Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units
The revision of this book introduces the 2000 NCTM Principles and Standards and explains their use for teaching secondary school mathematics instruction. Unlike other books, it utilizes 125 enrichment units to provide the staples in preparing to teach mathematics. The authors provide step-by-step techniques on preparing lessons and tests, motivating students, designing assignments, and organizing the classroom. This valuable book also provides practical teaching methods for immediate use along with answers to typical questions readers have about teaching math. Chapter topics include the mathematics teacher today, long-range and short range planning, teaching more effective lessons, the role of problem solving in the mathematics classroom, using technology to enhance mathematics instruction, authentic assessment and grading strategies, enriching mathematics instruction, and extracurricular activities in mathematics. For mathematics teachers in secondary schools.
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