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Creating Math Learning Environments - Chapter Summary
Our interesting chapter outlines math course planning and development for your review. You'll review the creation of an inclusive, mathematically rich environment that fosters learning and methods for planning math instruction. The quiz following each lesson makes a great exercise ahead of an important test so you can see how you might do. If you have any questions, contact one of our helpful instructors. After finishing this chapter, you should understand how to:
- Understand how to create a mathematically rich environment and language-rich mathematics classroom
- Discuss the three-way principle of mathematics
- Write an effective syllabus for a math course
- Define curriculum
- Use standards to create math curriculum
- Utilize quality materials and strategies during your instructional planning
- Plan instruction using concept maps
- Recognize the elements and characteristics of a successful lesson plan
- Create lesson plans templates and effective math lessons
- Make math relevant to students
1. Creating an Inclusive Math Learning Environment
In this lesson, we will explore the components and requirements of creating an inclusive math learning environment. We will also review research-based strategies.
2. How to Create a Mathematically Rich Learning Environment
In this lesson, you'll learn how you can set up your classroom to encourage your high school students to explore and learn more about math. Learn how desk placement, displays, and manipulatives can have a real impact on learning.
3. Creating a Language-Rich Mathematics Classroom
Math class is a place to learn number sense and applications, but it can also be rich in language. This lesson discusses the importance of creating a language-rich mathematics classroom and gives examples for everyday use.
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Other chapters within the Education 211: Teaching Elementary Math course
- Understanding Math Standards
- Developing Math Curriculum
- Planning Math Instruction
- Instructional Strategies for Math Teachers
- Assessments for Teaching Math
- Educational Resources for Teaching Math
- Counting & Cardinality in the Classroom
- Teaching Mathematical Operations
- Algebraic Thinking in the Classroom
- Teaching Base 10 & Fractions
- Teaching Standard & Metric Measurements
- Teaching Time & Money
- Teaching Geometry Basics
- Geometric Measurements in the Classroom
- Teaching the Coordinate Plane
- Teaching Graphical Data Identification