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 277279) 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 K8. 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: K2, 35 and 68. 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 PrekindergartenGrade 2  Open Questions for Grades 35  Parallel Tasks for PrekindergartenGrade 2  Parallel Tasks for Grades 35  Summing Up  2. Number & Operations  Fractions  Topics  The Big Ideas for Number & Operations  Fractions  Open Questions for Grades 35  Parallel Tasks for Grades 35  Summing Up  3. Ratios & Proportional Relationships  Topics  The Big Ideas for Ratios & Proportional Relationships  Open Questions for Grades 68  Parallel Tasks for Grades 68  Summing Up  4. The Number System  Topics  The Big Ideas for The Number System  Open Questions for Grades 68  Parallel Tasks for Grades 68  Summing Up  5. Operations & Algebraic Thinking  Topics  The Big Ideas for Operations & Algebraic Thinking  Open Questions for PrekindergartenGrade 2  Open Questions for Grades 35  Parallel Tasks for PrekindergartenGrade 2  Parallel Tasks for Grades 35  Summing Up  6. Expressions & Equations and Functions  Topics  The Big Ideas for Expressions & Equations and for Functions  Open Questions for Grades 68  Parallel Tasks for Grades 68  Summing Up  7. Measurement & Data  Topics  The Big Ideas for Measurement & Data  Open Questions for PrekindergartenGrade 2  Open Questions for Grades 35  Parallel Tasks for PrekindergartenGrade 2  Parallel Tasks for Grades 35  Summing Up  8. Geometry  Topics  The Big Ideas for Geometry  Open Questions for PrekindergartenGrade 2  Open Questions for Grades 35  Open Questions for Grades 68  Parallel Tasks for PrekindergartenGrade 2  Parallel Tasks for Grades 35  Parallel Tasks for Grades 68  Summing Up  9. Statistics & Probability  Topics  The Big Ideas for Statistics & Probability  Open Questions for Grades 68  Parallel Tasks for Grades 68  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) : 
