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Title Good questions : great ways to differentiate mathematics instruction in the standards-based classroom / Marian Small ; foreword by Carol Ann Tomlinson.
Author Small, Marian, author.
Publication New York : Teachers College Press/ Teachers College/Columbia University ; Reston, VA : National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, [2017]
Edition Third edition.
Description xv, 287 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Call # 372.7 S
Note Subtitle varies slightly from previous edition.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-279) and index.
Summary Now in its Third Edition -- expanded with over 100 new tasks and questions -- this bestselling resource helps experienced and novice teachers to effectively and efficiently differentiate mathematics instruction in grades K-8. Math education expert Marian Small shows teachers how to get started and become expert at using two powerful and universal strategies: Open Questions and Parallel Tasks. This volume includes key changes that will make it easier for teachers to use in all quality state standards environments, including direct links to Common Core content standards and standards for mathematical practice. Classroom examples, many new for this edition, are provided at each grade band: K-2, 3-5 and 6-8. Along with each example, the text describes how teachers can evoke productive conversations that meet the needs of a broad range of learners. -- Provided by publisher.
Contents The Challenge in Math Classrooms -- What It Means to Meet Student Needs -- Assessing Students' Needs -- Principles and Approaches to Differentiating Instruction -- Two Core Strategies for Differentiating Mathematics Instruction: Open Questions and Parallel Tasks -- Creating a Math Talk Community -- 1. Counting & Cardinality and Number & Operations in Base Ten -- Topics -- The Big Ideas for Counting & Cardinality and for Number & Operations in Base Ten -- Open Questions for Prekindergarten-Grade 2 -- Open Questions for Grades 3-5 -- Parallel Tasks for Prekindergarten-Grade 2 -- Parallel Tasks for Grades 3-5 -- Summing Up -- 2. Number & Operations -- Fractions -- Topics -- The Big Ideas for Number & Operations -- Fractions -- Open Questions for Grades 3-5 -- Parallel Tasks for Grades 3-5 -- Summing Up -- 3. Ratios & Proportional Relationships -- Topics -- The Big Ideas for Ratios & Proportional Relationships -- Open Questions for Grades 6-8 -- Parallel Tasks for Grades 6-8 -- Summing Up -- 4. The Number System -- Topics -- The Big Ideas for The Number System -- Open Questions for Grades 6-8 -- Parallel Tasks for Grades 6-8 -- Summing Up -- 5. Operations & Algebraic Thinking -- Topics -- The Big Ideas for Operations & Algebraic Thinking -- Open Questions for Prekindergarten-Grade 2 -- Open Questions for Grades 3-5 -- Parallel Tasks for Prekindergarten-Grade 2 -- Parallel Tasks for Grades 3-5 -- Summing Up -- 6. Expressions & Equations and Functions -- Topics -- The Big Ideas for Expressions & Equations and for Functions -- Open Questions for Grades 6-8 -- Parallel Tasks for Grades 6-8 -- Summing Up -- 7. Measurement & Data -- Topics -- The Big Ideas for Measurement & Data -- Open Questions for Prekindergarten-Grade 2 -- Open Questions for Grades 3-5 -- Parallel Tasks for Prekindergarten-Grade 2 -- Parallel Tasks for Grades 3-5 -- Summing Up -- 8. Geometry -- Topics -- The Big Ideas for Geometry -- Open Questions for Prekindergarten-Grade 2 -- Open Questions for Grades 3-5 -- Open Questions for Grades 6-8 -- Parallel Tasks for Prekindergarten-Grade 2 -- Parallel Tasks for Grades 3-5 -- Parallel Tasks for Grades 6-8 -- Summing Up -- 9. Statistics & Probability -- Topics -- The Big Ideas for Statistics & Probability -- Open Questions for Grades 6-8 -- Parallel Tasks for Grades 6-8 -- Summing Up -- Conclusions -- The Need for Manageable Strategies -- Developing Open Questions and Parallel Tasks -- The Benefits of These Strategies.
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Individualized instruction.
Effective teaching.
Effective teaching. (OCoLC)fst00903762
Individualized instruction. (OCoLC)fst00970355
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) (OCoLC)fst01012272
Related To Online version: Small, Marian. Good questions. Third edition. New York, NY : Teachers College Press, [2017] 9780807775851 (DLC) 2017008595
ISBN 9780807758540 (pbk. ; alk. paper) :
080775854X (pbk. ; alk. paper) :
1 hold on first copy returned of 4 copies

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 Bedford Literacy  372.7 S    LIB USE ONLY  
 Central 3rd Fl - Literacy  372.7 S    LIB USE ONLY  
 Flatbush Literacy  372.7 S    CHECK SHELVES  
 New Lots Literacy  372.7 S    LIB USE ONLY