Read Any Good Math Lately?: Children's Books for Mathematical Learning, K-6 / Edition 1

Read Any Good Math Lately?: Children's Books for Mathematical Learning, K-6 / Edition 1

by David Whitin, Sandra Wilde
     
 

ISBN-10: 0435083341

ISBN-13: 9780435083342

Pub. Date: 07/06/1992

Publisher: Heinemann

Children's books provide an authentic context for using mathematics. They celebrate mathematics as a language for describing and framing our world. And they are also a nonthreatening vehicle for investigating a variety of mathematical concepts and relationships.

Read Any Good Math Lately? acquaints readers with some of the best children's literature

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Overview

Children's books provide an authentic context for using mathematics. They celebrate mathematics as a language for describing and framing our world. And they are also a nonthreatening vehicle for investigating a variety of mathematical concepts and relationships.

Read Any Good Math Lately? acquaints readers with some of the best children's literature containing a mathematical subtext, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, books of games and puzzles, books that reflect different cultures. The titles are diverse, but they all address a range of mathematical topics: place value, estimation, large numbers, geometry, measurement, fractions, classification, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Plus comprehensive bibliographies of books for all ages are provided for further exploration.

Filled with children's work and numerous classroom scenarios, Read Any Good Math Lately? demonstrates the rich potential literature holds for engaging learners in a variety of mathematical investigations. It is an invitation to teachers, parents, and librarians to make the reading and sharing of good literature a natural part of mathematics teaching and learning.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780435083342
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/06/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
Sales rank:
1,086,589
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range:
5 - 11 Years

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