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Teaching by Design in Elementary Mathematics, Grades 2–3
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Teaching by Design in Elementary Mathematics, Grades 2–3



November 2010 | 256 pages | Corwin
This professional learning programme for Key Stage 2 mathematics teaching is grounded in the latest research on the characteristics of effective professional development. The materials help teachers:

- deepen their content knowledge for important mathematical concepts in their grade

- increase their understanding of how students learn these mathematical ideas

- use their knowledge to develop effective lessons and improve instruction

- enhance their collaboration skills.

The mathematical content of Teaching by Design in Mathematics matches content topics in number and operations identified for each grade by the NCTM Curriculum Focal Points. The culminating activity of the programme is the co-creation of a prototype lesson which is taught to students by team members; the team then investigates the impact of the lesson on student learning. The cycle of investigating, planning, teaching, observing, debriefing, and revising a lesson together contributes to a climate of continuous professional learning.

 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Introduction
 
Session 1: Getting Started
 
Session 2: Learning Landscape
 
Session 3: Conceptualizing and Counting Equal Groups
 
Session 4: Multiplication and Division Word Problems
 
Session 5: Connecting Mathematical Ideas
 
Session 6: Children's Strategies: Direct Modeling
 
Session 7: Children's Strategies: Counting and Addition/Subtraction Strategies in Multiplication and Division
 
Session 8: Models for Multiplication and Division
 
Session 9: Children's Strategies: Numerical Reasoning
 
Session 10: Number Relationships for Multiplication and Division
 
Session 11: Games Supporting Fluency With Division
 
Session 12: Designing the Prototype Lesson
 
Session 13: Discussing Results
 
Session 14: Reflecting On and Revising the Prototype Lesson
 
Index

"As our teaching team went through the lesson design process we were amazed at the transformation that took place. It took us out of isolated practice and placed us into a collaborative setting where we could effectively redesign lessons so that student learning was positively impacted."

Marla Ernst, Teacher and Math Coach
Lebanon Community School District, OR

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Session 1


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