**Tools:** |
**Descriptions:** |

Tool: Monitoring classroom interactions |
This tool presents a simple chart that can be used by a classroom observer to monitor how many times a teacher calls on each student and what types of questions s/he asks that student. |

Tool: Motivating students to learn mathematics |
This tool presents six strategies to motivate students to learn math. It also provides a chart that a teacher can use to ascertain that s/he is using a variety of strategies to teach each unit. |

Tool: Organizing a mathematics classroom |
This tool can help a beginning math teacher lay out her/his plans for organizing the classroom to maximize learning. It can then be used as an invitation for additional suggestions from a mentor or a colleague. |