Guide to Math Materials: Resources to Support the NCTM Standards

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Now it's easy to locate the materials you need to implement the new NCTM math standards. Organized by such math topics as problem solving, estimation, number sense and numeration, and geometry and spatial relationships, this book shows users where to find manipulatives and materials, such as attribute blocks, pattern blocks, clocks, scales, multilink cubes and prisms, calculators, and sorting toys. It also lists specialized math books, computer software, and a host of other learning materials (e.g., activity ...

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Overview

Now it's easy to locate the materials you need to implement the new NCTM math standards. Organized by such math topics as problem solving, estimation, number sense and numeration, and geometry and spatial relationships, this book shows users where to find manipulatives and materials, such as attribute blocks, pattern blocks, clocks, scales, multilink cubes and prisms, calculators, and sorting toys. It also lists specialized math books, computer software, and a host of other learning materials (e.g., activity cards, puzzles, posters, games, reproducibles). The author briefly describes each product, cites grade level when given, and explains possible applications. Products of exceptional quality and value are highlighted, and the addresses of publishers and suppliers are given. A real time-saver! Grades K-4.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563084911
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/1997
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Phyllis J. Perry is an award-winning author of more than forty books. Recipient of the Governor's Award for Excellence in Education, she is an active Colorado writer and educator.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Mathematics as Problem Solving 1
2 Mathematics as Communication 9
3 Mathematics as Reasoning 15
4 Mathematical Connections 25
5 Estimation 33
6 Number Sense and Numeration 39
7 Concepts of Whole Number Operations 47
8 Whole Number Computation 53
9 Geometry and Spatial Sense 59
10 Measurement 69
11 Statistics and Probability 77
12 Fractions and Decimals 83
13 Patterns and Relationships 91
14 Resources for Use Across the NCTM Standards 97
15 Addresses of Publishers and Suppliers 109
Subject Index 115
About the Author 127
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