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Becoming the math teacher you wish you'd had : ideas and strategies from vibrant classrooms, Tracy Johnston Zager ; foreword by Elham Kazemi
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 "While mathematicians describe mathematics as playful, beautiful, creative, and captivating, many students describe math class as boring, stressful, useless, and humiliating. In Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, Tracy Zager helps teachers close this gap by making math class more like mathematics. Tracy spent years with highly skilled math teachers in a diverse range of settings and grades. You'll find this book jampacked with new thinking from these vibrant classrooms. You'll grapple with big ideas: How is taking risks inherent to mathematics? How do mathematicians balance intuition and proof? How can teachers value both productive mistakes and precision? You'll also find dozens of practical teaching techniques you can try in your classroom right awaystrategies to stimulate students to connect ideas; rich tasks that encourage students to wonder, generalize, conjecture, and persevere; routines to teach students how to collaborate. All teachers can move toward increasingly authentic, delightful, robust mathematics teaching and learning for themselves and their students. This important book helps us develop instructional techniques that will make the math classes we teach so much better than the math classes we took."  Provided by publisher
 Language
 eng
 Extent
 xvi, 376 pages
 Contents

 Acknowledgments
 Breaking the cycle
 What do mathematicians do?
 Mathematicians take risks
 Mathematicians make mistakes
 Mathematicians are precise
 Mathematicians rise to a challenge
 Mathematicians ask questions
 Mathematicians connect ideas
 Mathematicians use intuition
 Mathematicians reason
 Mathematicians prove
 Mathematicians work together and alone
 "Favorable conditions" for all math students
 Isbn
 9781571109965
 Label
 Becoming the math teacher you wish you'd had : ideas and strategies from vibrant classrooms
 Title
 Becoming the math teacher you wish you'd had
 Title remainder
 ideas and strategies from vibrant classrooms
 Statement of responsibility
 Tracy Johnston Zager ; foreword by Elham Kazemi
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 "While mathematicians describe mathematics as playful, beautiful, creative, and captivating, many students describe math class as boring, stressful, useless, and humiliating. In Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, Tracy Zager helps teachers close this gap by making math class more like mathematics. Tracy spent years with highly skilled math teachers in a diverse range of settings and grades. You'll find this book jampacked with new thinking from these vibrant classrooms. You'll grapple with big ideas: How is taking risks inherent to mathematics? How do mathematicians balance intuition and proof? How can teachers value both productive mistakes and precision? You'll also find dozens of practical teaching techniques you can try in your classroom right awaystrategies to stimulate students to connect ideas; rich tasks that encourage students to wonder, generalize, conjecture, and persevere; routines to teach students how to collaborate. All teachers can move toward increasingly authentic, delightful, robust mathematics teaching and learning for themselves and their students. This important book helps us develop instructional techniques that will make the math classes we teach so much better than the math classes we took."  Provided by publisher
 Cataloging source
 DLC
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
 1972
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
 Zager, Tracy
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 index present
 LC call number
 QA11.2
 LC item number
 .Z34 2017
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents
 bibliography
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 Mathematics
 Mathematics teachers
 Effective teaching
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 Becoming the math teacher you wish you'd had : ideas and strategies from vibrant classrooms, Tracy Johnston Zager ; foreword by Elham Kazemi
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 Includes bibliographical references and index
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 Acknowledgments  Breaking the cycle  What do mathematicians do?  Mathematicians take risks  Mathematicians make mistakes  Mathematicians are precise  Mathematicians rise to a challenge  Mathematicians ask questions  Mathematicians connect ideas  Mathematicians use intuition  Mathematicians reason  Mathematicians prove  Mathematicians work together and alone  "Favorable conditions" for all math students
 Control code
 ocn949922835
 Dimensions
 26 cm
 Extent
 xvi, 376 pages
 Isbn
 9781571109965
 Lccn
 2016018738
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
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 n
 Other physical details
 illustrations (chiefly color)
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 (OCoLC)949922835
 Label
 Becoming the math teacher you wish you'd had : ideas and strategies from vibrant classrooms, Tracy Johnston Zager ; foreword by Elham Kazemi
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code

 nc
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code

 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Acknowledgments  Breaking the cycle  What do mathematicians do?  Mathematicians take risks  Mathematicians make mistakes  Mathematicians are precise  Mathematicians rise to a challenge  Mathematicians ask questions  Mathematicians connect ideas  Mathematicians use intuition  Mathematicians reason  Mathematicians prove  Mathematicians work together and alone  "Favorable conditions" for all math students
 Control code
 ocn949922835
 Dimensions
 26 cm
 Extent
 xvi, 376 pages
 Isbn
 9781571109965
 Lccn
 2016018738
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code

 n
 Other physical details
 illustrations (chiefly color)
 System control number
 (OCoLC)949922835
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