Write for Mathematics / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- SAGE Publications
Addressing NCTM standards, this second edition offers a wide range of practical writing strategies to help students deepen their understanding of mathematical concepts and theories.
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About the Author
Evelyn Rothstein has been an educational consultant specializing in teaching writing across the curriculum for the past twenty years. With a background in classroom teaching and a specialization in linguistics and language development, she has trained teachers and implemented her strategy-based Writing As Learning and Write for Mathematics programs in hundreds of schools and school districts throughout the United States. She is the author of numerous books and articles, including Writing as Learning and Write for Mathematics. Rothstein is a graduate of the City University of New York and Teachers College, Columbia University with degrees in education, speech, reading, and psycholinguistics.
Dr. Gerald Lauber, currently Chief Operating Officer of the National Urban Alliance previously served as superintendent in three New York State school districts, where he initiated programs to meet the needs of diverse student populations while stabilizing long-range fiscal plans. Under his administration, state-of-the-art computer assisted instructional programs, as well as innovative writing and mathematics programs were put into place. As President and CEO of Purewater Sciences and Melric Technologies he developed a corporate perspective on what schools must provide to prepare children for success in the workplace and the world in which they live. Dr. Lauber's writings have appeared in Electronic School, THE Journal, American School Boards Journal , New York Slate Education, Viewpoints, Newsday and other publications. Dr. Lauber co-authored Writing as Learning and Write for Mathematics and makes numerous presentations for school districts across the country. Dr. Lauber has an MA and MED in School Administration from Teachers College and an Ed.D. in Systems Administration from New York University.
Table of ContentsPrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbout the Authors1. Writing and Mathematics: An Introduction2. Taxonomies: The Words and Symbols of Mathematics3. Composing With Keywords: Mathematical Word Play4. Metacognition for Mathematical Thinking5. Defining Format for Mathematical Clarity6. Morphology and Etymology for Expanding Mathematical Vocabulary7. Profiles and Frames for Organizing Mathematical Information8. Reasons, Procedures, and Results to Explain Mathematical Ideas and Concepts9. Who’s Who in Mathematics for Biographies and Careers Related to Mathematics10. Where in the World for Relating Geography to Mathematics11. Personifications and Interactions for Knowledge and Humor12. Mathematically Literate: Knowing, Applying, and Communicating MathematicsResource A: Rubrics for Writing for MathematicsResource B: Reproducible Templates for StudentsBibliographyIndex