Extending the Challenge in Mathematics: Developing Mathematical Promise in K-8 Students

Extending the Challenge in Mathematics: Developing Mathematical Promise in K-8 Students

by Linda Jensen Sheffield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761938516

ISBN-13: 9780761938514

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This guide provides the practical tips and tools educators need to help their mathematically promising students develop their potential to the fullest.  See more details below

Overview

This guide provides the practical tips and tools educators need to help their mathematically promising students develop their potential to the fullest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761938514
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Reproducible Forms
About the Author
1. Developing Mathematical Promise
What Is Mathematical Promise?
Who Are Mathematically Promising?
What Are the Goals of Mathematics Instructions?
How Might We Find and/or Create Good Problems to Explore?
What Models Might We Use to Increase the Numbers and Levels of Mathematically Promising Students?
How Should We Assess Success?
Structure of the Activities in This Book
2. Number and Operations
Investigation One: How Many Ways?
Investigation Two: Same Sums
Investigation Three: All in a Row
3. Algebra
Investigation One: Where Am I?
Investigation Two: Heads or Tails?
Investigation Three: Field of Dreams
4. Geometry and Measurement
Investigation One: Framed
Investigation Two: Shape Up
Investigation Three: Connect the Dots
5. Data Analysis and Probability
Investigation One: Who's Got the Button?
Investigation Two: On Your Mark
Investigation Three: Bull's-Eye
Resources
References
Index

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