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Amusement Park Math: Ten-Minute Math Workouts

Amusement Park Math: Ten-Minute Math Workouts

by Michael Cain
     
 
Want to challenge your students at the start of every math class with word problems (such as those on national tests) without losing their interest and enthusiasm? Check out Amusement Park Math: A Ten-Minute Daily Math Adventure, a collection of more than 120 short math workouts for the intermediate and middle school classroom. Students will review important

Overview

Want to challenge your students at the start of every math class with word problems (such as those on national tests) without losing their interest and enthusiasm? Check out Amusement Park Math: A Ten-Minute Daily Math Adventure, a collection of more than 120 short math workouts for the intermediate and middle school classroom. Students will review important concepts including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, multiple operations, fractions, and decimals, and then tackle a word problem related to each skill reviewed. The word problems connect to one another to create a fascinating story that your students will love to learn more about as each day progresses. Exciting, interest-grabbing illustrations accompany each word problem, adding to your students' connection with the math being taught.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593632915
Publisher:
Prufrock Press
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,185,132
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

A veteran teacher with more than 19 years teaching experience, Michael Cain currently teaches middle school mathematics. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Cain was a nontraditional student. He worked full-time as a maintenance and construction foreman as he put himself through college. Cain also has a degree in art. He utilizes his work, art, and life experience in the classroom and in his written work.

In 1996, with some of his computer students, Cain created the award-winning mathematics game, “Absurd Math.” He has created more than 500 Internet learning applications.

Cain also has appeared as the on-camera instructor for a video math series on basic mathematics. He has worked as an online facilitator for PBS Teacherline and Mathline.

The father of four children, Cain has devoted his life to education and parenting.

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