Daily Math Thinking Routines in Action: Distributed Practices Across the Year

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Routledge, Sep 5, 2018 - Education - 228 pages

Bring math to life with routines that are academically rigorous, standards-based, and engaging! Go beyond circling ABCD on your bell ringers and do nows and get your students reasoning, modeling, and communicating about math every day! In this new book from bestselling author and consultant Dr. Nicki Newton, you’ll learn how to develop effective daily routines to improve students’ thinking, reasoning, and questioning about math. The book provides a wide variety of rigorous, high-interest routines and explains how to rotate and implement them into your curriculum. Inside, you’ll find:

    • 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.

 

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Contents

Meet the Author
Daily Math Thinking Routines in Action
Planning Thinking Routines
Creating a Community of Public Mathematicians
The Art and Science of Questioning to Build Student
Rotating Routines
Number Flexes
Ten Ways to Get Started
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Dr. Nicki Newton has 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).

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