Learn how to provide rich, online mathematics instruction that optimizes the limited time you have with students, while doing it in a way that does not overwhelm parents. This practical resource: highlights the value of open questions for differentiating instruction in the K-8 virtual environment; shows teachers how to adapt the materials that they are already using; illustrates how students can incorporate items from their home environment into math lessons; demonstrates how to build and maintain community with students online; explores the logistics of independent meetings with students and parents; provides samples and directions for creating tools like number lines and manipulatives at home; and much more. Featuring professional developer Marian Small's special brand of lucid explanation of difficult concepts, engaging teaching examples, troubleshooting tips, and formative assessments, Teaching Math Online is a must-have for anyone teaching math either wholly online or in blended classrooms.
Provides immediate assistance for teachers with little or no experience teaching math online.
Offers specific suggestions for supporting parents in their new role as the link between teacher and student.
Addresses both logistical and pedagogical issues important to successful online learning.
Provides online problem visuals for teachers to use with students.
Includes reproducibles for creating math manipulatives and tools.
Discusses distanced formative assessment.
Includes access to exemplar videos for communicating with parents, and for providing students with spoken instruction that they can save and replay.