The Algebra Teacher's Activity-a-Day, Grades 6-12: Over 180 Quick Challenges for Developing Math and Problem-Solving Skills

The Algebra Teacher's Activity-a-Day, Grades 6-12: Over 180 Quick Challenges for Developing Math and Problem-Solving Skills

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by Frances McBroom Thompson Ed.D.
     
 

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The Algebra Teacher's Activity-a-Day offers dozens of quick, fun algebra activities, correlated with national math education standards, to help students practice problem-solving and algebra skills. Part of the 5-Minute FUNdamentals series, the book's "sponge" activities can be used as warm-ups, during down times, for homework or test prep, or just for fun.

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Overview

The Algebra Teacher's Activity-a-Day offers dozens of quick, fun algebra activities, correlated with national math education standards, to help students practice problem-solving and algebra skills. Part of the 5-Minute FUNdamentals series, the book's "sponge" activities can be used as warm-ups, during down times, for homework or test prep, or just for fun.

Inside this book you will discover:

  • Over 180 activities geared to various levels
  • Activities that encourage problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication
  • Intriguing and fun challenges like solving mystery messages, performing mini-investigations, and doing calculator explorations

As flexible as it is useful, The Algebra Teacher's Activity-a-Day covers a wide range of topics, skills, and ability levels, making it easy to choose whichever best suit your students' needs.

Praise for The Algebra Teacher's Activity-a-Day

"Frances Thompson continues to provide high-quality, useful, supplementary materials for algebra teachers at all levels."
James W. Wilson, Ph.D., professor of mathematics education, University of Georgia

"The Algebra Teacher's Activity-a-Day is an excellent addition to any Algebra I and II teacher's repertoire."
Ernest Oluwole Pratt, Ph.D., associate professor of education, Mount Union College, Ohio

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470505175
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/08/2010
Series:
JB-Ed: 5 Minute FUNdamentals Series, #16
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
1,431,325
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Frances McBroom Thompson, Ph.D., has taught mathematics at the junior and senior high school levels and was a professor of mathematics education at Texas Woman's University. She has served as a K-12 mathematics specialist, a curriculum developer, and a teacher trainer; and she is also the author of numerous articles and books on math education, including Hands-On Algebra and the Math Essentials series from Jossey-Bass.

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