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**What Is the Role of the Teacher? **

Environmental Inquiry: A Pedagogical Framework, Natural Curiosity: A Resource for Teachers, The Laboratory School at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2011

http://www.naturalcuriosity.ca/environmental.php?pgcat=branch1&sfield=eight

**Graduating from Teacher to Facilitator in the Technology-Rich Classroom **

Carol M. Webb, 2001

http://www.4teachers.org/testimony/webb/

**Equity for All Students in the New Millennium: Disabling Math Anxiety**

Joseph M. Furner and Mary Lou Duffy, Intervention in School and Clinic, November 2002

http://isc.sagepub.com/content/38/2/67.extract

**A Teacher’s Quick Guide to Understanding Mathematics Anxiety**

DesLey Viator Plaisance, LATM Journal, Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics, 2011

http://www.lamath.org/journal/vol6no1/anxiety_guide.pdf

**Study Suggests There May Be a Neurological Basis for Math Anxiety**

From the Stanford University press release, 2012

http://therapytoronto.ca/news/?p=1972

**Math Anxiety**

Counseling Center, Texas State University

http://www.counseling.txstate.edu/resources/shoverview/bro/math.html

**Equity of Literacy-Based Math Performance Assessments for English Language Learners**

Clara Lee Brown, Bilingual Research Journal: The Journal of the National Association for Bilingual Education, 2005

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15235882.2005.10162839#preview

**Multilingualism in the English-Language Classroom: Pedagogical Considerations**

Jim Cummins, TESOL Quarterly, June 2009

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/j.1545-7249.2009.tb00171.x/abstract

**TIPS for English Language Learners in Mathematics, Grades 7, 8, 9 Applied, 10 Applied **

Ontario Ministry of Education, 2005

http://www.edugains.ca/resourcesELL/Resources/TIPSforELLMath4All.pdf

**Understanding and Supporting Children’s Mathematical Vocabulary Development**

Rheta Rubenstein and Denisse Thompson, Teaching Children Mathematics, October 2002

http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=21326

**What Can a Mathematics Teacher Do for the English Language Learner?**

Texas Comprehensive Center, 2006

http://txcc.sedl.org/resources/ell_materials/mell/

**Growth for Every Student**

Limestone District School Board, Ontario, 2008

http://www.limestone.on.ca/programs/elementary/Math%20Resources/Growth%20for%20Every%20Studentfinal.pdf

Growing Success: Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting in Ontario Schools, First Edition, Covering Grades 1 to 12

Ontario Ministry of Education, 2010

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/policyfunding/growSuccess.pdf

**Exploring Mathematics Talk in Elementary Classrooms**

Cathy Mark Krpan, Partnerships for Professional Learning: Literacy & Numeracy Initiatives, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2009

http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/oise/UserFiles/File/LNS%20PUBLICATION_FINAL.pdf

**Supporting Struggling Learners: Collaborative Problem Solving in Mathematics**

Cathy Marks Krpan, Inquiry into Practice: Reaching Every Student Through Inclusive Curriculum, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2009

http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/cms/oisefiles/ITE%20PUB%202011_COMPLETE/HTML/index.html#/103/zoomed

**Cooperative Learning Instruction Strategies**

Teachnology: The Online Teacher Resource

http://www.teach-nology.com/currenttrends/cooperative_learning/

**All Tools** (.PDF 43kb 3 pgs)

Indicators of Success for a Collaborative Mathematics Classroom .PDF 22kb 1pg

Observation Checklist for a Collaborative Mathematics Classroom

.PDF 23mb 1pg

Indicators of Success for Descriptive Feedback

.PDF 32kb 1pg

**All Line Masters **(.PDF 63kb 4pgs)

LM 1.1 Cooperative Math Chart

.PDF 32kb 1pg

LM 1.2 Cooperative Group Roles for Mathematics [Primary]

.PDF 38kb 1pg

LM 1.3 Cooperative Group Roles for Mathematics [Junior/Intermediate]

.PDF 22kb 1pg

LM 1.4 Observation Checklist for Cooperative Work

.PDF 24kb 1pg

**Equity for English Language Learners in the Mathematics Classroom**

Gina Borgioli, Teaching Children Mathematics, October 2008

http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=22261

**Describing Levels and Components of a Math-Talk Learning Community**

Kimberly Hufferd-Ackles, Karen C. Fuson, Miriam Gamoran, Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, March 2004

http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=17479

**Unpacking the Nature of Discourse in Mathematics Classrooms**

Eric Knuth and Dominic Peressini, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, January 2001

http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=19872

**Exploring Mathematics Talk in Elementary Classrooms**

Cathy Mark Krpan, Partnerships for Professional Learning: Literacy & Numeracy Initiatives, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2009

http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/oise/UserFiles/File/LNS%20PUBLICATION_FINAL.pdf

