Textbooks: A scaffold for teachers. Marcelle Good International HS @ Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, NY July 20, 2011. A few facts about my 9th and 10th grade students:.
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International HS @ Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, NY
July 20, 2011
One way to take a (really amazing) textbook and create a scaffold* for your students
A note on the scaffold: If a scaffold is unique to the task, it is not a scaffold, because students need to learn a new scaffold every time. Talk to me later if you think this is CRAZY TALK and you want clarification.
Jesse Johnson shared the good news of the fabulous CME Project Algebra 1 textbook with me while she was at PCMI last year.
Using this textbook changed my practice.
PCMI-ers: Share with your colleagues. You never know what is going to have an impact on someone’s practice.
I found this out yesterday, and subsequently hijacked the 5-minute short (thanks, Carol!):
BOWEN WAS ONE OF THE CO-AUTHORS OF THIS BOOK. When you read it, it feels like a mathematician wrote it.
For more information go to: http://cmeproject.edc.org/
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