Five Dimensions of Mathematical Proficiency – Podcast Episode 16 | Podcast Episode 16
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Classnotes Podcast (July 13, 2007) What does it mean to be mathematically proficient? The Committee on Mathematics Learning was established by the National Research Council in 1998. In its report, Helping Children Learn Mathematics, the committee chose the term “mathematical proficiency” to capture what it means to learn mathematics successfully. The understanding is that all students need to be on the road to mathematical proficiency beginning in pre-kindergarten. Kathryn Brown, an IDRA education associate and developer of IDRA’s Math Smart! model, outlines the five dimensions of mathematical proficiency and provides tips on helping students develop their mathematical thinking. Kathy is interviewed by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., director of the IDRA Texas Parent Information and Resource Center.
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Show length: 18:35
“Applying Math to Children’s Lives”
by Kathryn Brown, IDRA Newsletter
IDRA’s Math Smart! Model
IDRA’s Math Smart! presents a shift in mathematical thinking for instructors, that develops the five dimensions of mathematical proficiency using scientifically-based researched strategies.
Adding It Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics – Executive Summary
By Jeremy Kilpatrick, Jane Swafford, Bradford Findell, editors; Mathematics Learning Study Committee, National Research Council
“Learning Angles with English Language Learners: The Discipline of Noticing”
By Jack Dieckmann, M.A., IDRA Newsletter
“Can Everyone Master Mathematics?”
By Jack Dieckmann, M.A., and Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., IDRA Newsletter
Making It Count – A Call for a Coordinated Approach to Math Education
National Academies inFocus
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