How Math Works

Author: G. Arnell Williams
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442218762
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Math is a subject many people find intimidating. But many don’t understand the history of math and how it came to be what it is today. Here, G. Arnell Williams illuminates, in plain and simple terms, how we got the math we use today, the math our children learn, and the math we struggle at times to explain.

Patterns in Arithmetic Book 2

Author: Suki Glenn
Publisher: Pattern Press
ISBN: 9780972924832
Format: PDF, ePub
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The book is about how to teach arithmetic using an inquiry method. A childs innate love of learning is encouraged through hands-on exploration, discovery, and the creation of models. The Parent/Teacher Guide is a collection of lessons, games, activities, Black Line Masters, and an answer key to the student workbook. The Subjects covered are subtraction, multiplication, division, regrouping in addition, patterns, fractions, place value into the thousands, and other general math topics. This mathematics program was developed and successfully used at the University of California, Irvine Farm Elementary School.

The Parents Guide to Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Veronica Bidwell
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784503088
Format: PDF, ePub
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Packed full of advice and practical strategies for parents and educators, this book is a one-stop-shop for supporting children with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). Part one introduces a spectrum of SpLDs, ranging from poor working memory, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, through to ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), Specific Language Impairment and Visual Processing Difficulty. It explains clearly what each difficulty is, how it can affect a child's learning and how to help a child to succeed despite their difficulties. Part two includes a host of tips, tools and strategies to support your child's efforts in areas such as reading, writing, spelling and handwriting, as well as advice on motivation, confidence and managing life's setbacks. Written by an experienced Educational Psychologist, this is the perfect guide for parents and carers who are looking for ways to support their child's learning, as well as for educators and teachers looking for advice on how to differentiate lessons and motivate pupils with SpLDs.

Partnership In Maths Parents And Schools

Author: Ruth Merttens
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135721645
Format: PDF
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Written by authors well known in their fields, Merttens and Vass bring together diverse and different views on IMPACT of wide reading appeal. In the current economy, should teachers be regarded as producers and parents as consumers? There is no issue in education more urgent than that concerning the relationships between parents, teachers and children. The IMPACT project involves individuals concerned with formal maths education including students, teachers, parents, governors, researchers, inspectors and education offcers. Its primary aim is to bring together parents and children so they share regular maths activities together, the results of which are brought back into class to inform the following week's work. IMPACT is also an initiative in maths INSET training and a form of monitoring.; The book is aimed at therapists, educational psychologists, education students, teachers, academics, parents, governors, inspectors and education officers.

Patterns in Arithmetic

Author: Suki Glenn
Publisher: Pattern Press
ISBN: 9780972924856
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The student workbook accompanies the parent/teacher guide. It has worksheets and practice pages needed for a complete program. Subjects covered are subtraction, multiplication, division, regrouping in addition, patterns, fractions, place value into the thousands, and other general math topics. A child's innate love of learning is encouraged through hands-on exploration, discovery, and the creation of models. This mathematics program was developed and successfully used at the University of California, Irvine Farm Elementary School.

Common Core Math For Parents For Dummies with Videos Online

Author: Christopher Danielson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119013933
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides help for frustrated parents used to doing math “the old way” by explaining what and how their children are learning in the Common Core math curriculum, including sample problems and tips for more effectively communicating with teachers. Original.

Primary Mathematics Curriculum Guide

Author: Harvey Blair
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134138903
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is a curriculum guide that gives trainee teachers the opportunity to follow a tried and tested primary mathematics curriculum course. The text is easy to follow, up-to-date with good current practice and utilizes materials produced by the DfEE for teachers. It includes interactive tasks to enhance understanding, tasks to consolidate learning at the reader's own level and pace, a full bibliography for further reading, common misconceptions which the reader will find in children's work, and a detailed look at the National Numeracy Strategy (NNS) and the mathematics National Curriculum. The text will provide a firm foundation for teaching mathematics to primary school children and give the reader genuine confidence in their teaching. The text has been piloted by students following a distance learning primary PGCE and revised in line with their comments. The intention of the book is to provide secure subject knowledge for mathematics alongside an understanding of the ways in which children learn mathematics.

A Parents Guide To Primary School

Author: Elizabeth Grahamslaw
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0753547384
Format: PDF, ePub
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Education is an obsession for parents and children alike and parents will worry about anything to do with their children's schooling, from which school to choose and when their child should start to what they need to learn and how they'll cope in the playground. Schools are crying out for parents to become more involved in their children's education. A Parents' Guide to Primary School contains indispensable advice on: - Pre-school and choosing the right primary school - Getting ready for school and the first day - The curriculum, SATs, homework and the importance of parents' involvement in their children's learning - Discipline and bullying - Governors and the PTA - how to get involved - Parents' evenings and reports - Extracurricular activities - Special needs - Moving on - preparing for secondary school