Math Problem Solvers

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Learning math can be fun and challenging! This activity book provides students the opportunity to apply a multitude of math skills to solve problems, puzzles, and logic riddles. The standards-based problem-solving strategies addressed in this book include drawing a picture, looking for a pattern, guessing and checking, acting it out, making a table or a list, and working backwards. Each strategy is presented in a separate chapter and includes a description and practice activities specifically designed to address ...
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Overview

Learning math can be fun and challenging! This activity book provides students the opportunity to apply a multitude of math skills to solve problems, puzzles, and logic riddles. The standards-based problem-solving strategies addressed in this book include drawing a picture, looking for a pattern, guessing and checking, acting it out, making a table or a list, and working backwards. Each strategy is presented in a separate chapter and includes a description and practice activities specifically designed to address it. One chapter includes mixed practice so students can choose the strategies they feel would solve the problem most efficiently. Using interesting and engaging challenges and puzzles encourages your students to become mathematical thinkers and expert problem solvers--all while meeting the standards set forth by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593630263
  • Publisher: Prufrock Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2005
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Colleen Kessler is an Elementary Gifted Intervention Specialist in Northeast Ohio. She currently teaches second- and third-grade gifted students in Pepper Pike, OH. Kessler earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Cleveland State University in 1997. She earned a master’s degree in Gifted Education from Kent State University in 2002. Kessler believes the best education is fun, motivating, and engaging for students and strives to provide such an environment for her students. She has been teaching for 7 years. Kessler lives in Twinsburg, OH, with her husband and son.
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