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Why Has Mathematics Instruction Changed?. Myths and Facts. Some people just can’t do math. Every adult and every child can do mathematics. Myth Fact. Mathematics for All ….

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## Why Has Mathematics Instruction Changed?

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**Why Has Mathematics Instruction Changed?**Myths and Facts**Some people just can’t do math.**Every adult and every child can do mathematics. Myth Fact**Mathematics for All …**As society changes, schools need to respond to these changes and provide meaningful mathematics to ALL of our students, ALL of the time.**Math takes place only in the classroom.**Mathematical literacy is deeply embedded in the modern day workplace and in everyday life. Myth Fact**Mathematics Everywhere …**To be successful in many occupations and to be able to function in today’s technological world, students must be able to process and interpret data, communicate their understanding with others and be able to apply mathematical reasoning.**Literacy is reading and writing.**Literacy is far broader, including an understanding of graphs, tables, statistics, probability... Myth Fact**Mathematical Literacy …**Mathematical literacy includes the ability to put mathematical knowledge and skills to functional use, and to pose and solve mathematical problems in a variety of situations.**Knowing number facts and procedural skills are no longer**valued by teachers. Knowing number facts and procedural skills has become a smaller portion of the mathematics valued by teachers. Myth Fact**Problem Solving …**Problem solving is the most important and challenging process in mathematics.**Students learn math best through teacher-directed lessons.**Students learn math best when they are active participants in the learning process. Myth Fact**Active Learning …**Students are active individuals who construct, modify, and integrate ideas by interacting with the physical world, materials, and other students. NCTM, 1989, p.17**Teacher’s Role …**The teacher’s role is to provide learning activities and create an environment that engages students, facilitating their development of mathematical concepts.**Assessment should consist of tests and quizzes.**Assessment should include a variety of: journals, portfolios, performance tasks, projects, quizzes, tests, observations. Myth Fact**Assessment of Learning …**A student is assessed on how well he or she solves problems, shows understanding of concepts, applies mathematical procedures, and communicates required knowledge.**Assessment for Learning …**Teachers need to observe students as they do mathematics, reflect on student responses, provide oral feedback to students, and adjust instruction based on these observations.**The use of calculators will have a negative impact on**students’ math skills When used appropriately, calculators improve computation skills. Myth Fact**Manipulatives are for young children.**Manipulatives help connect abstract thought to something tangible --- for learners of ALL ages. Myth or Fact?

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