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Helping Students Integrate Math and Science, Interacting with Peers

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Standards: Use Appropriate Tools Strategically • Make Sense of Problems • Attend to Precision • Model with Mathematics
Mathematics helps us to understand science and to design, conduct, and analyze the results of scientific experiments. Science requires us to collect data, interpret it for significant patterns, and...

Helping Students Use Visual Representations and Modeling in Math

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Standards: Model with Mathematics
Models help promote mathematical thinking and facilitate an understanding of key concepts and mathematical structures. By seeing and moving objects, students engage their senses to better understand...

Teacher Playlist: Helping Students Understand Math Problems Using Precise Math Language

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Standards: Make Sense of Problems • Attend to Precision
For many students, mathematics word problems are just a jumble of words and numbers. A problem-solving process can help students make sense of problems. They can do this by reading the problem more...

Thinking Allowed: Helping Students Organize Out Loud to Solve Math Problems

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Standards: Make Sense of Problems • Make Use of Structure
Finding and understanding patterns is crucial to mathematical thinking and problem solving. It is easier for students to understand patterns when they organize their information. Struggling students...

UDL Guideline 2: Provide options for language, mathematical expressions, and symbols

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Standards: Attend to Precision • Model with Mathematics
Information, examples, and resources that support teaching of key math terms, symbols, syntax, and notations. UDL Guideline 2 offers a variety of strategies to help students think more carefully...

UDL Guidelines -- Checkpoint 6.2 Support planning and strategy development

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Standards: Use Appropriate Tools Strategically • Construct Viable Arguments
An important skill for students in any content area, and especially in math, is the ability to think aloud and demonstrate how they arrived at an answer. UDL Checkpoint 6.2's examples, resources, and...

UDL Guidelines -- Checkpoint 7.1 Optimize individual choice and autonomy

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Offering students choices can develop their self-determination and make them proud of their accomplishments. It also increases the degree to which they feel connected to their learning. UDL...

UDL Guidelines -- Guideline 3: Provide options for comprehension

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Standards: Model with Mathematics • Make Use of Structure
Constructing knowledge from information is an active process that requires teachers to provide scaffolds to ensure all learners have access to knowledge. UDL Guideline 3 provides information,...