Writing to Learn Mathematics

Author: Joan Countryman
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780435083298
Format: PDF, ePub
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Discusses how writing can improve student's reasoning skills.

Reading and Writing to Learn Mathematics

Author: Joseph G. R. Martinez
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205302840
Format: PDF
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"Written for elementary and middle school teachers who want to integrate reading and writing more effectively in their mathematics lessons, this guidebook offers practical and innovative ideas that will help sharpen student's problem solving and inductive reasoning skills." "Full of imaginative reading and writing exercises, this book will help you present difficult concepts in a clear and easy-to-understand format. Each exercise encourages student involvement and interaction while developing their cognitive skills, and will provide you with an effective, multi-dimensional tool for assessing student performance."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Algebra Out Loud

Author: Pat Mower
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787968984
Format: PDF, Docs
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Algebra Out Loud is a unique resource designed for mathematics instructors who are teaching algebra I and II. This easy-to-use resource is filled with illustrative examples, strategies, activities, and lessons that will help students more easily understand mathematical text and learn the skills they need to effectively communicate mathematical concepts. Algebra Out Loud's strategies and activities will give students the edge in learning how to summarize, analyze, present, utilize and retain mathematical content. The book offers proven writing activities that will engage the students in writing about algebraic vocabulary, processes, theorems, definitions, and graphs. Algebra Out Loud gives teachers the tools they need to help their students learn how to communicate about math ideas between student and teacher, student and peers, and student and the wider world. For quick access and easy use, the activities are printed in a big 8 1/2" x 11"format for photocopyin g and are organized into eight chapters.