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This thorough revision of Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units includes the most practical, step-by-step techniques for teaching mathematics in today’s assessment and standards driven environment. Part One on methods discusses all aspects of being a math teacher, from an overview of the discipline, to challenges of teaching today, the role of problem-solving, the importance of planning, assessment strategies, teaching more effective lessons, enriching mathematics instruction, and extracurricular activities for mathematics. Part Two supplies 125 enrichment units that teachers can use right away in their own classrooms that are suitable for the entire secondary school curriculum spectrum. From methods to hands on activities, this highly successful book takes students through the whole process of what teaching mathematics in the secondary schools will be like.
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NEW: Includes the latest information on changes to student assessment that have been made possible due to innovations in technology.
NEW! Features new content on data driven planning.
NEW! Completely revised technology chapter reflects the rapidly changing technology environment of today.
NEW! No chapters remain untouched!
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The practical alternative to texts that are too long on theory and too short on techniques! In the first half of the text, the author presents a wealth of specific, step-by-step techniques and skills for teaching secondary mathematics. He includes such topics as preparing lessons and tests, motivating, designing assignments, and organizing the classroom. The second half consists of 120 self-contained enrichment units...hands-on ideas ready for use in junior and senior high classrooms, together with performance objectives, motivation ideas, teaching strategies, and pre- and post-tests...each cross-referenced to methods coverage presented earlier.From the Back Cover:
Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units, Eighth Edition
Alfred S. Posamentier, The City College, The City University of New York
Beverly S. Smith, The City College, The City University of New York
Essential for teachers in traditional or alternate route teaching programs, the revision of this highly successful book includes the latest changes in student assessment and how to use technology in the secondary mathematics classroom. With a focus on problem solving, the authors address how to craft rich and effective daily lesson plans, and how to use a variety of instructional tools and strategies to reach all students in a classroom. This must-have resource for your first mathematics classroom provides practical teaching methods for immediate use along with answers to typical questions readers have about teaching mathematics.
Practical Content for Today’s Teachers
Chapter topics in section one include:
Section two provides a collection of 125 enrichment units appropriate for the entire secondary school curriculum spectrum.
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