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Classroom

Collaborative learning

MATH Thematics
Math Thematics materials are problem-centered, application based, and use technology where appropriate.

Math Wings
Aims to provide remediation for struggling students, practice for all students, and acceleration for advanced students.

Metacognitive Instruction with Cooperative Learning
Metacognitive instruction with cooperative learning focuses on the use of authentic tasks to provide the context for students learning mathematics.

Designing Experiments

Math Trailblazers
An NSF-supported program for grades 1-5 that integrates math with science.

Differentiated Instruction

MASTER
A series of lessons in multiplication and division based on the self-instruction model.

Multiple Intelligences
Students should be taught based on their ability and ways of learning.

Feedback

Main Idea Self-Monitoring
Monitoring progress towards identifying the main idea of a passage.

Metacognitive Feedback
Using a software environments in which students teach a computer “agent” using well-structured visual representations.

Forming Words

Making_and_Writing_Words
a word play activity in which students are guided to make a series of words.

Games and Quizzes

Math and Literature
Using content literature books to create dynamic and interactive learning environment in math classes.

Math Wings
Aims to provide remediation for struggling students, practice for all students, and acceleration for advanced students.

Inquiry-Based Learning

MATH Thematics
Math Thematics materials are problem-centered, application based, and use technology where appropriate.

Math Trailblazers
An NSF-supported program for grades 1-5 that integrates math with science.

Main Idea Processing

Main Idea Self-Monitoring
Monitoring progress towards identifying the main idea of a passage.

Manipulatives

Manipulative Strategy for Area and Perimeter
A strategy for encouraging students to explore concepts of area and perimeter.

Memory

Mnemonic Strategies
A memory enhancing instructional practice that uses keywords and visual cues to link new information to prior knowledge.

MSMI
Multiple Strategy Instruction With Metacognitive Information for reading comprehension and spelling.

Multi-Sensory Learning

Multisensory Components
Visual, auditory, and kinesthetic-tactile strategies used simultaneously to enhance memory and learning.

Multiple Representations

Math and Music
A music curriculum should be carefully integrated and explicitly related to content area subjects.

Multisensory Approach to Thinking Strategies
Using a multisensory approach using a Multisensory Basic Fact Program kit.

Routines and Rituals

Missouri Mathematics Effectiveness Project
A classroom instructional routine for elementary school classrooms.

Modify Classroom Environment to Decrease Problem Behavior
Teachers can reduce the frequency of students’ disruptive behavior in the classroom by identifying factors that are linked to disruptive behavior and exploring ways to change them.

Mystery Motivator
Mystery Motivator is a recognition tool based on a lottery-like system that allows students to be rewarded for their engagement in targeted positive behaviors.

Self Monitoring

Main Idea Self-Monitoring
Monitoring progress towards identifying the main idea of a passage.

Metacognitive Instruction with Cooperative Learning
Metacognitive instruction with cooperative learning focuses on the use of authentic tasks to provide the context for students learning mathematics.

Metacognitive Monitoring
This strategy aims to improve students’ ability to monitor their comprehension.

MSMI
Multiple Strategy Instruction With Metacognitive Information for reading comprehension and spelling.

Student Motivation

Modify Classroom Environment to Decrease Problem Behavior
Teachers can reduce the frequency of students’ disruptive behavior in the classroom by identifying factors that are linked to disruptive behavior and exploring ways to change them.

Summarizing

Main Idea Summarization
Explicit teacher-mediated instruction to promote main idea comprehension.

Syntactic Clues

Morphemic and Syntactic Analysis
Equips a learner with the ability to infer the meanings of numerous words in an independent manner.

Teacher Modeling

MASTER
A series of lessons in multiplication and division based on the self-instruction model.

Math Think Aloud
This strategy involves using explicit explanations of the steps of problem solving through teacher modeling of the appropriate thought process.

Technology

Metacognitive Feedback
Using a software environments in which students teach a computer “agent” using well-structured visual representations.

Microsoft Excel as a Tool for High School Statistics
EXCEL is used for supplemental assignment, usually given as homework and does not replace regular instruction.

Visualizing

Middle Grades--Spatial Visualization
Spatial visualization is generally taught to students learning geometry, or during middle school as part of geometry units.

Word Parts

Morphemic and Syntactic Analysis
Equips a learner with the ability to infer the meanings of numerous words in an independent manner.

Word Problems

Meaning Based Approach
Mathematical word problem solving involves a reading comprehension process in which the student organizes information.

School

Curriculum Planning

Middle School Mathematics Course-Taking Patterns
Provide access to middle school students to higher level math classes in middle school.

Professional Development

Mathematics coaches
Trained expert teachers who provide leadership for the school’s instructional program and offer ongoing support.


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