Good Questions for Math Teaching: Why Ask Them and What to Ask, Grades 5-8, Second Edition
- What is a good question?
- How do I create a good question?
- How might I use a good question in my mathematics classroom?
Questions cover number relationships (factors and multiples, even and odd, polygonal numbers, integers); multiplication and proportional reasoning; fractions, decimals, and percentages; geometry (two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes); algebraic thinking; data analysis and probability; and measurement (temperature, time, length, weight, area and perimeter, length and perimeter, volume and capacity).
About the Author
Lainie Schuster, a classroom teacher for more than forty years, is currently the Head of Lower School and fifth-grade math teacher at the Fay School in Southborough, Massachusetts. She is the author of A Month-to-Month Guide: Fourth-Grade Math and Enriching Your Math Curriculum, Grade 5: A Month-to-Month Resource.
Nancy Anderson is a mathematics educator in the Boston area. She is the coauthor of Talk Moves: A Teachers’ Guide for Using Classroom Discussion in Math and Good Questions for Math Teaching, High School. She earned her doctorate in mathematics education from Boston University in 2012.