|Edition description:||Second Edition|
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About the Author
Hope Martin is an innovative mathematics teacher with over 40 years of experience. Having worked with children in elementary, middle school, and high school, and with teachers in local universities, she is currently a private consultant facilitating workshops across the United States and Canada. Hope, who was born and raised in the Bronx, New York, began her teaching career in Skokie, Illinois and obtained her Masters Degree in Mathematics Education from Northeastern Illinois University. Hope’s personal experiences and knowledge of educational learning theories have convinced her that students learn mathematics more effectively when they are active participants and see its relevance to their own lives.
Table of Contents
PrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorNCTM Standards Table1. Investigations: Estimation, Large Numbers, and Numeration Introduction $1,000,000 Long How Many Strides to Walk Around the Earth? Rectangles and Factors Venn Diagrams: LCM and GCF Dessert for a Crowd 5 x 5 Puzzle Cents Chocolate Chip Cookies Music and Fractions Mathematical Palindromes2. Active Algebra Introduction Patterns, Patterns, Patterns Algebra Jokes The M & M Mystery Algebra Match Inequality Number Line Match Mind Reading or Algebra?3. Geometry: Our Mathematical Window to the World Introduction Folding a Tangram Making a Tangram Quilt Pentominoes Open-Top Boxes Explorations With Cereal Boxes The Painted Cube Cubes That Grow4. The Measure of Mathematics Introduction Just How Big Is the Statue of Liberty? Gummi Worms What Happened 1,000,000 Seconds Ago? How Long Would It Take to Walk to China? Through the Center of the Earth Shoe Length vs. Height Eggs Ceterea5. Data Collection and Probability Introduction Super Survey What Is Your Favorite Subject? Stars of the NBA Dice and Probability Is This Game Fair? Dinosaurs and ProbabilityInteractive Web Sites to Make Math/Technology ConnectionsBibliography