Math Wise Over 100 Hands On Activities that Promote Real Math Understanding Grades K 8

Author: James L. Overholt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470583418
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A fun, easy-to-implement collection of activities that give elementary and middle-school students a real understanding of key math concepts Math is a difficult and abstract subject for many students, yet teachers need to make sure their students comprehend basic math concepts. This engaging activity book is a resource teachers can use to give students concrete understanding of the math behind the questions on most standardized tests, and includes information that will give students a firm grounding to work with more advanced math concepts. Contains over 100 activities that address topics like number sense, geometry, computation, problem solving, and logical thinking. Includes projects and activities that are correlated to National Math Education Standards Activities are presented in order of difficulty and address different learning styles Math Wise! is a key resource for teachers who want to teach their students the fundamentals that drive math problems.

Hands On Math

Author: Frances McBroom Thompson
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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This comprehensive resource addresses 93 basic math concepts and skills and promotes students' understanding of math by encouraging them to apply math concepts to their own lives. Over 275 games and activities are included.

Hands On Math Projects with Real Life Applications Grades 3 5

Author: Judith A. Muschla
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118039557
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Each easy-to-implement project includes background information for the teacher, project goals, math skills needed, a student guide with tips and strategies, and reproducible worksheets. Projects are designed to help students meet the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards and Focal Points, and chapters are organized to show how math relates to language, arts, science, etc.--demonstrating the importance of math in all areas of real life. In Part I, Chapter 1 offers an overview of how to incorporate math projects in the classroom. Chapter 2 provides a variety of classroom management suggestions, as well as teaching tips, and Chapter 3 offers ways teachers may evaluate project work. Each chapter also contains several reproducibles that are designed to help students master the procedural skills necessary for effective collaboration while working on projects. Part II, "The Projects," is divided into six separate sections: Section 1. Math and Science Section 2. Math and Social Studies Section 3. Math and Language Section 4. Math and Art and Music Section 5. Math and Fun and Recreation Section 6. Math and Life Skills

Calculus Without Tears

Author: Willliam Davis Flannery
Publisher: 1st Impression Publishing
ISBN: 9780976413806
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The first volume of a revolutionary new approach to learning calculus. Calculus Without Tears starts with computational calculus, which is not difficult, and provides a way for computing solutions to differential equations from the start. Calculus Without Tears is motivated by formulating and solving representative problems in physics and engineering.

Teaching STEM in the Early Years

Author: Sally Moomaw
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605542539
Format: PDF, ePub
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The foundation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education begins in the early years. This book provides more than ninety activities and learning center ideas that seamlessly integrate STEM throughout early childhood classrooms. These hands-on STEM experiences enhance cooking, art, and music activities, block play and sensory table exploration, and field trips and outdoor time. Information on assessment and early learning standards is also provided. Sally Moomaw, EdD, has spent much of her career researching and teaching STEM education. She is an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati and the author of several early education books.

Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics

Author: Liping Ma
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135149496
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Studies of teachers in the U.S. often document insufficient subject matter knowledge in mathematics. Yet, these studies give few examples of the knowledge teachers need to support teaching, particularly the kind of teaching demanded by recent reforms in mathematics education. Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics describes the nature and development of the knowledge that elementary teachers need to become accomplished mathematics teachers, and suggests why such knowledge seems more common in China than in the United States, despite the fact that Chinese teachers have less formal education than their U.S. counterparts. The anniversary edition of this bestselling volume includes the original studies that compare U.S and Chinese elementary school teachers’ mathematical understanding and offers a powerful framework for grasping the mathematical content necessary to understand and develop the thinking of school children. Highlighting notable changes in the field and the author’s work, this new edition includes an updated preface, introduction, and key journal articles that frame and contextualize this seminal work.

Preschool Math at Home Simple Activities to Build the Best Possible Foundation for Your Child

Author: Kate Snow
Publisher: Peace Hill Press
ISBN: 1942968744
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Giving your preschooler a great start in math doesn’t have to be complicated. Learn how to use fun but purposeful games and activities to give your young child the best possible foundation. Preschool Math at Home will guide you step-by-step as you introduce your preschooler to the world of numbers. Your child will develop a thorough understanding of the numbers up to ten, including: counting comparing and ordering numbers recognizing written numerals beginning addition and subtraction All of the activities are quick and playful, with lots of movement, manipulatives, and games. Each takes less than five minutes, with no special materials needed other than a few household items. Play each game several times for a full year of preschool math curriculum.

Adding It Up

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309132848
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Adding It Up explores how students in pre-K through 8th grade learn mathematics and recommends how teaching, curricula, and teacher education should change to improve mathematics learning during these critical years. The committee identifies five interdependent components of mathematical proficiency and describes how students develop this proficiency. With examples and illustrations, the book presents a portrait of mathematics learning: Research findings on what children know about numbers by the time they arrive in pre-K and the implications for mathematics instruction. Details on the processes by which students acquire mathematical proficiency with whole numbers, rational numbers, and integers, as well as beginning algebra, geometry, measurement, and probability and statistics. The committee discusses what is known from research about teaching for mathematics proficiency, focusing on the interactions between teachers and students around educational materials and how teachers develop proficiency in teaching mathematics.

Making Number Talks Matter

Author: Cathy Humphreys
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571109986
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Making Number Talks Matter is about the myriad decisions facing teachers as they make this fifteen-minute daily routine a vibrant and vital part of their mathematics instruction. Throughout the book, Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker offer practical ideas for using Number Talks to help students learn to reason numerically and build a solid foundation for the study of mathematics. This book will be an invaluable resource whether you are already using Number Talks or not; whether you are an elementary, middle school, high school, or college teacher; or even if you are a parent wanting to support your child with mathematics. Using insight gained from many years of doing Number Talks with students of all ages, Cathy and Ruth address questions to ask during Number Talks, teacher moves that turn the thinking over to students, the mathematics behind the various strategies, and ways to overcome bumps in the road. If you've been looking for ways to transform your mathematics classroom--to bring sense-making and divergent thinking to the foreground, to bring the Standards for Mathematical Practice to life, and to bring joy back into your instruction--this book is for you.