Cognitively Guided Instruction in Math


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The cognitive part of our brain allows us to work with information in a meaningful way, creating understanding using perceptual clues. In cognitively guided instruction, students learn math by _____.

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1. Utilizing lists of steps or tables of facts depends heavily on the _____ processing centers of the brain.

2. In the CGI approach, a student is presented with some sort of story containing a math situation and then is invited to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your understanding of cognitively guided instruction (CGI) for math will be the subject of this quiz and worksheet. You can find questions about the part of the brain best suited for this style, and the difference between CGI and traditional instruction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You are asked about the following subjects on the quiz:

  • The cognitive part of the brain as it relates to CGI
  • How to utilize steps or tables of facts
  • Comparing CGI to traditional math instruction
  • Monitoring a student's developmental level

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the cognitive part of the brain
  • Making connections - see how monitoring a student's developmental level can affect the learning center
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about lists of steps or tables of facts

Additional Learning

To learn more, go to the lesson titled Cognitively Guided Instruction in Math. Inside, you will find the following extra content:

  • The laundry list approach
  • Recognizing student achievement
  • Emotional responses