- Questioning techniques that encourage students to think beyond the "right vs. wrong" continuum
- Tips for building a math-learning environment that is friendly and supportive of all students
- Math vocabulary exercises that are meaningful and fun
- An assortment of innovative daily activities, including "Fraction of the Day," "Truth or Fib," "Find and Fix the Error," "Guess My Number," "What Doesn’t Belong?" and many, many more.
Each chapter offers examples, charts, and tools that you can use immediately. With these resources and the practical advice throughout the book, you’ll increase students’ ability to understand math on a deeper level while keeping them engaged in their own learning processes.
About the author
Dr. Nicki Newtonhas been an educator for 28 years, working both nationally and internationally, with students of all ages. She has worked on developing Math Workshop and Guided Math Institutes around the country. She is also an avid blogger (www.guidedmath.wordpress.com), tweeter (@drnickimath), and Pinterest pinner (www.pinterest.com/drnicki7).