Productive Math Struggle - 9781544369464
SanGiovanni, John J.
All students face struggle, and they should - it is how they learn and grow. The teacher's job is not to remove struggle, but rather to value and harness it, helping students develop good habits of productive struggle. But what's missing for many educators is an action plan for how to achieve this, especially when it comes to math. This book guides teachers through six specific actions - including valuing, fostering, building, planning, supporting, and reflecting on struggle - to create a game plan for overcoming obstacles by sharing Actionable steps, activities, and tools for implementation Instructional tasks representative of each grade level Real-world examples showcasing classroom photos and student work