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9781572324381

Getting to Know Connected Mathematics: A Guide to the Connected Mathematics Curriculum

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    9781572324381

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    1572324384

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-07-01
  • Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

Preface v
The CMP Curriculum
Mathematical Content and Process Goals for CMP
7(2)
Mathematical Content Goals
7(1)
Mathematical Process Goals
8(1)
Mathematical Content and Processes
9(4)
An Argument About the Area of Triangles
9(2)
Interaction Between Mathematical Content and Process
11(2)
Instructional Themes
13(1)
Organization of the Curriculum
14(10)
CMP Curriculum for Grades 6, 7, & 8
15(1)
Scope of the Connected Mathematics Curriculum
16(1)
CMP and the NCTM Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics
17(1)
Connections Both Within and Across the Units of CMP
18(2)
Recommended Order & Unit Connections
Grade 6: Recommended Order & Unit Connections
20(1)
Grade 7: Recommended Order & Unit Connections
21(1)
Grade 8: Recommended Order & Unit Connections
22(1)
An Overview of the Math Strands in the CMP Curriculum
23(1)
Algebra in CMP
24(7)
CMP Algebra Goals -- by the End of Eighth Grade
26(2)
What the Traditional Curricula (Algebra 1) Include that CMP Does Not
28(1)
What CMP Curriculum Includes that the Traditional Curricula Do Not
28(1)
The Role of Technology in CMP
28(3)
Student Materials
Structure and Organization
31(1)
Features of a Unit
31(9)
Focusing Questions
32(1)
Mathematical Highlights
32(1)
Investigations
33(1)
Problems with Follow-Up
34(1)
Applications - Connections - Extensions
34(1)
Applications
35(1)
Connections
35(1)
Extensions
36(2)
Reflections
38(1)
Project
39(1)
Teaching the CMP Curriculum
Problem-Centered Teaching
40(1)
Worthwhile Mathematical Tasks
40(4)
Classroom Discourse
41(1)
Environment
42(1)
Analysis
43(1)
Structure of Teacher Materials
44(2)
Overview of Unit
44(1)
Teaching Notes for Each Investigation
45(1)
Assessment Items
45(1)
Appendices
45(1)
Descriptive Glossary/Index
45(1)
The CMP Instructional Model
46(3)
Launch
46(1)
Explore
47(1)
Summarize
48(1)
Grouping Students in CMP
49(5)
Individual Work
50(1)
Small Group Work
50(1)
Whole Class Grouping
50(1)
Managing Cooperative Groups
51(1)
Partner Work in CMP
51(3)
Assessment
Assessment in CMP
54(1)
Features of the Assessment Package
54(11)
Check-Ups
54(1)
Quizzes
55(2)
Projects
57(5)
Unit Tests
62(1)
Self-Assessment/``Show What You Know''
63(1)
Question Bank
64(1)
Organization Tools
65(8)
Notebooks
65(1)
Notebook Check
66(2)
Vocabulary Lists
68(2)
Journals
70(1)
Using Assessment for Reporting
71(2)
Ideas for Portfolio Assessment and CMP
73(5)
Documenting Mathematical Processes
74(1)
Content Topics
75(1)
Reflection and Self-Assessment
75(1)
Getting Started
76(2)
A Teacher's Use of Partner Quizzes
78(2)
Implementing CMP
What It Takes to Make CMP Work
80(4)
Teacher
80(1)
Student
80(1)
The Classroom
80(1)
Parents
81(1)
Letters
81(1)
Parent Meetings
82(1)
When Parents Say They Can't Help Their Students
83(1)
How Well Is CMP Working for Students?
84(3)
Appendices
Appendix A
Beginning of the Year Letter
87(1)
Sample of a During the Year Unit Letter
88(2)
Appendix B
Outline of a One Hour Presentation on CMP
90(1)
Blackline Masters for a Speech
91(13)
Appendix C
Techniques for the Linguistically Diverse Classroom
104(10)
References 114

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