*Chapter 11 Math & Science :smiley::* (Accountability for standards in…
*Chapter 11 Math & Science
Accountability for standards in Mathematics
Common Core State (CCS) Standards for
When the CCS are properly implemented, they will both support student's access to Mathematics skills and enhance their learning of them
Bridging the gap between abstract and concrete with Virtual Manipulatives
Virtual Manipulatives are more manageable, flexible, extensible, and clean
Studies have shown how real and virtual manipulatives can be used to enhance mathematics learning at the elementary level
Motivating skill building and practice
Students that used the tutoring program achieved significantly more than a control group using other curricula
Students often need more resources to support the practice of basic skills.
Difficulties in Teaching K-8 Scince
Teachers are constantly challenged to keep up with new developments in science content, tools, and methods.
Increase professional development (PD).
Increasing need for scientific literacy
In order to make informed decisions that affect our country's future.
The NRC's Framework.
Supporting science skills and concept learning
Online science lessons and games can provide motivational ways to supplement instruction.
Turning students' cell phones into student response systems.
The teacher sets up a set of questions over lesson content in an online survey format on the Poll everywhere website.