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Making sense of math : how to help every student become a mathematical thinker and problem solver / Cathy L. Seeley.

Seeley, Cathy L. (author.).


In Making Sense of Math, Cathy L. Seeley, former president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, shares her insight into how to turn your students into flexible mathematical thinkers and problem solvers. This practical volume concentrates on the following areas: Making sense of math by fostering habits of mind that help students analyze, understand, and adapt to problems when they encounter them. Addressing the mathematical building blocks necessary to include in effective math instruction. Turning teaching "upside down" by shifting how we teach, focusing on discussion and analysis as much as we focus on correct answers. Garnering support for the changes you want to make from colleagues and administrators. Learn how to make math meaningful for your students and prepare them for a lifetime of mathematical fluency and problem solving.

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  • ISBN: 9781416622420 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 53 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, USA : ASCD, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Who's smart in math? -- Math is suppose to make sense! -- What mathematics do students need? -- Can struggling be good for students -- What if we turn teaching upside down? -- Where can I find support?
Subject: Mathematics > Study and teaching (Elementary)
Mathematics teachers > Training of
Mathematics teachers > Teaching of

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