" Monitor and repair students' understanding
" Guide students to recognize patterns
" Represent mathematics non-linguistically
" Encourage questioning for understanding
" Develop students' mathematics vocabulary
" Create a collaborative environment
Latter chapters show how to develop numeracy-rich lesson plans, and provide several ready-to-use models with clear directions and student handouts. The book's practices, activities, and problems will help you move your students from simply "doing the math" to a deeper understanding of how to think through the math.
"Debriefing is a daily exercise in most professions: business, politics, law enforcement, psychology, healthcare, law, etc. It is often seen as integral to the profession as members reflect on their learning experiences, track their progress, and name their understandings. In truth, debriefing is accepted as an everyday necessity in order for the professional to advance in his/her practice."
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