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Math for All Participant Book (3–5)



March 2014 | 240 pages | Corwin

Published in Association with Education Development Center

Published in Association with Bank Street College of Education

A mathematics professional development program for inclusive classrooms developed by the Education Development Center and Bank Street College, this professional development program shows general and special education teachers how to provide a high-quality, standards-based mathematics education to all students, including those with disabilities. The kits Math for All learning experiences provide tools that help teachers:Assess students strengths and needs Use multiple instructional strategies to teach specific math concepts Tailor lessons to individual students strengths and needs Includes: Facilitators guide, a participant handbook, and a corresponding DVD.
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Introduction
 
Workshop 1: Planning Math Lessons That Reach All Learners
 
Workshop 2: Supporting Language Functions
 
Workshop 3: Supporting Memory Functions
 
Workshop 4: Supporting Psychosocial Functions
 
Workshop 5: Supporting Higher Order Thinking Functions
 
Appendix A: Learning Goals
 
Appendix B: Accessible Lesson Planning Chart
 
Apendix C: Lesson Analysis Questions

"With so much emphasis on the need to provide equitable instruction for all students, the design of the materials contained within these workshops will allow teachers to develop lessons that include all students in learning."

Edward C. Nolan, Executive Director
Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics

"This detailed and informative resource provides a neurodevelopmental guideline for planning math lessons appropriate for learners with a variety of learning needs."

Renee Peoples , Math Instructional Facilitator
Swain County Elementary Schools, Bryson City, NC

"Math For All is a brilliant, timely and much-needed publication that will go a long way in developing the capacity of teachers to meet the mathematical needs of all students. This book emphasizes collaborative lesson planning - a powerful practice for improving teachers’ capacity to design rigorous lessons that positively impact student learning."

Lucy West, Author and Consultant
Metamorphosis Teaching Learning Communities, New York, NY

"Math For All will directly impact the way teachers observe, reflect, and support students who struggle with some aspect of math learning. It is a multi-layered book that will appeal to facilitators of professional development and teachers, because it is grounded in everyday practice."

Claire Wurtzel, Director of Professional Development
The Churchill School & Center, New York , NY

"Math For All is a necessary comprehensive tool for all teachers grappling with the challenges of delivering quality mathematics instruction in an engaging and meaningful way."

Lena Kim, Instructional Specialist
Children First Network 207, Flushing, NY

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Workshop 1


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Babette Moeller

Babette Moeller is a senior research scientist at the Center for Children and Technology of the Education Development Center. She brings more than 25 years of experience researching and developing technology-enhanced programs in mathematics and science to help ensure that students with disabilities and those from other traditionally underrepresented groups will be included in and benefit from educational reform efforts. As project director of numerous research and development projects, Moeller has had extensive experience in designing and implementing technology-supported programs in general and special education, providing professional... More About Author

Barbara Dubitsky

Dr. Barbara Dubitsky, a faculty member of the Graduate School at Bank Street College of Education, is the Director of the Mathematics Leadership Program, a program she developed in collaboration with a team of colleagues. Dr. Dubitsky has been a member of the Graduate School at Bank Street College for more than 30 years, and has worked extensively in public and private schools to help teachers build their capacity to teach mathematics. One of her major focuses is the use of technology in education, and especially how it can be used for online education. Recently she taught two short mathematics courses online. Dr. Dubitsky has worked with... More About Author

Marvin Cohen

Dr. Marvin Cohen is a Senior Faculty member (Niemeyer Chair, 2005) at Bank Street College of Education and a member of the Mathematics Leadership Program (MLP) faculty. He teaches both mathematics pedagogy and content classes and advises in the MLP. Dr Cohen, with his colleagues, helped to develop the ten video case studies that are the foundation of this Math for All curriculum, aimed at increasing access to meaningful mathematics for all children K-5. Dr Cohen was “Scholar in Residence” at the Ben Franklin International School in Barcelona Spain in the spring of 2010. Dr. Cohen has also been Director of Instructional Technology at Bank... More About Author

Karen Marschke-Tobier

Dr. Karen Marschke-Tobier (1942-2008), was the Director of the Early Childhood Special Education Program and a faculty member of the Graduate School at Bank Street College of Education. In addition to her appointment at Bank Street, Dr. Marschke-Tobier worked as a child therapist in private practice and served as a psychology consultant at the Corlears School for 20 years. She received her training in child psychoanalysis at the Hampstead Child Therapy Clinic in London run by Anna Freud. Dr. Marschke-Tobier also had experience as an early childhood teacher, Head Start consultant, and school social worker. Her special interests included the... More About Author

Hal R. Melnick

Dr. Harold R. Melnick is a faculty member of the Leadership in the Math Education program at Bank Street College of Education in NYC. He teaches courses in Math Education for new and tenured teachers and for math coaches. Dr. Melnick began his career as an elementary school teacher in the New York City public schools where he studied in and taught Madison Project courses for NYC teachers across the city. Today he enjoys working as a mathematics professional developer in public and private schools both in the U.S. and internationally. His focus is on developing professional learning communities in schools, enlarging teacher’s pedagogical... More About Author

Linda Metnetsky

Linda Metnetsky is a faculty member of Bank Street Graduate School of Education and advisor with the Leadership in Mathematics Program. At present Linda teaches Math for Teachers, Diagnosis in Mathematics, and Integrated II. She worked extensively in New York City public schools as a math coach and in other professional development capacities at the local and district level. She continues to work with a small public school supporting teachers in their professional development in mathematics. In addition to her involvement in the “Math For All” NSF Research Grant, she works with New York City math coaches to train teachers in ECAM, an early... More About Author

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