Proven Programs in Education is a series of books that draws on the best of Better: Evidence-Based Education, a unique magazine that provides leadership teams in education with the information they need. The series includes four titles: Proven Programs in Literacy; Proven Programs in STEM; Proven Programs in Social Emotional Development; Proven Programs in Classroom Management and Assessment

The Proven Programs in Education series is about research-proven strategies and programs that can be applied in practice. The authors distill their work and research into succinct, easily-digestible articles highlighting the practical implications that teachers, principals, and administrators can use. Each article includes links to further reading and resources that allow readers to delve more deeply into particular issues.

Depth of Knowledge for Mathematics

Depth of Knowledge for Mathematics

Depth of knowledge for mathematics
Norman LottWebb

Norman Lott Webb explains why the teaching of math should be aligned with the complexity of the subject.

Teachers are faced with a vast array of guidance regarding what students should know and should be able to do. Teachers use textbooks and planning guides, national organizations make recommendations, and researchers disclose greater insights into the learning sequence and process. Teachers need to make sense of how their own methods fit and align their teaching with these expectations so that students learn what they are expected to know and do. But how can they do this?

Content Complexity

Content complexity is a theory that has been discussed by academics since the late 1940s and is one technique that teachers ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles