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Student Materials, Professional Development, and Assessment Organized Around Habits of Mind in the CCSSM

Day: 
Tues

Learn about three projects centered on algebraic habits of mind: a puzzle-centric curriculum for middle school and at-risk algebra students, professional development on the Standards for Mathematical Practice, and an assessment for teachers.

 

Date/Time: 
1:45 pm to 3:45 pm
2014 Session Types: 
Collaborative Panel Session
Session Materials: 

Algebraic habits of mind, at the core of five of the Standards for Mathematical Practice, become both a potent and appealing intervention for at-risk algebra students and a solid prevention-model middle-school course either to accelerate algebra or to ensure success in a later algebra course. The session focuses on the habits of mind in that context, in related professional development work that addresses the Standards for Mathematical Practices, and on assessment of algebraic habits of mind in teachers.

Equitable Teaching Practices in Math

Day: 
Tues

Presenters seek feedback on an observational instrument designed to identify preservice teachers’ abilities to identify equitable teaching practices.

Date/Time: 
9:45 am to 11:45 am
2014 Session Types: 
Feedback Session (Work in Development)

The original version of the Mathematical Quality and Equity (MQE) video codes (Goffney, 2010; LMT, 2010) were developed as a section of the Mathematical Quality and Instruction observational instrument developed by the Learning Mathematics for Teaching Project at the University of Michigan.

Refining a Vision of Ambitious Mathematics Instruction to Address Issues of Equity

Note: A previous version of this paper was presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Pre-Session in San Diego (April 2010) and the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Denver (April 2010).

Author/Presenter: 
Jackson, Kara
Cobb, Paul
Year: 
2010

Equity and Access to High-quality Instruction in Middle School Mathematics (Jackson)

Author/Presenter: 
Kara Jackson
Year: 
2009
Short Description: 

The Role of the Institutional Setting in Teachers’ Development of Ambitious Instruction in Middle School Mathematics
Kara Jackson, Paul Cobb, and Kristin McGraner, Vanderbilt University

Three DR-K12 projects report findings on aspects of the institutional setting of teaching that affects teachers’ development of ambitious instructional practices in middle-school mathematics.

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