Anno's Math Games III
Title Anno's Math Games III PDF eBook
Author Mitsumasa Anno
Publisher Putnam Juvenile
Pages 108
Release 1997
Genre Mathematical recreations
ISBN 9780698116733

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Picture puzzles, games, and simple activities introduce the mathematical concepts of abstract thinking, circuitry, geometry, and topology.



Worth a Thousand Words
Title Worth a Thousand Words PDF eBook
Author Bette D. Ammon
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 227
Release 1996-09-15
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 0313090130

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This guide provides a single-source, comprehensive listing of a fascinating and helpful group of books-picture books for older readers. A multitude of ideas about how to use them in the classroom supplements this list of carefully selected quality fiction and nonfiction books that focuses on universal themes, appeals to all ages, addresses important issues, and is accessible to multiple learning styles. Picture books aren't just for the very young. Innovative educators and parents have used them for years with readers of all ages and reading levels, knowing that students comprehend more from the visual-verbal connections these books offer. They are great tools for teaching visual literacy and writing skills; are effective with reluctant readers, ESL students, and those reading below grade level; and can easily be used to support various curriculum. This guide provides a single-source, comprehensive listing of a fascinating and helpful group of books and a multitude of ideas about how to use them in the classroom. The authors have carefully selected quality fiction and nonfiction that focus on universal themes, appeal to all ages, treat important issues, and are accessible to multiple learning styles.



Literature for Science and Mathematics
Title Literature for Science and Mathematics PDF eBook
Author DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher DIANE Publishing
Pages 145
Release 1998
Genre
ISBN 0788141996

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Representing the perspectives of educators in both the science and mathematics communities, this publication is intended to serve as a resource for teachers of students in kindergarten through grade 12 in choosing science- and mathematics-related literature for their schools and classrooms. It contains over 1,000 annotated entries on the physical sciences, earth sciences, life sciences, and mathematics. Formatted for easy use, each entry provides information on the author, publisher and publication date, type of literature, subject emphasis, suggested grade span, and illustrations.



Writing Math
Title Writing Math PDF eBook
Author Sharon Z. Draznin
Publisher Good Year Books
Pages 244
Release 1995
Genre Education
ISBN 9780673361271

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Containing ten thematic units, one for each month of the school year, this book provides hands-on projects that integrate maths and language arts. The activities involve children with manipulatives and show how maths is part of our everyday experiences.



Fostering Children's Mathematical Power
Title Fostering Children's Mathematical Power PDF eBook
Author Arthur J. Baroody
Publisher Routledge
Pages 621
Release 1998-09-01
Genre Education
ISBN 1135674051

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Teachers have the responsibility of helping all of their students construct the disposition and knowledge needed to live successfully in a complex and rapidly changing world. To meet the challenges of the 21st century, students will especially need mathematical power: a positive disposition toward mathematics (curiosity and self confidence), facility with the processes of mathematical inquiry (problem solving, reasoning and communicating), and well connected mathematical knowledge (an understanding of mathematical concepts, procedures and formulas). This guide seeks to help teachers achieve the capability to foster children's mathematical power - the ability to excite them about mathematics, help them see that it makes sense, and enable them to harness its might for solving everyday and extraordinary problems. The investigative approach attempts to foster mathematical power by making mathematics instruction process-based, understandable or relevant to the everyday life of students. Past efforts to reform mathematics instruction have focused on only one or two of these aims, whereas the investigative approach accomplishes all three. By teaching content in a purposeful context, an inquiry-based fashion, and a meaningful manner, this approach promotes chilren's mathematical learning in an interesting, thought-provoking and comprehensible way. This teaching guide is designed to help teachers appreciate the need for the investigative approach and to provide practical advice on how to make this approach happen in the classroom. It not only dispenses information, but also serves as a catalyst for exploring, conjecturing about, discussing and contemplating the teaching and learning of mathematics.



Math through Children's Literature
Title Math through Children's Literature PDF eBook
Author Kathryn Braddon
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 237
Release 1993-02-15
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 0313077800

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Use children's literature as a springboard to successful mathematical literacy. This book contains summaries of books, each related to the NCTM Standards, that will help children gain familiarity with and an understanding of mathematical concepts. Each chapter has classroom-tested activities and a bibliography of additional books to further expand student learning.



A to Zoo
Title A to Zoo PDF eBook
Author Rebecca L. Thomas
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 3583
Release 2018-06-21
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN

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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. Generations of savvy librarians and educators have relied on this detailed subject guide to children's picture books for all aspects of children's services, and this new edition does not disappoint. Covering more than 18,000 books published through 2017, it empowers users to identify current and classic titles on topics ranging from apples to zebras. Organized simply, with a subject guide that categorizes subjects by theme and topic and subject headings arranged alphabetically, this reference applies more than 1,200 intuitive (as opposed to formal catalog) subject terms to children's picture books, making it both a comprehensive and user-friendly resource that is accessible to parents and teachers as well as librarians. It can be used to identify titles to fill in gaps in library collections, to find books on particular topics for young readers, to help teachers locate titles to support lessons, or to design thematic programs and story times. Title and illustrator indexes, in addition to a bibliographic guide arranged alphabetically by author name, further extend access to titles.