A highly practical resource for special educators and classroom teachers, this book provides specific instructional guidance illustrated with vignettes, examples, and sample lesson plans. Every chapter is grounded in research and addresses the nuts and bolts of teaching math to students who are not adequately prepared for the challenging middle school curriculum. Presented are a range of methods for helping struggling learners build their understanding of foundational concepts, master basic skills, and develop self-directed problem-solving strategies. While focusing on classroom instruction, the book also includes guidelines for developing high-quality middle school mathematics programs and evaluating their effectiveness.aNow, I will make sure that the information in the problem is accurately represented on the diagram. If 3 cm ... Problem Planning and Solution Teacher: a The third step is to set up a math sentence or equation. ... Finally, as students learn to internalize the schematic diagrams and the strategy steps, the diagrams and strategyanbsp;...

Title | : | Teaching Mathematics to Middle School Students with Learning Difficulties |

Author | : | Marjorie Montague, Asha K. Jitendra |

Publisher | : | Guilford Press - 2006 |

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