Mathematical Practices, Mathematics for Teachers: Activities, Models, and Real-Life Examples / Edition 1

Mathematical Practices, Mathematics for Teachers: Activities, Models, and Real-Life Examples / Edition 1

by Ron Larson, Robyn Silbey
     
 


To become a successful mathematics teacher, you must first become a successful mathematics student. Ron Larson and Robyn Silbey's first edition of MATHEMATICAL PRACTICES, MATHEMATICS FOR TEACHERS: ACTIVITIES, MODELS, AND REAL-LIFE EXAMPLES helps students aspire to be the best educators they can be. Peruse the book and you'll find Classroom Activities… See more details below

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To become a successful mathematics teacher, you must first become a successful mathematics student. Ron Larson and Robyn Silbey's first edition of MATHEMATICAL PRACTICES, MATHEMATICS FOR TEACHERS: ACTIVITIES, MODELS, AND REAL-LIFE EXAMPLES helps students aspire to be the best educators they can be. Peruse the book and you'll find Classroom Activities integrated into each section; modeling Examples that ask students how to model math concepts in the classroom; real-life Examples that model math concepts students will encounter in their everyday lives; and finally, to frame Ron and Robyn's approach, Common Core State Standards relevant to each lesson to provide future teachers with the knowledge of what their students should know at various grade levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285447100
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


1. PROBLEM SOLVING. Problem-Solving Strategies. More Problem-Solving Strategies. Reasoning and Logic. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 2. SETS AND NUMERAL SYSTEMS. Sets. Whole Numbers. Number Lines and Numeral Systems. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 3. OPERATIONS WITH WHOLE NUMBERS. Adding Whole Numbers. Subtracting Whole Numbers. Multiplying Whole Numbers. Dividing Whole Numbers. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 4. EXPONENTS AND ESTIMATION. Mental Math and Estimation. Exponents. Order of Operations. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 5. NUMBER THEORY. Divisibility Tests. Primes and Composites. Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 6. FRACTIONS. Fractions. Adding and Subtracting Fractions. Multiplying and Dividing Fractions. Ratio and Proportion. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 7. DECIMALS AND PERCENTS. Decimals. Adding and Subtracting Decimals. Multiplying and Dividing Decimals. Percents. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 8. INTEGERS. Integers. Adding and Subtracting Integers. Multiplying and Dividing Integers. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 9. RATIONAL NUMBERS AND REAL NUMBERS. Rational Numbers. Solving Equations Using Rational Numbers. Real Numbers. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 10. POLYGONS AND POLYHEDRA. Triangles. Quadrilaterals. Polygons and Tessellations. Polyhedra. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 11. MEASUREMENT. Standard and Nonstandard Units. Perimeter and Area of Polygons. Surface Area of a Polyhedron. Volume of a Polyhedron. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 12. CIRCLES AND CIRCULAR SOLIDS. Circumference and Area of Circles. Surface Area of Circular Solids. Volume of Circular Solids. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 13. CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY. Congruence of Triangles. Similarity. Construction Techniques. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 14. TRANSFORMATIONS. Translations and Rotations. Reflections. Dilations and Scale Drawings. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 15. COORDINATE GEOMETRY. The Coordinate Plane and Distance. Slope of a Line. Equations in Two Variables. Functions. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 16. PROBABILITY. Introduction to Probability. Counting Techniques. Independent and Dependent Events. Expected Value. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. 17. STATISTICS. Graphs of Data. Measure of Central Tendency. Variation. Other Types of Graphs. Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, and Chapter Test. Answers. Index.

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