Ch 9: Elementary Math: Curriculum Concepts

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This comprehensive overview can help you prepare for an exam that covers curriculum concepts in elementary math. Quickly enhance your understanding of these concepts by exploring our engaging lessons and taking multiple-choice quizzes.

Elementary Math: Curriculum Concepts - Chapter Summary

If you need help grasping curriculum concepts in elementary math, you've reached the right place! This chapter closely examines misconceptions in math learning, how to use math in real life and more. After you've finished this chapter, you will be ready to:

  • Detail ways to scaffold student knowledge in mathematics
  • List and discuss approaches to learning in math
  • Explain how to address misconceptions in math learning
  • Describe ways math can be used in real life
  • Discuss how to differentiate instruction when teaching math
  • Share strategies for teaching math to diverse students

This chapter features a self-paced format that enables you to study the lessons as often as you'd like. Around-the-clock mobile access makes it easy to access this chapter during timeframes and in the Internet-enabled locations you select. If you want to gauge your knowledge of key concepts covered in our lessons, take our mini quizzes and chapter exam! Our Dashboard tracks your progress and lets you revisit specific portions of this chapter with ease.

6 Lessons in Chapter 9: Elementary Math: Curriculum Concepts
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Scaffolding Student Knowledge in Mathematics

1. Scaffolding Student Knowledge in Mathematics

Are you trying to find ways to help your students become more independent learners in mathematics? Check out this lesson for ideas to help scaffold your students in mathematics as they learn a new concept.

Approaches to Learning in Mathematics

2. Approaches to Learning in Mathematics

Are you trying to figure out how each of your students learns best? Look no further! This lesson will provide you with explanations and ideas on approaches that students use to learn mathematics in the classroom.

Addressing Misconceptions in Math Learning

3. Addressing Misconceptions in Math Learning

After reading this lesson, you will know why addressing math misconceptions in your classroom is so important. You'll also learn some methods you can use to identify and then re-teach the misconceptions.

Using Math in the Real Life

4. Using Math in the Real Life

Math is a powerful tool for resolving the questions that life sends our way. We can find the best price, calculate a particular distance, or even use probabilities to make decisions. In this lesson we will explore some ways to use math in real life.

Differentiation of Instruction in Teaching Mathematics

5. Differentiation of Instruction in Teaching Mathematics

Discover ways you can implement differentiated mathematics instruction in your classroom! This lesson will teach you multiple strategies that can improve the quality of instruction for all learners.

Teaching Math to Diverse Students

6. Teaching Math to Diverse Students

Diverse student populations challenge teachers to meet all students' learning needs. This lesson discusses diversity in the math classroom and offers ideas for differentiating your instruction to meet unique student needs.

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