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By Alice F. Artzt, Eleanor Armour-Thomas, Frances R. Curcio, Theresa J. Gurl

ISBN-10: 1138022659

ISBN-13: 9781138022652

Ideal for preservice arithmetic academics who're taking tools classes or are pupil instructing, this research-based, activity-oriented advisor bargains a powerful framework for instructor mirrored image and self-assessment. Highlighting inquiry-based, learner-centered instructing and level-headed in a cognitive standpoint, Becoming a Reflective instructor of arithmetic, 3rd Edition features:

  • Detailed statement tools for gazing different teachers
  • Reflective actions that supply a constitution for starting academics to contemplate their teaching
  • Guidelines and tools for supervisors to exploit whilst gazing, conferencing with, and assessing starting or scholar teachers

The 3rd variation of Becoming a Reflective instructor of arithmetic is aligned with the newest criteria for educating arithmetic together with the typical middle nation Standards-Mathematics, and the most recent checks for arithmetic instructor certification which position a excessive precedence on reflective perform. completely revised and up to date all through, the 3rd version maintains to supply preservice and in-service arithmetic academics with useful rules for constructing and honing reflective and self-analytical abilities had to improve and increase instruction.

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In the previous chapter, we identified a number of propositions about student learning that suggest new roles and responsibilities for teachers. We have developed an Instructional Practice Framework (IPF) to help teachers better understand and appreciate these roles and responsibilities from a new cognitive perspective that has student learning as its focus. Teaching for student learning with understanding is at the heart of the framework. We believe it is the essence of student-centered teaching and provides focus and direction for teachers’ energies in the classroom.

Self-assessment describes the kinds of evaluative questions teachers ask themselves as they reflect on their teaching after completing lessons. Taking personal responsibility and control of one’s learning is a hallmark of academic excellence. , Harris, 1979; Paris & Newman, 1990; Zimmerman, 1990) is self-assessment. ” in relation to academic goals, their learning is more proficient than that of students who do not habitually ask themselves these questions. Indeed, most contemporary models of human cognition consider self-assessment an important dimension of good thinking (Brown, 1978; Flavell, 1981; Schoenfeld, 1987; Sternberg, 1986).

Sequencing and difficulty levels Sequences tasks so that students can progress in their cumulative understanding of a particular content area and can make connections between ideas learned in the past and those they will learn in the future. Uses tasks that are suitable to what the students already know and can do and what they need to learn or improve on. Provides opportunities for students to develop conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and problem-solving skills. Learning environment Social and intellectual climate Establishes and maintains a positive rapport with and among students by showing respect for and valuing students’ ideas and ways of thinking.

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