Mathematics Activities for Elementary School Teachers: A Problem Solving Approach

Mathematics Activities for Elementary School Teachers: A Problem Solving Approach

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ISBN-13: 9780201613216
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/28/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 307
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 11.42(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Problem Solving
1(26)
Pictorial Patterns
2(1)
Number Patterns
3(2)
What's the Rule?
5(1)
Polygons and Diagonals
6(2)
Paper Powers
8(1)
The King's Problem
9(1)
When You Don't Know What To Do
10(2)
An Ancient Game
12(1)
Ten People in a Canoe
13(3)
Missing Person Reports
16(1)
Who Dunit?
17(1)
What's the Number?
18(1)
Eliminate the Impossible
19(2)
Candies, Couples, and a Quiz
21(1)
Magic Number Tricks
22(2)
What's the Last Card?
24(3)
Sets, Whole Numbers, and Functions
27(17)
Attribute Elimination
28(1)
Sort and Classify
29(1)
Attribute Matrix
30(2)
Difference Puzzles
32(1)
What's in the Loop?
33(1)
Loop de Loops
33(1)
What's in the Loops?
34(1)
Odd and Even Patterns
35
Multiplication Arrays
3(35)
Find the Missing Factor
38(2)
How Many Cookies?
40(1)
What's My Function?
41(3)
Whole Number Computation
44(20)
A Visit to Fouria
45(3)
Regrouping Numbers
48(2)
Find the Missing Numbers
50(1)
It All Adds Up
51(1)
What's the Difference?
52(2)
Multi-digit Multiplication
54(1)
Multi-digit Division
55(2)
Division Array
57(2)
Target Number
59(2)
Least and Greatest
61(3)
Integers and Number Theory
64(31)
Charged Particles
66(2)
Coin Counters
68(2)
Addition Patterns
70(1)
Subtracting Integers
71(2)
Subtraction Patterns
73(1)
A Clown on a Tightrope
74(2)
Multiplication and Division Patterns
76(1)
A Square Experiment
77(3)
A Sieve of Another Sort
80(3)
The Factor Game
83(4)
How Many Factors?
87(1)
Interesting Numbers
88(2)
Tiling With Squares
90(2)
Pool Factors
92(3)
Rational Numbers as Fractions
95(25)
What Is a Fraction?
96(2)
Equivalent Fractions
98(2)
How Big Is It?
100(1)
Fraction War
101(1)
What Comes First?
102(1)
Square Fractions
103(3)
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
106(3)
Multiplying Fractions
109(3)
Dividing Fractions
112(2)
People Proportions
114(3)
A Call to the Border
117(3)
Decimals, Percents, and Real Numbers
120(17)
What's My Name?
122(2)
Who's First?
124(1)
Race for the Flat
125(1)
Empty the Board
126(1)
Decimal Arrays
127(2)
Decimal Multiplication
129(1)
Target Number Revisited
130(1)
What Is Percent?
131(2)
What Does It Mean?
133(2)
Flex-it
135(2)
Probability
137(25)
What Are the Chances?
138(1)
The Spinner Game
139(2)
Numbers That Predict
141(3)
It's in the Bag
144(1)
Paper-Scissors-Rock
145(3)
What's the Distribution?
148(2)
Pascal's Probabilities
150(2)
Simulate It
152(2)
The Mystery Cube
154(2)
How Many Arrangements?
156(6)
Statistics: An Introduction
162(28)
Graphing m&m's®
163(4)
What's in the Bag?
167(1)
Gaps and Clusters
168(1)
Grouped Data
169(2)
What's the Average?
171(3)
Finger-Snapping Time
174(4)
The Weather Report
178(4)
Are Women Catching Up?
182(4)
To Change or Not to Change
186(4)
Introductory Geometry
190(23)
What's the Angle?
192(2)
Inside or Outside?
194(3)
Triangle Properties---Angles
197(2)
Angles on Pattern Blocks
199(2)
Sum of Interior/Exterior Angles
201(2)
Name That Polygon
203(1)
Spatial Visualization
204(3)
A View from the Top
207(2)
Map Coloring
209(4)
Constructions, Congruence, and Similarity
213(27)
Triangle Properties---Sides
214(2)
To Be or Not to Be Congruent?
216(3)
Paper Folding Construction
219(3)
Pattern Block Similarity
222(2)
Similar Triangles
224(1)
Outdoor Geometry
225(3)
Side Splitter Theorem
228(2)
Mysterious Midpoints
230(2)
Rectangles and Curves
232(8)
Concepts of Measurement
240(33)
Units of Measure
241(1)
Regular Polygons in a Row
242(4)
What's My Area?
246(3)
Areas of Polygons
249(1)
Pick's Theorem
250(2)
From Rectangles to Parallelograms
252(1)
From Parallelograms to Triangles
253(1)
From Parallelograms to Trapezoids
254(1)
Pythagorean Puzzles
255(1)
Right or Not?
256(2)
Now You See It, Now You Don't
258(2)
Surface Area
260(3)
Volume of a Rectangular Solid
263(2)
Pyramids and Cones
265(5)
Compare Volume to Surface Area
270(3)
Motion Geometry and Tessellations
273(1)
Slides, Flips, and Turns
274(3)
How Did You Do It?
277(2)
Double Flips
279(2)
Reflections
281(4)
Translations
285(2)
Transforgeo
287(2)
Rotations
289(2)
Glide Reflections
291(2)
Size Transformations
293(3)
Coordinate Transformations
296(2)
Cut It Out
298(3)
Draw It
301(1)
Tessellations
302
Appendix A-1

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