Fostering Children's Number Sense in Grades K-2: Turning Math Inside Out,
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Fostering Children's Number Sense in Grades K-2: Turning Math Inside Out
Ensure children’s deep understanding of addition and subtraction in ways that enable long-term growth–with child-centered instructional strategies, powerful and engaging learning materials, and revealing assessment tools. Common Core aligned.
Teachers see clearly what good teaching looks like through detailed, understandable examples of what changes are needed and why for this teaching methodology to succeed. Chapters 1 and 2 and the Teaching Tips provide coherent articulation of the required teaching methodology, with many concrete examples.
Practical help for promoting conceptual understanding—and allowing students to teach themselves mathematics, rather than having it taught to them—is provided in specific pedagogical tools they help draw out mathematical thinking and understanding naturally. Included are clear instructions for using the tools, plus many on-line resources for aiding in their construction. (Lunch Point chapters and on-line templates)
Guidance for judging where children are in their learning and deciding where they should go next is provided for teachers who let their students progress at a natural pace in their mathematical development. The author includes assessment tools for different levels of mathematical understanding, along with guides to interpret the results. (Check Point chapters)
A deep understanding of the mathematics that students are struggling to understanding is provided in the presentation of the learning trajectory numeracy development clearly laid out and cross-referenced to the Common Core Standards. (Chapter 1 and the Intro sections of the Launch Point chapters)
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