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Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics, Grades K-12 Australian Edition - 14 Teaching Practices for Enhancing Learning

Author: Peter Liljedahl
ISBN: 9781071907474
ISBN-10: 1071907476
Series: Corwin Mathematics Series
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 18th April 2023
Publisher: Sage Publications
Country of Publication: AU
Edition Number: 1
Product number COR002

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A thinking student is an engaged student. Teachers often find it difficult to implement lessons that help students go beyond rote memorization and repetitive calculations. In fact, institutional norms and habits that permeate all classrooms can actually be enabling "non-thinking" student behaviour. 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 toward a thinking classroom. Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics, Grades K - 12 helps teachers implement 14 optimal practices for thinking that create an ideal setting for deep mathematics learning to occur. This guide Provides the what, why, and how of each practice and answers teachers' most frequently asked questions Includes first-hand accounts of how these practices foster thinking through teacher and student interviews and student work samples Offers a plethora of macro moves, micro moves, and rich tasks to get started Organizes the 14 practices into four toolkits that can be implemented in order and built on throughout the year When combined, these unique research-based practices create the optimal conditions for learner-centered, student-owned deep mathematical thinking and learning, and have the power to transform mathematics classrooms like never before.
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