NEW COVID RESOURCES ADDED: A Parent's Toolkit to Strengths-Based Learning in Math is now available on the book's companion website to support families engaged in math learning at home. This toolkit provides a variety of home-based activities and games for families to engage in together.
Your game plan for unlocking mathematics by focusing on students' strengths.
What if instead of focusing on what students haven't mastered, we identify their mathematical strengths and build on students' points of power? Beth McCord Kobett and Karen S. Karp highlight five key teaching turnarounds are presented: identify teaching strengths, leverage students' strengths, design instruction from a strengths-based perspective, help students identify their points of power, and promote strengths in the school community. Each chapter provides opportunities to reflect and transfer practice while also sharing - Downloadable resources, activities, and tools - Examples of student work within Grades K-6 - Real teachers' notes and reflections for discussion