Heather
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  • Fairmont, WV
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Mary replied to Heather's discussion Chapter 13: Fostering Acquisition of Official Mathematics Language in the group Best Practices for Literacy Instruction
"I struggle with finding ways to make mathematics relevant to my eighth grade students. Students asked today "When will I ever use negative exponents?" I replied that they needed to know this for Algebra next year. I also said that in their…"
Apr 20, 2010
mary zeigler replied to Heather's discussion Chapter 13: Fostering Acquisition of Official Mathematics Language in the group Best Practices for Literacy Instruction
"Are there any links or resources which addresses the language of word problems? The struggle with the language of a word problem is an ever ending battle for me. They need to be able to link the language to the mathematical process. I can teach them…"
Apr 20, 2010
Denise Lindstrom replied to Heather's discussion Chapter 13: Fostering Acquisition of Official Mathematics Language in the group Best Practices for Literacy Instruction
"Thank-you Heather!!!"
Mar 28, 2010
Heather added a discussion to the group Best Practices for Literacy Instruction
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Chapter 13: Fostering Acquisition of Official Mathematics Language

My group had Chapter 13 about the use of official mathematical language in the classroom. We put our presentation into a power point that I have attached to this discussion. Their are tons of information and resources about how one can use everday language to define and correlate mathematical terms. Some websites and videos are listed in our presentation that will not only encourage student learning of this "foreign" language, but will captivate and engage the students. One can use this…See More
Mar 25, 2010
Heather replied to Denise Lindstrom's discussion Chapter 5: The role of motivation in adolescent literacy instruction. in the group Best Practices for Literacy Instruction
"My lesson plan is geared towards 6-8 graders and is titled "Analyzing Nonfiction and Inventing Solutions". The lesson meets each of the Six C's. Choice: In this lesson students are able to pick a specific mathematic inventors to…"
Feb 23, 2010
Heather replied to Denise Lindstrom's discussion Activities for Media Literacy in the group Best Practices for Literacy Instruction
"Classroom 2.0 I really liked this lesson plan in Classroom 2.0. It allows students to see the differences in language and understanding in marketing products to specific groups of people. In this activity, groups of students will write their own…"
Feb 15, 2010
Heather replied to Denise Lindstrom's discussion Chapters 3 & 4 in the group Best Practices for Literacy Instruction
"Smoking Gun and Perez Hilton are sites that are more gossip columns than credible news. They use the slang that adolescents use all the time, such as "sucks", "no nuts", and "bust". Proper grammar and etiquette are not…"
Feb 9, 2010

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