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Chapter 4: Integrating Best Practices into Unit Plans
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
In this the second of the two chapters on “best practices,” we will present ideas and examples about the remaining list of research-based practices. Knowing how to select and use the best practices is essential for teachers to meet the increased demands of the new content standards and the 21st century skills.
Math problem solving means finding the method for solving a problem and obtaining a solution. It is commonly associated with word problems. To find a solution, students draw on their own knowledge of similar situations and experiences and ...