Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Mathematics, Grades 6–8

Promoting Content and Language Learning

Author: Margo Gottlieb,Gisela Ernst-Slavit

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452278105

Category: Education

Page: 184

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Make every student fluent in the language of learning. The Common Core and ELD standards provide pathways to academic success through academic language. Using an integrated Curricular Framework, districts, schools and professional learning communities can: Design and implement thematic units for learning Draw from content and language standards to set targets for all students Examine standards-centered materials for academic language Collaborate in planning instruction and assessment within and across lessons Consider linguistic and cultural resources of the students Create differentiated content and language objectives Delve deeply into instructional strategies involving academic language Reflect on teaching and learning
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Parallel Curriculum Units for Mathematics, Grades 6–12

Author: Jann H. Leppien,Jeanne H. Purcell

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452238006

Category: Education

Page: 152

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Maximize your mathematics curriculum to challenge all students This collection of lessons from experienced teachers provides multifaceted examples of rigorous learning opportunities for mathematics students in Grades 6–12. The four sample units focus on fractions, linear programming, geometry, and quadratic relationships. The authors provide user-friendly methods for instruction and demonstrate how to differentiate the lessons for the benefit of all students. Included are standards-based strategies that guide students through: Understanding secondary mathematics concepts Discovering connections between mathematics and other subjects Developing critical thinking skills Connecting mathematics learning to society through the study of real-world data, proportional reasoning, and problem solving
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Common Core Standards For Parents For Dummies

Author: Jared Myracle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118841859

Category: Education

Page: 216

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A parent's guide to understanding the Common Core educationalstandards Designed to ensure a similar level of job and collegepreparedness for students from all backgrounds and regions, theCommon Core standards have been adopted in 45 states from coast tocoast. These new common standards are designed to bring manydiverse state standards into alignment with each other in math andEnglish to create a set of national educational standards.Common Core Standards For Parents For Dummies explains thisnew set of standards, what it means for students, and how parentscan get their children prepared for the school year. Explains what changes to expect in the classroom Includes a grade-by-grade explanation of the new math andEnglish standards Provides tips and exercises for helping students succeed For parents who want to help their kids excel at school,Common Core Standards For Parents For Dummies is a handy,straightforward guide that explains everything they need toknow.
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McGraw-Hill Education Vocabulary Grades 6-8, Second Edition

Author: Gary Robert Muschla

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260117057

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

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Vocabulary skills come easy when practice is fun! If you are looking for extra vocabulary help for your middle school student, you will find this book an invaluable resource. Featuring hundreds of essential vocabulary words, this book offers extensive opportunities for students to learn the vocabulary found in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade curriculums. Each of the book’s dozens of lessons focuses on a group of words that will strengthen your student’s vocabulary. After the introduction of new vocabulary, each lesson includes three worksheets designed to make learning new words easy and fun. Vocabulary Grades 6-8 features: •More than 500 words appropriate for students in grades 6 through 8•45 engaging lessons that will help your student learn both meaning and usage•Vocabulary related to math, social studies, science, health, and time•A puzzle format that makes practicing vocabulary fun •The tools to master synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and easily confused words•Guidance on learning prefixes, suffixes, and compound words•An alphabetical word list at the end of the book that makes looking up vocabulary easy After completing this workbook, your middle school student’s new word skills will help your child to excel in both the classroom and on standardized tests.
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The Math We Need to Know and Do in Grades 6-9

Concepts, Skills, Standards, and Assessments

Author: Pearl Gold Solomon

Publisher: Corwin Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 309

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A resource for planning curriculum, instruction, and assessment explains essential concepts and skills as defined by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics for learners in middle schools and offers a matrix covering the sequential and specific development of concepts across grade levels.
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McGraw-Hill Education Math Grade 6

Author: McGraw-Hill Education

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071747318

Category: Study Aids

Page: 160

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Now students can bring home the classroom expertise of McGraw-Hill to help them sharpen their math skills! McGraw-Hill's Math Grade 6 helps your middle-school student learn and practice basic math skills he or she will need in the classroom and on standardized NCLB tests. Its attractive four-color page design creates a student-friendly learning experience, and all pages are filled to the brim with activities for maximum educational value. All content aligned to state and national standards "You Know It!" features reinforce mastery of learned skills before introducing new material "Reality Check" features link skills to real-world applications "Find Out About It" features lead students to explore other media "World of Words" features promote language acquisition Discover more inside: A week-by-week summer study plan to be used as a "summer bridge" learning and reinforcement program Each lesson ends with self-assessment that includes items reviewing concepts taught in previous lessons Intervention features address special-needs students Topics include: Addition; Subtraction; Multiplication; Division; Fractions; Adding and Subtracting Fractions; Multiplying and Dividing Fractions; Geometry; Customary Measurements; Metric Measurements
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Mastering Pharmacy Technician Math: A Certification Review

A Certification Review.

