Tiger Math
Title Tiger Math PDF eBook
Author Ann Whitehead Nagda
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Pages 29
Release 2014-04-01
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1466867221

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Learn to graph while following the growth of T.J., an orphaned Siberian tiger cub who is hand-raised at the Denver Zoo. T.J. is a Siberian tiger cub born at the Denver Zoo. One day he stops eating. The zoo staff tries to tempt him with treats, but he refuses them all. The staff doesn't give up, and finally their love and persistence pay off. T.J. grows up to be a huge, healthy tiger. The delightful pictures of T.J. and the heartwarming story of his life will charm young readers as they learn the basic math skills of graphing in Tiger Math by Ann Whitehead Nagda and Cindy Bickel. Those who like storybooks can read just the right-hand pages of this book. But those who want to know more can use the graphs on the left-hand pages to see exactly how T.J. grew.

Math Memories You Can Count on
Title Math Memories You Can Count on PDF eBook
Author Jo-Anne Lake
Publisher Pembroke Publishers Limited
Pages 130
Release 2009
Genre Education
ISBN 155138227X

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Explores ways to teach math principles using children`s books, shows how to connect children with real-world math, and encourages linking text with relevant manipulatives in a hands-on, minds-on, problem-solving environment. Book lists, suggested activities, assessment strategies. and reproducible graphic organizers are included. Primary level.

Chimp Math
Title Chimp Math PDF eBook
Author Ann Whitehead Nagda
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Pages 28
Release 2014-03-18
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1466866551

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Learn about different ways to measure time by following the growth of a baby chimp Late one night, a tiny chimpanzee is born at a zoo in Kansas. He seems very weak, and the staff is worried. Will he survive? When the mother shows no interest in her baby, a pediatrician comes in to care for the little chimp. The baby grows strong and healthy, and soon he is big enough to be moved to the Denver Zoo. He is named Jiggs after the doctor who saved him. Jiggs is a lot like human babies. He wears diapers. He plays with his toys. He loves his pets. And he learns all kinds of new skills as he gets older. Follow Jiggs as he grows from a wobbly infant to a wild and wonderful toddler. Along the way you can learn about clocks, calendars, time lines, and other ways of keeping time records, in Chimp Math, from Ann Whitehead Nagda and Cindy Bickel, the authors of Tiger Math and Polar Bear Math.

ENC Focus Review
Title ENC Focus Review PDF eBook
Pages 16
Release 2004
Genre Mathematics

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Core Collection for Children and Young Adults
Title Core Collection for Children and Young Adults PDF eBook
Author Rachel E. Schwedt
Publisher Scarecrow Press
Pages 218
Release 2008-09-11
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 0810866498

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With thousands of new volumes lining the shelves of bookstores, abundant advertisements, and innumerable online reviews, it is becoming increasingly difficulty for the concerned adult to recommend literature that is of quality, yet speaks to young audiences. Core Collection for Children and Young Adults presents the best in contemporary and classic literature for children and young adults. Every book listed in this reference has a concisely worded annotation, which is followed by headings designating awards the book has won, related subjects, and character themes. With more than 350 titles reviewed, this resource will prove invaluable for teachers, librarians, parents, collectors of children's books, and college students with an interest in juvenile literature, education, or child growth and development.

Teaching Young Children Mathematics
Title Teaching Young Children Mathematics PDF eBook
Author Janice Minetola
Publisher Routledge
Pages 425
Release 2013-09-11
Genre Education
ISBN 1136175431

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Teaching Young Children Mathematics provides a comprehensive overview of mathematics instruction in the early childhood classroom. Taking into account family differences, language barriers, and the presence of special needs students in many classrooms throughout the U.S., this textbook situates best practices for mathematics instruction within the larger frameworks of federal and state standards as well as contemporary understandings of child development. Key topics covered include: developmental information of conceptual understanding in mathematics from birth through 3rd grade, use of national and state standards in math, including the new Common Core State Standards, information for adapting ideas to meet special needs and English Language Learners, literacy connections in each chapter, ‘real-world’ connections to the content, and information for family connections to the content.

Best STEM Resources for NextGen Scientists
Title Best STEM Resources for NextGen Scientists PDF eBook
Author Jennifer L. Hopwood
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 291
Release 2015-06-30
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 1610697227

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Intended to support the national initiative to strengthen learning in areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, this book helps librarians who work with youth in school and public libraries to build better collections and more effectively use these collections through readers' advisory and programming. A versatile and multi-faceted guide, Best STEM Resources for NextGen Scientists: The Essential Selection and User's Guide serves as a readers' advisory and collection development resource for youth services and school librarians seeking to bring STEM-related titles into their collections and introduce teachers and young readers to them. This book not only guides readers to hundreds of the best STEM-related titles—fiction and non-fiction printed materials as well as apps, DVDs, websites, and games—it also includes related activities or programming ideas to help promote the use of the collection to patrons or students in storytime, afterschool programs, or passive library programs. After a detailed discussion of the importance of STEM and the opportunities librarians have for involvement, the book lists and describes best STEM resources for young learners. Resources are organized according to the reading audiences for which they are intended, from toddlers through teens, and the book includes annotated lists of both fiction and nonfiction STEM titles as well as graphic novels, digital products, and online resources. In addition, the author offers a selection of professional readings for librarians and media specialists who wish to further expand their knowledge.