Download “Math Language in Middle School” by Sarah Powell, Elizabeth A. Stevens, Elizabeth M. Hughes in Teaching Exceptional Children Journal Volume: 51 issue: 4, page(s): 286-295 published: March 1, 2019. It is available in ProQuest in the Frank Guarini Library.
Please consider the questions below with all team members and develop a response. Remember to list the question before the response:
- Was there anything your team valued about the webinar and/or readings that applies to your own teaching practice?
- What is the purpose of a functional assessment in mathematics?
- What has to happen to provide explicit instruction and do you ever use it in your own teaching?
- What are takeaways in regard to progress monitoring?
- How can teacher questioning be a strategy for student success?
- Why is the “thumbs up” strategy sometimes used in formative assessment and how does it work?
- Of what importance is it, other than a test, to teach the vocabulary of mathematics?
- What is “clear and concise mathematical language” and why is it important?
- What are take aways regarding math language in middle school?
- How useful were Sarah Powell’s webinar and articles to mathematics or teaching in general? Please explain.
Please respond concisely to each question in a written narrative not to exceed 3 ½ pages single spaced or a make a recording on zoom or Blackboard Ultra that can be accessed asynchronously.