Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics, Grades 5-8

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Deepen your mathematics understanding with access to professional development workshops with legendary mathematician John Van de Walle.

Based on the best-selling series for grades K-8, The Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series, educators now have access to the student-centered, problem-based approach to mathematics on video with the Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics eBook Series. Each of the three grade band eBook DVDs, K-3, 3-5 and 5-8, feature grade specific lessons in action, personal interviews with the author, instructional tips and strategies, and more.

What makes the eBook so unique?

  • From the Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series
  • Hear legendary mathematician, John Van de Walle speak about the Big Ideas in each chapter through a series of personal interviews.
  • See excerpts from Van de Walle's professional development workshops without leaving the comfort of your home or school.
  • Observe lessons in action through video of classrooms.
  • Explore tips and activities you can use in your classroom.

The eBook is available for purchase in the following package configurations:

  • Single License Package (e-Book DVD & Book): Users with a DVD computer drive can take advantage of the larger video windows available in this single-user, single-disc package.
  • School Network License Package (e-Book DVD & Book): This version will give all teachers within a single school access to this rich professional-development tool. Once installed, the school network version allows for multiple access and progressive downloading across a Local Area Network (LAN).*
  • District Network License Package (e-Book DVD & Book): This package is the most economical way for a district or school board to purchase for multiple schools. This network-installable version allows for multiple access and progressive downloading across a LAN or high-speed Wide Area Network.

*For order information, including pricing, please contact your local sales representative.

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Table of Contents

1. Foundations of Student-Centered Instruction.

2. Flexible Strategies for Whole-Number Computation.

3. Fraction Concepts and Computation.

4. Decimal and Percents Concepts and Computation.

5. Extending the Number System.

6. Developing Concepts of Ratio and Proportion.

7. Geometric Thinking and Geometric Concepts.

8. Developing Measurement Concepts.

9. Algebraic Reasoning.

10. Exploring Functions.

11. Exploring Data Analysis.

12. Exploring Concepts of Probability.

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