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Making Math Far More Accessible to Our Students
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Making Math Far More Accessible to Our Students

By Steven Leinwand

This is an online course on Heinemann's Digital Campus. Course access is 365 days from the date of purchase. Learn more about courses on the Digital Campus.

Math Instruction Demystified

Steve Leinwand strengthens teachers’ confidence and capacity to make K–12 math instruction far more effective. From engagement to best practices to differentiation, he helps maximize students’ understanding through language, alternative approaches to problem solving, and multiple representations. Then he ties it all together with ideas for effective lesson planning.

Course Objectives

  • Develop techniques for increasing student engagement and learning
  • Explore classroom routines that focus on student explanations
  • Promote fruitful discussion in the mathematics classroom
  • Plan, teach, and reflect on lessons based on ideas presented in the course
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This is an online course on Heinemann's Digital Campus. Course access is 365 days from the date of purchase. Learn more about courses on the Digital Campus.

Math Instruction Demystified

Steve Leinwand strengthens teachers’ confidence and capacity to make K–12 math instruction far more effective. From engagement to best practices to differentiation, he helps maximize students’ understanding through language, alternative approaches to problem solving, and multiple representations. Then he ties it all together with ideas for effective lesson planning.

Course Objectives

  • Develop techniques for increasing student engagement and learning
  • Explore classroom routines that focus on student explanations
  • Promote fruitful discussion in the mathematics classroom
  • Plan, teach, and reflect on lessons based on ideas presented in the course

Credit/CEUs:

On completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate for 30 contact hours, or 3 CEUs.

Contents

Sessions for Making Math Far More Accessible to Our Students

  • Making Math Come Alive—A Reason to Care
  • Systematic Review and Distributed Practice
  • Changing the Discourse—Open-Ended Questions
  • Multiple Representations and Language-Rich Classes
  • Moving Beyond the One Right Answer
  • The Importance of Deliberate Planning

Each session requires approximately one hour to complete, with additional opportunities to read and reflect offline as well as to practice with students.

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