8 Likes 975 Dislikes
This video will give teachers a model to help them teach their own students how to solve percentage problems using reading skills. This video shows an easy way to remember the steps for solving percentage problems and how to convert decimal numbers to percentages and percentages to decimals. It uses connections to prior learning for middle school low performing students and English language learners. The video can also be used by 4th and 5th grade teachers for grade level instruction of decimals and percentage. These are strategies building on students' knowledge of reading and shows students how to convert written sentences to mathematical sentences. These strategies are easy for students to remember and for teachers to teach, they are easy and understandable using academic language giving easy reminders for academic vocabulary. Engaging visuals to help students remember how to solve percentage problems and how to perform decimal to percentage conversions. This video should be used by teachers and parents as a model of how to teach percentage problems. It follows a simple sentence structure and procedure that makes solving percentages easy. It has tricks on how to remember strategies and academic vocabulary. Teachers will love this coaching video because they will be able to reach their students in 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, or 10th grade. These visuals and easy steps will help low performing middle school students understand especially students of color and ELL students. This understanding of percentage and decimals will give students the foundation for algebra. These coaching videos for teachers will give them uncluttered, understandable strategies for their students. These easy steps will be remembered by the students and they will gain confidence in their math skills giving them the background for future STEM classes. This video will teach teachers how to teach percentage using reading skills., addressing the Common Core State Standards and the Standards for Mathematical Practices.These strategies will also help students prepare for standardized testing in all districts and the CST, STAR testing and Smarter Balanced Assessment in California.