Author: Lynn M. Egler,Kathryn A. Booth

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071829695

Category: Study Aids

Page: 384

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The review you need to excel on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Examination! Mastering Pharmacy Technician Math: A Certification Review is a super-effective way for students preparing for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Examination to improve their ability to perform basic math and pharmacy-specific calculations. The book includes powerful learning aids such as practice exercises in each chapter, end-of-chapter Q&A, a 50-question pretest that reviews key concepts, and three 100-question practice tests to prepare you for the board exam. All questions are correlated to the learning outcomes found in the book so you know exactly what to review should you answer a question incorrectly. Mastering Pharmacy Technician Math: A Certification Review is logically divided into ten chapters: Chapter 1: Mathematical Concepts -- reviews the basic mathematical building blocks needed to master advanced pharmacy calculations, including fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, proportions, conversions, and cross-multiplication. Chapter 2: Numbering Systems -- reviews the different systems of measurement and how to convert within and between them, including working with temperatures and time. Chapter 3: Understanding Drugs and Drug Orders -- identifies drug strengths, doses, drug forms, and routes of administration and explains how to identify and interpret information on drug labels, package inserts, prescriptions, and medication orders. Chapter 4: Methods of Dosage Calculations -- presents methods to perform dosage calculations correctly, including fraction proportion, ratio proportion, dimensional analysis, and formulas. Chapter 5: Oral Dosages -- describes the processes for calculating dosages, amount to dispense, and estimated days' supply for oral medications. Chapter 6: Parenteral Dosages (Excluding Intravenous) -- describes parenteral medications, including those given by injection; inhalants; transdermal, ophthalmic, and otic drugs; and drugs placed in the rectum or vagina. Chapter 7: Intravenous Calculations -- describes how to calculate IV concentrations and how to prepare medications for continuous and intermittent IV infusion. Chapter 8: Special Preparations Calculations -- describes the processes to calculate concentrations, ratio strengths, final volume/final strength, and dilutions, as well as how to write recipes to prepare compound drug orders and perform alligation calculations. Chapter 9: Medication Safety and Calculations -- discusses pharmacokinetics, high-alert medications, look-alike/sound-alike medications, how to calculate drug half-life values, pediatric and geriatric calculations, DEA controlled substance requirements related to prescriber DEA numbers, and how to perform the calculation needed to verify DEA number validity. Chapter 10: Business, Inventory, and Reimbursement Calculations -- discusses reimbursements and patient payments, and describes how to calculate overhead costs, profits and losses, markups, turnover rates, and correct costs and change.
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Common Core Standards and Mathematics Grades 6 -12: Strategies for Student Success

Author: Toby Karten

Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing

ISBN: 193560984X

Category: Education

Page: 6

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Common Core Standards & Mathematics: Strategies for Student Success (Grades 6-12) is an easy access, 6-page (tri-fold) laminated guide by Toby Karten. This classroom tool is designed to help middle and high school teachers understand the organization and application of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS.M), which define the grade-specific knowledge and procedural skills students are expected to achieve in their study of mathematics. Karten, an expert on inclusion, notes that the standards apply to all students¿including students with disabilities receiving special education services¿and provides ideas for helping diverse students meet grade-level standards. This comprehensive guide defines key terms, such as domains and clusters, and provides multiple quick-reference charts, including ones that that depict * Grades K-5 domains, Grades 6-8 domains, Grades 9-12 Categories * The Standards for Mathematical Practice (CCSSMP) and grade-specific student scenarios * The Standards for Mathematical Content (CCSS.Math.Content.HS) The guide also offers ten tips for connecting math standards to students¿ lives/interests, with detailed examples provided for applying each tip to various content standards. In addition, a valuable list of additional online and print resources for secondary teachers is provided.
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