Teaching mathematics in diverse classrooms for grades K-4

practical strategies and activities that promote understanding and problem-solving ability by Benny F. Tucker

Publisher: Pearson in Boston

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Mathematics,
  • Multicultural education,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBenny F. Tucker, Union University, Ann H. Singleton, Union University, Terry L. Weaver, Union University
ContributionsSingleton, Ann H., Weaver, Terry L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA135.6 .T825 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25290273M
ISBN 100132907283
LC Control Number2012012551

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Teaching Mathematics in Diverse Classrooms for Grades Practical Strategies and Activities That Promote Understanding Price: $   Benny F. Tucker earned his Ph.D. at the University of Illinois in He has taught mathematics in a variety of settings at every level, kindergarten through graduate school.

Tucker has authored or co-authored more than 50 books on topics ranging from teaching methods for elementary school mathematics to the use of instructional activities in the mathematics cturer: Pearson.

In this text, we provide an approach to the planning and teaching of K—4 mathematics. that is based on the nature of children. We believe that the teaching suggestions in. this text will help teachers be more effective as they plan and teach mathematics in diverse.

classrooms, grades K—4. Structure of the BookAvailability: Available. Teaching math to diverse populations is more effective and meaningful when we are sensitive to issues of diversity including prior knowledge, family contexts, ELLs, learning styles, and special needs.

This is the second unit of a six unit module entitled Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Diverse Classrooms. The module is intended as a guide to teaching mathematics for in-service teachers in primary schools.

It is informed by the inclusive education policy (Education White Paper 6 Special. Introduction: Teaching in Diverse, Standards-Based Classrooms. Today's schools are becoming increasingly diverse.

Many teachers find that their classrooms are populated by English language learners, gifted students, students with disabilities, and students who are culturally diverse.

Dealing with integrating diverse cultures in the classroom needs a conceptual framework in order to make coherent decisions as a teacher.

Here we present a summary of three well-known and respected approaches in teaching mathematics while integrating diverse cultures.

Teaching mathematics in multicultural classrooms: three approaches. Teachers today face the challenge of effective teaching in a multicultural classroom.

It's essential to take multicultural learning styles into account. Students from various cultures have different needs, and an equitable classroom must address them.

By considering some basic guidelines during lesson planning, teachers can better involve their students from different cultural backgrounds. Including diverse learning material is a sure shot way to bring diversity into the four walls of a classroom.

In a short space of time you can expose students to. "Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms is an invaluable resource for all K through 8 th grade teachers, especially those working with diverse students. This book gives teachers both a clear explanation of academic language and specific strategies they can apply in their own classrooms.

Throughout the book, contributors provide specific. I hope these strategies invite you to reflect on your teaching practices and consider the influence we can have in creating inclusive classrooms that support diversity.

As a final recommendation, I hope this post can start or continue conversations with colleagues on the topic of diversity and inclusion in mathematics.

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