Ch 46: FTCE Math: Teaching Strategies & Methods

About This Chapter

By completing this chapter, you'll get to brush up on key content pertaining to teaching strategies and methods that you'll see on the FTCE Math exam. Short, engaging video lessons and self-assessment quizzes span the chapter.

FTCE Math: Teaching Strategies & Methods - Chapter Summary

Lessons in this chapter explore teaching strategies and methods, such as higher order thinking questions and scaffolding in teaching. When you finish this chapter, you should also be well-prepared for FTCE Math exam questions that address the following:

  • Strategies for teaching math facts to kids
  • Teaching math vocabulary
  • Expository instruction

Short, engaging video lessons thoroughly explain each subject, and knowledgeable instructors are available to answer any questions you may have. Self-assessment quizzes ensure your full understanding and retention of the material.

6 Lessons in Chapter 46: FTCE Math: Teaching Strategies & Methods
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Teaching Math: Methods & Strategies

1. Teaching Math: Methods & Strategies

Teachers play an important role in fostering mathematics skills. In this lesson, learn some good ways to teach math methods and problem-solving strategies.

Higher Order Thinking Questions for Math Teachers

2. Higher Order Thinking Questions for Math Teachers

In classrooms across the country, higher order thinking questions are used on a daily basis. It can be challenging to incorporate higher order thinking questions into math instruction, but it is essential in helping students make connections to mathematical material.

Scaffolding in Teaching: Tips & Strategies

3. Scaffolding in Teaching: Tips & Strategies

In this lesson we'll cover some strategies and tips involved in scaffolding your students' learning. Scaffolding is defined, as is its supporting theory, and a short quiz follows.

How to Teach Math Facts to Kids

4. How to Teach Math Facts to Kids

Teaching math facts can be a daunting task. Using a variety of instructional strategies, such as music, movement, games, flashcards, foldables, and T-charts, keeps math practice exciting, thus increasing student motivation and memorization.

How to Teach Math Vocabulary

5. How to Teach Math Vocabulary

This lesson will highlight ways in which you can teach math vocabulary to your students. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge about math-related teaching strategies.

Expository Approaches to Instruction

6. Expository Approaches to Instruction

Good expository instruction goes beyond just giving information to students. In this lesson, we describe effective expository instruction and how it is used to structure lessons in a way that optimizes learning.

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