Conceptual Strategies

  • Strategies to help build a basic comprehension of mathematical concepts, operations, and relations

  • Encourage student discussion

  • Using manipulatives and using models

Procedural Strategies

  • Ability to apply procedures accurately, efficiently, and flexible

  • The ability to transfer procedures to different problems and contexts

  • The ability to recognize when one strategy or procedure is more appropriate than the other

  • The ability to make critical judgments about which procedures or strategies are appropriate for use in particular situations

Instructional Technology Strategies

  • Appropriate use of technology to support mathematical understanding

  • Using technology to develop higher order thinking skills