Math Starters!: 5- To 10-Minute Activities That Make Kids Think, Grades 6-12

Math Starters!: 5- To 10-Minute Activities That Make Kids Think, Grades 6-12

by Judith A. Muschla, Gary Robert Muschla
     
 

Here is a super collection of over 650 ready-to-use math starters that get kids quickly focused and working on math as soon as they enter your classroom! Perfect for any math curriculum, these high-interest problems spark involvement in the day's lesson, help students build skills, and allow you to handle daily management tasks without wasting valuable

Overview

Here is a super collection of over 650 ready-to-use math starters that get kids quickly focused and working on math as soon as they enter your classroom! Perfect for any math curriculum, these high-interest problems spark involvement in the day's lesson, help students build skills, and allow you to handle daily management tasks without wasting valuable instructional time.For easy use, all of the math-starter problems are printed in a big 8-1/4" x 11" lay-flat format for photocopying and organized into two parts: Part I, "Making Math Starters a Part of Your Program" gives you practical suggestions for implementing math starters in your teaching routine, and Part II, "Math Starters" provides six collections of math-starter problems related to six major areas of secondary math, including: Whole Numbers: Theory & Operations; Fractions, Decimals & Percents; Measurement; Geometry; Algebra; and Potpourri.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876285664
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Gary Robert Muschla has over 23 years' experience as a classroom teacher. He is a member of the Authors Guild and the National Writers Association and currently teaches at Appleby School in Sportswood, NJ. Judith A. Muschla has been a mathematics teacher in South River, NJ, for the past 23 years. She was the recipient of the 1990-91 Governor's Teacher Recognition Program Award in New Jersey. The Muschlas previously co-authored The Math Teacher's Book of Lists (Prentice Hall, 1995), and Hands-on Math Projects with Real-Life Applications (The Center for Applied Research in Education, 1996).

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