use This Guide

 
Additional Resources for Facilitators

 
 
Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: How the Brain Learns Mathematics by David A. Sousa
 
Introduction
Summary

 
Supplemental Information

 
Discussion Questions

 
 
Chapter 1. Developing Number Sense
Summary

 
Supplemental Information

 
Discussion Questions

 
Activity

 
Journal Writing

 
 
Chapter 2. Learning to Calculate
Summary

 
Supplemental Information

 
Discussion Questions

 
Activity

 
Journal Writing

 
 
Chapter 3. Reviewing the Elements of Learning
Summary

 
Supplemental Information

 
Discussion Questions

 
Activity

 
Journal Writing

 
Activity

 
Journal Writing

 
 
Chapter 4. Teaching Mathematics to the Preschool and Kindergarten Brain
Summary

 
Supplemental Information

 
Discussion Questions

 
Activity

 
Journal Writing

 
 
Chapter 5. Teaching Mathematics to the Preadolescent Brain
Summary

 
Supplemental Information

 
Discussion Questions

 
Activity

 
Journal Writing

 
Activities

 
Journal Writing

 
 
Chapter 6. Teaching Mathematics to the Adolescent Brain
Summary

 
Supplemental Information

 
Discussion Questions

 
Activity

 
Journal Writing

 
 
Chapter 7. Recognizing and Addressing Mathematics Difficulties
Summary

 
Supplemental Information

 
Discussion Questions

 
Activity

 
Journal Writing

 
 
Chapter 8. Putting It All Together: Planning Lessons in PreK-12 Mathematics
Summary

 
Supplemental Information

 
Discussion Questions

 
Activity

 
Journal Writing

 
 
Workshop Evaluation Form

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ISBN: 9781412965903