**Supporting Struggling Learners: Collaborative Problem Solving in Mathematics**

Cathy Marks Krpan, Inquiry into Practice: Reaching Every Student Through Inclusive Curriculum, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2009

http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/cms/oisefiles/ITE%20PUB%202011_COMPLETE/HTML/index.html#/103/zoomed

**Principles and Standards for School Mathematics**

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2000

http://www.nctm.org/standards/content.aspx?id=16909

**Fostering Mathematical Thinking and Problem Solving: The Teacher’s Role**

Nicole Rigelman, Teaching Children Mathematics, February 2007

http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=22041

**Using “Think-Time” and “Wait-Time” Skillfully in the Classroom**

Robert J. Stahl, ERIC Resource Center, 1994

http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED370885.pdf

**Let’s Talk: Promoting Mathematical Discourse in the Classroom**

Catherine A. Stein, Mathematics Teacher, November 2007

http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=19362

**A Classroom Perspective on the Principle of Moderate Challenge in Mathematics**

Julianne C. Turner and Debra K. Meyer, The Journal of Educational Research, August 2010

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3200/JOER.97.6.311-318

**A Teacher’s Meditation of a Thinking-Aloud Discussion in a 6th Grade Mathematics Classroom**

Betina Zolkower and Sam Shreyar, Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2007

http://www.springerlink.com/content/8526484n24032244/

A Resource of Multilingual Math Words

Emaths

http://www.emaths.co.uk/index.php/4-teachers/other-resources/eal

**Three-part Problem-Solving, Clip 3 Bansho**

Webcast, Curriculum Services Canada, 2008

http://resources.curriculum.org/secretariat/may2_bansho.shtml

**All Tools **(.PDF 456kb 32pgs)

Indicators of Success for Mathematical Discourse

.PDF 22kb 1pg

Observation Checklist for Mathematical Discourse

.PDF 24kb 1pg

My Math Talk [Primary]

.PDF 31kb 1pg

Indicators of Success for Effective Mathematical Discourse [Junior/Intermediate]

.PDF 32kb 1pg

Talk Prompts

.PDF 129kb 1pg

Pattern Block Designs

.PDF 256kb 9pgs

Cards for Clothesline Activity

.PDF 62kb 10pgs

Word Problems for Math Congress

.PDF 28kb 8pgs

**All Line Masters** (.PDF 194kb 8pgs)

2.1 Student Discourse Observation Sheet

.PDF 24kb 1pg

2.2 Interview Sheet

.PDF 20kb 1pg

2.3 Concept Attainment: Shapes with Line Symmetry [Yes Cards]

.PDF 63kb 1pg

2.4 Concept Attainment: Shapes with Line Symmetry [No Cards]

.PDF 67kb 1pg

2.5 Concept Attainment: Shapes with Area Less Than or Equal to 6 Square Units [Yes Cards]

.PDF 41kb 1pg

2.6 Concept Attainment: Shapes with Area Less Than or Equal to 6 Square Units [No Cards]

.PDF 49kb 1pg

2.7 Concept Attainment: Prime Numbers [Yes and No Cards]

.PDF 34b 1pg

2.8 Wanted!

.PDF 40kb 1pg

**The Answer Is 20 Cookies. What Is the Question?**

Angela T. Barlow and Janie M. Cates, Teaching Children Mathematics, December 2006/January 2007

http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=22030

**A Problem-Solving Alternative to Using Key Words**

Lisa Clement and Jamal Bernhard, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, March 2005

http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=20390

**The Thought-Filled Curriculum**

Arthur L. Costa, Educational Leadership, February 2008

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/feb08/vol65/num05/The_Thought-Filled_Curriculum.aspx

**Mathematics and Cognition**

Arthur Hyde, Educational Leadership, November 2007

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/nov07/vol65/num03/Mathematics-and-Cognition.aspx

**Knowledge Change as a Function of Mathematics Experience: All Contexts are Not Created Equal**

Nicole M. McNeil and Martha W. Alibali, Journal of Cognition and Development, 2005

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1207/s15327647jcd0602_6

**Reciprocal Teaching as a Comprehension Strategy for Understanding Mathematical Word Problems**

Delinda van Garderen, Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2004

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10573560490272702

**A Maths Dictionary for Kids**

Jenny Eather

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

**All Tools** (.PDF 874kb 26pgs)

Indicators of Success for Reading in Mathematics

.PDF 22kb 1pg

Observation Checklist for Reading in Mathematics

.PDF 23kb 1pg

My Math Reading: Word Problems [Primary]

.PDF 31kb 1pg

Indicators of Success for Understanding Word Problems [Junior/Intermediate]

