Susan O'Connell has decades of experience supporting teachers in making sense of mathematics and effectively shifting how they teach. As a former elementary teacher, reading specialist, and math specialist, Sue knows what it's like in the classroom and her background is evident throughout her work as she unpacks best practices in a clear, practical, and upbeat way. She is the coauthor of the bestselling Putting the Practices Into Action, Mastering the Basic Math Facts in Addition and Subtraction, and Mastering the Basic Math Facts in Multiplication and Division. She served as editor of Heinemann's popular Math Process Standards series and also wrote the bestselling Now I Get It. Sue is a nationally known speaker and education consultant who currently directs Quality Teacher Development, an organization committed to providing outstanding math professional development for schools and districts across the country. Click here to watch Sue talk about the links between reading and math. Connect with Sue on Twitter @SueOConnellMath
Introduction to Problem Solving, Grades PreK-2by Susan O'Connell
NCTM's Process Standards support teaching that helps children develop independent, effective mathematical thinking. The books in the Heinemann Math Process Standards Series give every primary teacher the opportunity to explore each standard in depth. With language and examples that don't require prior math training to understand, the series offers friendly,… See more details below
NCTM's Process Standards support teaching that helps children develop independent, effective mathematical thinking. The books in the Heinemann Math Process Standards Series give every primary teacher the opportunity to explore each standard in depth. With language and examples that don't require prior math training to understand, the series offers friendly, reassuring advice and ready-to-use examples to any teacher ready to embrace the Process Standards.
In Introduction to Problem Solving, Susan O'Connell highlights practical techniques for making problem solving doable for your students. O'Connell eases you into problem solving, giving you an array of entry points for understanding, planning, and teaching, including strategies that help students develop the mathematical thinking necessary to discover effective approaches for solving a wide range of math problems.
The book and accompanying CD-ROM are filled with activities that are
- modifiable for immediate use with students of all levels
- customizable to match your specific lessons.
In addition, a correlation guide helps you match the math content you teach with the mathematical processes it utilizes.
If problem solving is a problem you'd like to solve, or if you're simply looking for new ways to work the problem-solving standards into your curriculum, read, dog-ear, and teach with Introduction to Problem Solving. And if you'd like to learn about any of NCTM's process standards, or if you're looking for new, classroom-tested ways to address them in your math teaching, look no further than Heinemann's Math Process Standards Series. You'll find them explained in the most understandable and practical way: from one teacher to another.
- Publication date:
- Math Process Standards Series, Grades PreK-2 Series
- Edition description:
- Includes CD-Rom Classroom Resource
- Product dimensions:
- 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.41(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 - 7 Years
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