Succeeding at Teaching Mathematics, K-6

Julie A. Sliva Spitzer ,

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Succeeding at Teaching Mathematics, K-6

About the eBook

"I wish I′d had this book when I began teaching years ago."
—Beth Peters, Mathematics Education Consultant

"An excellent, concise book for novice mathematics teachers, with good ideas for experienced teachers as well."
—Colleen Martin, Fifth-Grade Teacher
Wilder Waite Grade School, Peoria, IL

Practical support for mathematics instruction—putting it all together, from standards-based instruction to assessment!

Meeting the requirements of teaching mathematics in the current era of accountability can be challenging for any new teacher. Succeeding at Teaching Mathematics, K–6 helps beginning educators focus on the big ideas in teaching mathematics, promote positive engagement in the classroom through practical strategies, and use a variety of methods to assess student understanding.

Teachers will find classroom vignettes that encourage thought-provoking discussions, examples of standards-based activities, and an overview of NCTM content and process standards. Particular attention is given to instructing and assessing English Language Learners, as well as special needs and gifted populations. The authors answer the most pressing questions for novice teachers of mathematics, including how to:

Develop a philosophy for teaching mathematicsDesign a mathematics curriculum that makes connections within mathematics and across content areasDifferentiate instructional strategiesEngage students instead of managing them

This invaluable resource provides the ideal support and guidance to help new teachers get off to a great start!

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