This innovative guide will help teachers immediately engage students in fun, classroom-ready argumentation and take ownership of their learning. It will also facilitate deep mathematical understanding and encourage logical, clear connections between…
In high-impact mathematics instruction, it's not only what works, but when. This hands-on sequel to Visible Learning for Mathematics puts visible learning strategies in action using grade-leveled examples and a decision-making matrix.
A thinking student is an engaged student Sparked by observing teachers struggle to implement rich mathematics tasks to engage students in deep thinking, Peter Liljedahl has translated his 15 years of research into this practical guide on how to move…
Through immediately actionable tools, tasks, and strategies, this book will help grades 6 through 12 teachers know and understand their students as learners, plan for differentiation at both the macro level and the day-to-day classroom level, assess…
All students face struggle, and they should—it is how they learn and grow. The teacher’s job is not to remove struggle, but rather to value and harness it, helping students develop good habits of productive struggle. But what’s mis…
NEW COVID RESOURCES ADDED: A Parent’s Toolkit to Strengths-Based Learning in Math is now available on the book’s companion website to support families engaged in math learning at home. This toolkit provides a variety of home-based activi…
Keep thinking…keep learning in different settings In Peter Liljedahl’s bestselling Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics: 14 Teaching Practices for Enhancing Learning, readers discovered that thinking is a precursor to learning. T…
Empower your students as they reimagine the world around them through mathematics Culturally relevant mathematics teaching engages and empowers students, helping them learn and understand math more deeply and make connections to themselves, their co…
YOU are the architect in the mathematics classroom. This daily reference offers practical guidance for when and how to pull together mathematics routines, resources, and effective teaching techniques into a coherent and manageable set of lesson pla…
In high-impact mathematics instruction, it's not only what works, but when. This hands-on sequel to Visible Learning for Mathematics puts visible learning strategies in action in K - 2 classrooms to help teachers leverage the most effective teaching…
This book transcends all mathematical content areas with a variety of activities for teachers that include Solving and discussing high-level mathematical tasks Analyzing narrative cases that make the relationship between teaching and learning salien…
Detailed plans for helping elementary students experience deep mathematical learning The more than 50 mathematical tasks in this guide will challenge your students to do deep problem-based learning. These ready-to-implement tasks connect concepts,…
Your guide to grow and learn as a math teacher! Let’s face it, teaching elementary math can be hard. So much about how we teach math today may look and feel different from how we learned it. Today, we recognize placing the student at the cente…
Through immediately actionable strategies, tools and tasks, this book helps K-5 teachers know and understand their students as learners, plan for differentiation at both the macro level and the day-to-day classroom level, assess learning as it occur…
"The Common Core Mathematics Companion 6-8 offers a practical guide for implementing the CCSS Math Standards. Teachers will appreciate the misconception alerts and ideas for differentiation." — Jay McTighe, Author and Consultant When it comes…
Put math manipulatives to work in your classroom and make teaching and learning math both meaningful and productive. Mastering Math Manipulatives includes everything you need to integrate math manipulatives—both concrete and virtual—into…
Through the medium of word problems, these books are designed to help teachers and students develop and employ operation sense, meaning to understand the meaning of multiplication and division, in the context of solving problems in a coherent way. T…
Offering a year's worth of daily instructional material that you can use each class period to promote student reasoning and number sense, this resource will help students: Frequently revisit essential mathematical concepts Foster and shore up concep…
Because fluency practice is not a worksheet. Fluency in mathematics is more than adeptly using basic facts or implementing algorithms. It is not about speed or recall. Real fluency is about choosing strategies that are efficient, flexible, lead to…
Using strengths-based approaches to support development in mathematics It’s time to re-imagine what’s possible and celebrate the brilliance multilingual learners bring to today’s classrooms. Innovative teaching strategies can posi…
High School Mathematics Lessons to Explore, Understand, and Respond to Social Injustice Empower students to be the change— join the teaching mathematics for social justice movement! This book explains how to teach mathematics for self- and com…
A schoolwide solution for mathematics success! When "rules" seem to change from year to year, mathematics can seem like a disconnected mystery for students. Clear up the confusion with a Mathematics Whole-School Agreement! Expanded from the highly p…
