Introduction to Representation, Grades 6-8 (The Math Process Standards Series)

Overview If you need to better understand how students represent their thinking, oir if you're simply looking for ne woays to work the reoresentaion standard into our cuirriculum, read, dog-ear, and teach with . The book and accompanying CD-ROM are filled with activities that are modifiable for immediate use with students of all levels, and customizableto match your specific lessons. Read More Show Less See more details below
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Overview

If you need to better understand how students represent their thinking, oir if you're simply looking for ne woays to work the reoresentaion standard into our cuirriculum, read, dog-ear, and teach with .

The book and accompanying CD-ROM are filled with activities that are

  • modifiable for immediate use with students of all levels, and
  • customizableto match your specific lessons.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780325013879
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 4/3/2008
  • Series: Math Process Standard Series, Grades 6-8 Series
  • Edition description: Includes CD-ROM
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,400,770
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Bonnie Ennis is coauthor of Introduction to Representation (Grades K - 2 and 3 - 5), part of Heinemann's Math Process Standards Series. A math teacher for twenty-three years, she is currently the coordinator for math instruction in the Wicomico County Public Schools. She is also an adjunct instructor at Salisbury University and a member of the Board of Directors for both the Maryland Council of Supervisors of Mathematics and the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Susan O'Connell is the coauthor of 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 was the author of its Introduction to Problem Solving and Introduction to Communication books. Sue also wrote the bestselling Now I Get It (Heinemann 2005). Sue O'Connell has years of experience as a classroom teacher, instructional specialist, district school improvement specialist, and university PDS coordinator. She is a nationally known speaker and education consultant, providing math professional development for schools and districts across the country.

Kimberly Witeck is coauthor of Introduction to Representation (Grades PreK - 2 and 3 - 5), part of Heinemann's Math Process Standards Series. A former elementary teacher and peer instructional coach, she is a Title I Math Teacher in Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. She conducts parent education workshops and professional staff development, presenting at workshops and conferences. She lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband and two children.

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Table of Contents

NCTM Process Standards and Expectations

Introduction The Representation Standard 1

1 How Representations Support Learning 13

2 Using Manipulatives to Model and Illustrate Key Math Concepts 35

3 Using Pictures and Diagrams to Represent Mathematical Thinking 50

4 Using Numbers and Symbols to Represent Mathematical Ideas 66

5 Using Tables and Graphs to Record, Organize, and Communicate Ideas 78

6 Assessing Students' Representations 88

7 Representation Across the Content Standards 97

Conclusion: Accepting the Challenge 115

Resources for Teachers 123

References 126

About the CD-ROM 127

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