Math Sense

The Look, Sound, and Feel of Effective Instruction

How is that you can walk into a classroom and gain an overall sense of the quality of math instruction taking place there? What contributes to getting that sense? In Math Sense, Chris Moynihan explores some of the components that comprise the look, sound, and feel of effective teaching and learning. Does the landscape of the classroom feature such items as student work samples, a math literature collection, and a number line? Do the lessons include wait time, checks for understanding, and written feedback?

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How is that you can walk into a classroom and gain an overall sense of the quality of math instruction taking place there? What contributes to getting that sense? In Math Sense, Chris Moynihan explores some of the components that comprise the look, sound, and feel of effective teaching and learning. Does the landscape of the classroom feature such items as student work samples, a math literature collection, and a number line? Do the lessons include wait time, checks for understanding...read more

About the Author(s)

Christine Moynihan has been a classroom teacher in K-6 classrooms, a mathematics curriculum specialist, and an elementary school principal in Newton, Massachusetts. She is currently a consultant who works with schools and districts to assist them in improving their quality of education.

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Contents
Acknowledgments
1. What Is Mathematics?
2. The Look of the Landscape
3. The Look of the Lesson: Teachers
4. The Look of the Lesson: Students
5. The Sound of the Lesson
6. The Feel of It All
7. Putting It Together
Appendix: Self-Assessments
References
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-5
Media: 144 pp/paper
Year: 2012
Item No: WEB-0942
ISBN: 978-157110-942-2

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