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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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.

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470505175
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/8/2010
  • Series: JB-Ed: 5 Minute FUNdamentals Series , #16
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 252
  • Sales rank: 702,864
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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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Table of Contents

About This Book vii

About the Author xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Correlation with NCTM Process and Standards Grid xv

Section 1 What Doesn't Belong? 1

Section 2 What's Missing? 23

Section 3 Where Is It? 45

Section 4 Algebraic Pathways 63

Section 5 Squiggles 87

Section 6 Math Mystery Messages 109

Section 7 What Am I? 133

Section 8 Al-ge-grams 151

Section 9 Potpourri 173

Cooperative Games

Oral Team Problems

Mini-Investigations

Section 10 Calculator Explorations 195

Applications

Graphical Explorations

Suggested Resources 215

Answer Key 217

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2012

    Hate it

    I hate it i bought this to train me for ninth grade but its exactly the same as the sample it does not give any problems its not worth i wksh i could get my money back

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2012

    Is this a good book... i need to get my grades up?

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