Detailed plans for helping elementary students experience deep mathematical learning The 56 mathematical tasks in this guide will challenge your youngest students to do deep problem-based learning. These ready-to-implement tasks connect concepts, s…
Put math manipulatives to work in your classroom and make teaching and learning math both meaningful and productive. Mastering Math Manipulatives includes everything you need to integrate math manipulatives—both concrete and virtual—int…
Using the Leading for Mathematical Proficiency Framework, the authors position student outcomes as the focus of all professional work and connect the Eight Mathematical Practices for students with NCTM's Eight Effective Teaching Practices to help yo…
Descriptions of how the FACTs promote learning and inform teaching, including illustrative examples, support the inextricable link between instruction and learning. Instead of a one-size fits all approach, this one-of-a-kind resource will help teach…
Take a deep dive into the five practices for facilitating productive mathematical discussions Enhance your fluency in the five practices—anticipating, monitoring, selecting, sequencing, and connecting—to bring powerful discussions of mat…
Make Rich Math Instruction Come to Life Online When distance learning is the "new normal," educators know that rich remote math teaching involves more than direct instruction and endless practice problems. This powerful guide translates what we know…
Your user’s guide to the mathematics standards In the 12 short months since the ELA versions of The Common Core Companions, Grades K-2 and 3-5, burst on the scene, they’ve already assisted tens of thousands of teachers with the day-to-da…
Give math routines a makeover in your classroom and make every minute count. Captivate your elementary students with these new, innovative, and ready-to-go mathematics routines! Trusted math expert John J. SanGiovanni details 20 classroom-proven pr…
The books shows teachers how to engage with students, assess understanding and incorporate technology into teaching. It also teaches the connections between what students learn and how they do maths. Tools include inquiry tasks across all levels: un…
Mathematical discussion ("maths talk") has been identified as the primary vehicle for developing students’ conceptual understanding of mathematics. Yet despite the importance of discussions to student learning, teachers face many challenges wh…
Because fluency practice is not a worksheet. The landmark book Figuring Out Fluency in Mathematics Teaching and Learning offered educators the inspiration to develop a deeper understanding of procedural fluency, along with a plethora of pragmatic to…
Transforming the standards into learning outcomes just got a lot easier This expansion of the popular Common Core Mathematics Companions provides a Cross-Referencing Index for states implementing their own specific mathematics standards. This index…
Achieve High-Quality Mathematics Discourse With Purposeful Talk Techniques Engaging students in high quality discourse is important for their conceptual learning, but successfully promoting such discourse in elementary classrooms—with attentio…
Teach your students to become decision makers who rely on their own mathematical thinking. Fluency in mathematics is more than adeptly using basic facts or implementing algorithms. Real fluency involves reasoning and creativity, and it varies by the…
Your blueprint to planning K-2 math lessons for maximum impact and understanding Not sure of tomorrow’s lesson plan? Your blueprint for designing K-2 math lessons for maximum student learning is here. This indispensable handbook guides you de…
How to build productive relationships in math education I wasn’t taught this way. I can’t help my child! These are common refrains from parents and guardians, who are often overwhelmed, confused, and frustrated about how to best support…
Help students reveal the math behind the words Solving problems is about more than computation. Students must understand the mathematics of a situation to know what computation will lead to an appropriate solution. Mathematize It! shares a reasonin…
The routines in this book will help students: Frequently revisit essential mathematical concepts Foster and shore up conceptual understanding Engage in mental mathematics, leading to efficiency and fluency Engage in mathematical discourse by constru…
Detailed plans for helping elementary students experience deep mathematical learning The mathematical tasks in this guide will challenge your youngest students to do deep problem-based learning. These ready-to-implement tasks connect concepts, skil…
In this book, the authors move away from the long lists of formative assessment techniques teachers have seen in the past. They have spent two years with teachers in real classrooms, boiling the practice down to five essential techniques that will m…
In high-impact mathematics instruction, it's not only what works, but when. This hands-on sequel to Visible Learning for Mathematics puts visible learning strategies in action in high school classrooms to help teachers leverage the most effective te…
Take a deep dive into the five practices for faciliting productive mathematical discussons Enhance your fluency in the five practices—anticipating, monitoring, selecting, sequencing, and connecting—to bring powerful discussions of mathem…