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Ch 30: Practice of Teaching: NBPTS Math - Adolescence & Young Adult

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Further develop your repertoire of effective teaching practices and principles by examining the material narrated in these informative lessons. This NBPTS Math - Adolescence & Young Adult study guide chapter includes quizzes to assess comprehension of the material covered in each lesson.

Practice of Teaching: NBPTS Math - Adolescence & Young Adult - Chapter Summary

This NBPTS Math - Adolescence & Young Adult study guide chapter is designed to refresh your knowledge of various teaching strategies and practices that have proven effective in mathematics classrooms. The information featured in these lessons is presented in an easy-to-understand format for efficient review of topics including:

  • Useful qualities of effective teachers
  • Application of educational psychology in the classroom
  • Determining learning types and styles to develop engaging classroom and teaching strategies
  • Methods for using learner-centered, scaffolding and reflective teaching strategies
  • Identifying and implementing classroom goals and learning objectives and incorporating technology into the classroom
  • Strategies to pinpoint and minimize math learning misconceptions
  • Utilizing intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in educational environments and promoting productive discussion in the classroom

Upon thoroughly reviewing the information presented in this chapter, use the supplemental lesson quizzes and chapter exam to gauge your NBPTS Math - Adolescence & Young Adult exam readiness for these types of questions. These quizzes are also printable, allowing you to study offline.

12 Lessons in Chapter 30: Practice of Teaching: NBPTS Math - Adolescence & Young Adult
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Becoming an Effective Teacher

1. Becoming an Effective Teacher

Understanding the principles and theories of educational psychology is essential for teachers but simply understanding is not enough. Future teachers must embrace sound educational principles and seek opportunities for growth throughout their careers. This lesson will focus on the qualities of an effective teacher, including pedagogical content knowledge awareness, reflective teaching and action research.

Educational Psychology: Applying Psychology in the Classroom

2. Educational Psychology: Applying Psychology in the Classroom

What is educational psychology? Anyone who has experienced a classroom setting has been affected by the theories and techniques that come from this subfield of psychology. Learn about the main ideas within this popular area of study and application.

What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

3. What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

We all learn new things every day, but how is 'learning' defined in educational psychology? This lesson covers the definition of learning, different types of learning, and discusses learning styles.

Teaching Strategies to Engage Math Students

4. Teaching Strategies to Engage Math Students

In this lesson, we'll define engagement as it relates to students. We'll also discuss several teaching strategies that help to engage math students. Check your understanding with a brief quiz.

Learner-Centered Teaching: Strategies & Methods

5. Learner-Centered Teaching: Strategies & Methods

In contemporary educational circles, we hear a lot about learner-centered learning and teaching. This lesson will introduce you to this concept in depth and give you some ideas about strategies and methods that promote learner-centered teaching.

Goals & Learning Objectives in the Math Classroom

6. Goals & Learning Objectives in the Math Classroom

Math teachers not only have to overcome their student's apprehension towards math, but also teach their students the skills they need to succeed in their next class that meet state standards.

Addressing Misconceptions in Math Learning

7. 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.

Math Technology in the Classroom

8. Math Technology in the Classroom

Teachers use lots of tools to keep students engaged and active learners. Math class is no exception, and technology is a great way to hook learners. This lesson examines how math technology can be used in pre-K through 12 classrooms.

Scaffolding Teaching Strategies

9. Scaffolding Teaching Strategies

Teachers sometimes use a method of instruction called 'instructional scaffolding.' Learn more about this and how it is used. Examine the different components of instructional scaffolding.

What is Reflective Teaching? - Definition & Methods

10. What is Reflective Teaching? - Definition & Methods

Find out what reflective teaching is and how to apply it in your teaching practice. Learn basic methods of reflective teaching. Read the lesson, then take a quiz to test your knowledge.

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in Education: Definition & Examples

11. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in Education: Definition & Examples

Intrinsic and extrinsic are the two types of motivation. Learn more about intrinsic and extrinsic motivation from definitions and examples, then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Academic Discourse in the Classroom

12. Academic Discourse in the Classroom

In this lesson, you'll learn how discussions are just as useful in a math class as they are in an English class. You'll also learn some techniques to help you get the most out of your discourse.

Chapter Practice Exam
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