Writing to Learn Mathematics

Author: Joan Countryman
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780435083298
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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, ePub, Docs
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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, Mobi
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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.

Geometry Out Loud

Author: Pat Mower, Ph.D.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787976019
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Geometry Out Loud is the second volume in the popular Math Out Loud series. Written for mathematics teachers of students in grades 8-12, 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. Geometry Out Loud outlines the progression of axiomatic geometry through transformational geometry and shows the differences in visual thinking that have occurred over the years. The book is filled with strategies and activities for learning geometry, numerous illustrative examples, and ready-to-use lessons. Geometry 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 photocopying, and are organized into eight chapters.

Writing in Math Class

Author: Marilyn Burns
Publisher: Math Solutions
ISBN: 0941355136
Format: PDF
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Arguing that students should be writing in math class, the author describes five types of writing assignments for math and presents student work to illustrate her approach and suggestions and tips for teachers.

Pre Algebra Out Loud

Author: Pat Mower
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118234030
Format: PDF
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An essential guide for teaching students in grades 5-9 how to write about math Learning to read and write efficiently regarding mathematics helps students to understand content at a deeper level. In this third book in the popular math 'Out Loud' series, Mower provides a variety of reading and writing strategies and activities suitable for elementary and middle school pre-algebra courses, covering such key skills as integers and exponents, fractions, decimals and percents, graphing, statistics, factoring, evaluating expressions, geometry and the basics of equations. Includes dozens of classroom tested strategies and techniques Shows how reading and writing can be incorporated in any math class to improve math skills Provides unique, fun activities that will keep students interested and make learning stick This important guide offers teachers easy-to-apply lessons that will help students develop a deeper understanding of mathematics.