One key to raising achievement in mathematics is to recognise that all students have preferred styles of thinking and learning. By rotating teaching strategies, you can reach learners through their preferred styles, as well as challenge students to think in other styles. Styles and Strategies for Teaching Secondary School Mathematics provides a set of powerful, research-based strategies to help secondary school teachers differentiate mathematics instructions and assessment according to their students’ learning styles.
Presenting four distinct mathematics learning styles – Mastery, Understanding, Self-Expressive and Interpersonal – this book offers classroom-tested instructional strategies that can be mixed and matched to reach all learners. Compatible with any curriculum or textbook, this book:
- Explains how the strategies address mathematics learning goals and students’ learning styles
- Includes step-by-step directions, examples and planning considerations for each strategy
- Provides reproducible forms for implementing the strategies
- Offers variation an ways to adapt each strategy to meet a variety of instructional demands
With assessment components woven throughout, this invaluable guide helps secondary school mathematics teachers effectively reach and teach today’s adolescents.