Ch 8: Teaching Strategies for At-Risk Math Students

About This Chapter

Teaching at-risk math students can be challenging, but with the right tips and techniques you will be able to assist them without a problem. This chapter contains text lessons to help you.

Teaching Strategies for At-Risk Math Students - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you will be presented with effective ways to handle at-risk students, especially in math. Some of the things you may learn include:

  • How to recognize at-risk students in the subject area of math
  • Ways to connect with at-risk students
  • Techniques for providing instruction to ELL students

These subjects are presented through detailed text lessons. Short and comprehensive quizzes follow to give you chances to measure your understanding of the concepts you've gone over.

How It Helps

  • Provides signs:Your knowledge of the signs of an at-risk student will help you develop a plan to begin helping them.
  • Explains techniques: Because you will understand what methods work the best for at-risk students, you will be able to include them in your lesson plans.
  • Increases knowledge: Your awareness of the type of classroom environment that helps ELL students can aid you in creating a better one for your students.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Recognize when you have a student who is at-risk in math
  • Utilize effective strategies for gaining the attention of an at-risk student
  • Include effective teaching techniques to help ELL students in the area of math

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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