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

Overview

Fun-filled math problems that put the emphasis on problem-solving strategies and reasoning

The Algebra Teacher's Activity-a-Day offers activities for test prep, warm-ups, down time, homework, or just for fun. These unique activities are correlated with national math education standards and emphasize problem-solving strategies and logical reasoning skills. In many of the activities, students are encouraged to communicate their different ...

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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

Fun-filled math problems that put the emphasis on problem-solving strategies and reasoning

The Algebra Teacher's Activity-a-Day offers activities for test prep, warm-ups, down time, homework, or just for fun. These unique activities are correlated with national math education standards and emphasize problem-solving strategies and logical reasoning skills. In many of the activities, students are encouraged to communicate their different approaches to other students in the class.

  • Filled with dozens of quick and fun algebra activities that can be used inside and outside the classroom
  • Designed to help students practice problem-solving and algebra skills

The activities address a wide range of topics, skills, and ability levels, so teachers can choose whichever best suit the students' needs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470616048
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/5/2010
  • Series: JB-Ed: 5 Minute FUNdamentals , #16
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 252
  • File size: 5 MB

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.

About the Author.

Acknowledgments.

Correlation with NCTM Process and Standards Grid.

Section 1. What Doesn't Belong?

Section 2. What’s Missing?

Section 3. Where Is It?

Section 4. Algebraic Pathways.

Section 5. Squiggles.

Section 6. Math Mystery Messages.

Section 7. What Am I?

Section 8. Al-ge-grams.

Section 9. Potpourri.

Cooperative Games.

Oral Team Problems.

Mini-Investigations.

Section 10. Calculator Explorations.

Applications.

Graphical Explorations.

Suggested Resources.

Answer Key.

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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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    Posted June 27, 2012

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

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