The Diagnostic Teacher

The Diagnostic Teacher

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This provocative new volume from one of the nation's leading educational think tanks presents in-depth portraits of teachers, professional development staff, and researchers working together to deepen teacher's professional capacities and students' learning experiences. Ranging across subject areas and grade levels, The Diagnostic Teacher describes a variety of powerful classroom and school-based strategies that help students achieve and teachers thrive. The final two chapters define a set of underlying features shared in common by these diverse examples. The result is a rich and inspiring blueprint for how school leaders can revitalize the profession of teaching, while developing more inquiry-oriented, constructivist classrooms.Ever since Jill Lester transformed her mathematics instruction to engage her second graders in meaningful mathematical ... one partner having solved the problem by addition, the other by subtraction a€” making up and then testing similar problems with missing addends. After 1 ... (See Lester, 1996, for her account of yet a third group of children exploring the relationship between addition and subtraction.)anbsp;...

Title:The Diagnostic Teacher
Author:Mildred Z. Solomon
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 1999


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