High-Impact Instructional Practices in Mathematics | Resource and Supports

High-Impact Instructional Practices in Mathematics | Resource and Supports

  • The thoughtful use of high-impact instructional practices – including knowing when to use them and how they might be combined to best support the achievement of specific math goals – is an essential component of effective math instruction. 
  • This resource focuses on practices that researchers have consistently shown to have a high impact on teaching and learning mathematics.
  • The emerging models and instructional approaches shown in these supporting videos have been recorded in secondary classrooms and can be integrated throughout both elementary and secondary classrooms.
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High-Impact Instructional Practices in Mathematics

This resource is intended to build a common language and understanding about high-impact instructional practices in mathematics. It is designed to build awareness and expand repertoires to enhance teaching and learning. The resource comprises a series of fact sheets, described in more detail below, and concludes with a list of references and resources for further reading. 

Spotlight Story: Glebe Collegiate Institute, Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB)

The story of what one Ontario secondary school is doing to reflect high-impact practices in mathematics classrooms and beyond.