.PDF 31kb 1pg

Mathematical Picture Book List

.PDF 65kb 5pgs

Word Problems

.PDF 27kb 8pgs

Math in the Environment

.PDF 511kb 7pgs

Mathematical Recipes

.PDF 61kb 2pgs

**All Line Masters** (.PDF 209kb 7pgs)

3.1A Biography Glyphs

.PDF 69kb 1pg

3.1B Biography Glyphs

.PDF 52kb 1pg

3.2 Train Recipe Card

.PDF 45kb 1pg

3.3 My Train

.PDF 48kb 1pg

3.4 Mathematical Recipes [Whole Numbers]

.PDF 39kb 1pg

3.5 Mathematical Recipes [Fractions and Percents]

.PDF 47kb 1pg

3.6 Mathematical Recipes [Algebra]

.PDF 42b 1pg

**Investigating Mathematical Thinking Using Open Writing Prompts**

Leslie Aspinwall and Julie Aspinwall, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, March 2003

http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=20106

**Blueprint for Writing in Middle School Mathematics**

Juliet A. Baxter, John Woodward, Deborah Olson, and Janet Robyns, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, September 2002

http://www.nctm.org/publications/article.aspx?id=20047

**Beyond Essentialism: The Complexity of Language in Teaching Mathematics to Latina/o Students, American Educational Research Journal, December 2002**

Rochelle Gutiérrez,

http://aer.sagepub.com/content/39/4/1047.abstract

**Academic Emotions in Students’ Self-Regulated Learning and Achievement: A Program of Qualitative and Quantitative Research**

Reinhard Pekrun, Thomas Goetz, Wolfram Titz, and Raymond P. Perry, Educational Psychologist, 2002

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1207/S15326985EP3702_4#preview

**Q & A: What’s the Big Deal with Graphic Organizers?**

Edwin Ellis

http://www.graphicorganizers.com/About-MSS/q-a-a-whats-the-big-deal-with-graphic-organizers.html

**What Are Graphic Organizers?**

Instructional Strategies Online, Saskatoon Public Schools

http://olc.spsd.sk.ca/de/pd/instr/strats/graphicorganizers/index.html

**Mind Mapping Resources**

The University of British Columbia

http://wiki.ubc.ca/Mind_Mapping_Resources

**Institute for Human and Machine Cognition Concept Map Tools**

http://cmap.ihmc.us/

**The Theory Underlying Concept Maps and How to Construct and Use Them**

Joseph D. Novak and Alberto J. Cañas, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, 2008

http://cmap.ihmc.us/publications/researchpapers/theorycmaps/theoryunderlyingconceptmaps.htm

**What Is a Concept? …From a Concept Mapping Perspective**

Alberto J. Cañas and Joseph D. Novak, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, 2009

http://cmap.ihmc.us/docs/Concept.html

**What Are Propositions? …From a Concept Mapping Perspective**

Alberto J. Cañas, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, 2009

http://cmap.ihmc.us/docs/Proposition.html

**What Are Linking Words? …From a Concept Mapping Perspective**

Alberto J. Cañas, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, 2009

http://cmap.ihmc.us/Docs/linkingwords.html

**All Tools **(.PDF 695kb 15pgs)

Indicators of Success for Writing in Mathematics

.PDF 22kb 1pg

Observation Checklist for Writing in Mathematics

.PDF 24kb 1pg

My Math Writing [Primary]

.PDF 31kb 1pg

Indicators of Success for Writing [Junior/Intermediate]

.PDF 31kb 1pg

Five-Frames and Ten-Frames

.PDF 31kb 2pgs

My Math Pictures [Primary]

.PDF 31kb 1pg

Indicators of Success for Effective Pictures in Mathematical Writing [Junior/Intermediate]

.PDF 310kb 1pg

Mind Map Visual Overview

.PDF 330kb 1pg

Concept Map Visual Overview

.PDF 223kb 1pg

Mathematics is like…because…

.PDF 118kb 1pg

My Math Mind Map [Primary]

.PDF 31kb 1pg

Indicators of Success for an Effective Math Mind Map

.PDF 32kb 1pg

My Math Concept Map

.PDF 31kb 1pg

Indicators of Success for an Effective Math Concept Map

.PDF 39kb 1pg

**All Line Masters **(.PDF 185kb 14pgs)

4.1A VVWA [Primary]

.PDF 18kb 1pg

4.1B VVWA [Junior/Intermediate]

.PDF 18kb 1pg

4.2 Frayer Model

.PDF 18kb 1pg

4.3 Frayer Model

.PDF 18kb 1pg

4.4 Three-Part Concept Circle

.PDF 45kb 1pg

4.5 Four-Part Concept Circle

.PDF 42kb 1pg

4.6 Four-Part Concept Circle

.PDF 47kb 1pg

4.7 Five-Part Concept Circle

.PDF 50kb 1pg

4.8 Six-Part Concept Circle

.PDF 52kb 1pg

4.9 Eight-PartConcept Circle

.PDF 50kb 1pg

4.10 Sample Linking Words for Concept Maps

.PDF 19kb 1pg

4.11 Mind Map Elements

.PDF 18kb 1pg

4.12 Concept Map Elements

.PDF 18kb 1pg

4.13 Discovery Sheet

.PDF 18kb 1pg