Designing Effective Mathematics Instruction

Designing Effective Mathematics Instruction : A Direct Instruction Approach

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For courses in Mathematics in Special Education. Providing teachers with the information needed to design supplemental mathematics instruction and to evaluate and modify commercially developed math programs, Designing Effective Mathematics Instruction, Fourth Edition, gives teachers systematic procedures and teaching strategies to augment instruction. The new edition discusses the history and components of the direct instruction approach to teaching mathematics, as well as relevant and current research skills and techniques required for effective mathematics instruction, including strategies for pacing lessons, correcting errors, and diagnosing and remedying error patterns. Designing Effective Mathematics Instruction also contains Instructional Sequence and Assessment Charts for primary, intermediate, and remedial teachers, which serve as diagnostic tests or as a basis for constructing goals and objectives for students.show more

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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 208.3 x 274.3 x 25.4mm | 997.91g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0131192442
  • 9780131192447
  • 253,249

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Providing teachers with the information needed to design supplemental mathematic instruction and to evaluate and modify commercially developed math programs, Designing Effective Mathematics Instruction, Fourth Edition, gives teachers systematic procedures and teaching strategies to augment mathematics instruction. Written by Marcy Stein, Diane Kinder, Jerry Silbert, and Douglas W. Carnine, this latest edition includes: A new chapter on pre-algebra skills (Chapter 20) to assist teachers in working with older students on these higher order concepts. Frequently Asked Questions About Direct Instruction (Appendix B) that explain how to implement a direct instruction approach and why direct instruction is the most effective method for teaching students with disabilities and those at-risk for math failure. A relevant Topics of Interest chart (located on the inside front cover) that summarizes information for primary, intermediate, and remedial teachers. New content on evaluating and modifying commercially developed mathematics instructional materials. The history and components of the direct instruction approach to teaching mathematics. Relevant and current research on the skills and techniques required for effective mathematics instruction, including strategies for pacing lessons, correcting errors, and diagnosing and remedying error patterns. Instructional Sequence and Assessment Charts for primary, intermediate, and remedial teachers, which can serve as diagnostic tests or as a basis for constructing goals and objectives for students.show more

Table of contents

PART I. PERSPECTIVE. 1. Direct Instruction. 2. Mathematics Curriculum Evaluation Framework. 3. Research Relevant to Mathematics Instruction. PART II. SKILLS AND CONCEPTS. 4. Counting. 5. Symbol Identification and Place Value. 6. Basic Facts. 7. Addition. 8. Subtraction. 9. Multiplication. 10. Division. 11. Problem Solving. 12. Fractions. 13. Decimals. 14. Percent and Ratio. 15. Telling Time. 16. Money. 17. Measurement. 18. Mathematics Study Skills: Graphs, Charts, Maps, and Statistics. 19. Geometry. 20. Pre-Algebra. Appendix A: Direct Instruction Mathematics Programs: An Overview and Research Summary. Appendix B: Frequently Asked Questions about Direct Instruction Mathematics. References. Index.show more

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