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Math Wise! Over 100 Hands-On Activities that Promote Real Math Understanding, Grades K-8
     

Math Wise! Over 100 Hands-On Activities that Promote Real Math Understanding, Grades K-8

by James L. Overholt, Laurie Kincheloe
 

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A fun, easy-to-implement collection of activities that give elementary and middle-school students a real understanding of key math concepts

Math is a difficult and abstract subject for many students, yet teachers need to make sure their students comprehend basic math concepts. This engaging activity book is a resource teachers can use to give students concrete

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A fun, easy-to-implement collection of activities that give elementary and middle-school students a real understanding of key math concepts

Math is a difficult and abstract subject for many students, yet teachers need to make sure their students comprehend basic math concepts. This engaging activity book is a resource teachers can use to give students concrete understanding of the math behind the questions on most standardized tests, and includes information that will give students a firm grounding to work with more advanced math concepts.

  • Contains over 100 activities that address topics like number sense, geometry, computation, problem solving, and logical thinking.
  • Includes projects and activities that are correlated to National Math Education Standards
  • Activities are presented in order of difficulty and address different learning styles

Math Wise! is a key resource for teachers who want to teach their students the fundamentals that drive math problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470471999
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/08/2010
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,290,421
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Overholt, Ed.D., Professor of Education at California State University, Chico, has over 30 years of teaching experience. He is the coauthor of Math Stories for Problem Solving Success, Second Edition from Jossey-Bass.

Laurie Kincheloe, M.A., taught high school mathematics for 12 years and currently teaches mathematics at Butte College in Northern California. She has worked with K–12 students, parents, and teachers as a family math coordinator and as a mentor teacher.

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