Teaching Mathematics to All Children: Designing and Adapting Instruction to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners
With the composition of today's classroom in mind, this book approaches teaching and planning elementary mathematics by using methods that ... Show synopsis With the composition of today's classroom in mind, this book approaches teaching and planning elementary mathematics by using methods that accommodate the diverse learning needs of any student having difficulties with basic math concepts. The authors use personal experience and research that supports a complete set of developmental concepts and skills to outline the effective development of mathematical concepts and skills. It stresses lesson planning that will result in learning, understanding, and retaining important concepts and skills. NCTM's Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics are integrated into every chapter. Other topics include: Diversity in the Classroom; Lesson Design: Creating Lessons That Meet the Needs of a Diverse Classroom; Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood; Whole Numbers and Numeration; Fractions; Decimals and Percents; Measurement; and Geometry.