Tessellation Teaching Masters

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Author: Dale Seymour

Publisher: Dale Seymour Publication

ISBN: 9780866514620

Category: Education

Page: 288

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"This book of tessellation designs is a resource for the teacher or student of geometric patterns." (Introduction).

Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education

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Author: Louise Grinstein,Sally I. Lipsey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136787224

Category: Education

Page: 912

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First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Spherical Models

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Author: Magnus J. Wenninger

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486143651

Category: Mathematics

Page: 176

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Well-illustrated, practical approach to creating star-faced spherical forms that can serve as basic structures for geodesic domes. Complete instructions for making models from circular bands of paper with just a ruler and compass. 1979 edition.

Activities Manual for Elementary School Teachers

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Author: Wheeler,Jane T. Barnard

Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole

ISBN: 9780534246372

Category: Mathematics

Page: 343

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This book was published exclusively with the goal of preparing students to be future elementary school teachers. This four-color book is exactly the same as Wheeler and Wheeler's Modern Mathematics, Ninth Edition with the following additions: The preface was written directly with the goal of educating elementary school teachers, NCTM Standards are included in the book's end papers, and Reproductions of actual pages from four-color elementary school textbooks have been added.Guided by a team of reviewers and suggestions from more than 130 professors, the authors have produced an important revision. At the beginning of each section, goals and objectives have been replaced by statements from the NCTM Standards. Within each section the authors present the content, examples, problem sets, and laboratory exercises that fulfill the philosophy and the direction suggested by the Standards. In this edition, Ruric Wheeler is joined by his son, Ed, as co-author.An activities manual for prospective elementary school teachers has been completely rewritten by a team of authors with many years of experience teaching elementary and middle school students. In addition to a rich variety of activities it includes ''Talk to Teachers,'' a section that discusses the significance of each activity in the growth and preparation of the young student.

Build It! Festival

Teacher's Guide : Grades K-6 ...

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Author: Philip Gonsalves,Jaine Kopp

Publisher: Gems-Regents of the University of CA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 216

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Teaching Tessellating Art

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Author: Jill Britton,Walter Britton

Publisher: Dale Seymour Publication

ISBN: 9780866515962

Category: Art

Page: 288

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A guide to teaching tessellating art offers transparency masters, duplication masters, and workshop activies for creating Escher-type tessellations and other geometric designs.

The Tessellations File

40 Blackline Masters with Teacher's Notes

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Author: Chris De Cordova

Publisher: Parkwest Publications

ISBN: 9780906212806

Category: Education

Page: 40

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An extended edition of this mathematics resource. The book contains a wide selection of tesselations for use in the classroom.

The Elementary Math Teacher's Book of Lists

With Ready-to-Use Patterns and Worksheets

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Author: Sonia M. Helton,Stephen J. Micklo

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9780876282892

Category: Education

Page: 398

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This is a unique information source and timesaver packed with 155 ready-to-use lists, content and materials covering the entire K-6 math curriculum. All of the lists, patterns, and worksheets are printed in a big, spiral-bound format ready to be photocopied as many times as needed and organized into 14 convenient sections, including: Standards and Methodologies, Beginning Mathematics, Geometry, Numeration & Counting, Basic Operations, Number Theory, Fractions, Decimals, Measurement, Probability & Statistics, Pre-Algebra, Problem Solving, Technology and Ten Reproducible Patterns.

Everyday mathematics

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Author: Jean Bell,Max Bell,University of Chicago. School Mathematics Project

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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Guide to Math Materials

Resources to Support the NCTM Standards

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Author: Phyllis Jean Perry

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563084911

Category: Education

Page: 127

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Do the new math standards have you scrambling? Have you been searching for pattern blocks, multilink cubes, prisms, tangrams, or puzzles to use in your next lesson? Do you want to know where to find the best calculators, math books, games, reproducibles, toys, or other math materials? You'll find math resources quickly and easily with Perry's new guide! Organized by such topics as problem solving, estimation, number sense and numeration, and geometry and spatial relationships, this book shows you where to find the manipulatives and materials you need to support the new NCTM standards. Each product is briefly described along with its classroom applications. Materials of exceptional quality and value are indicated. Even the addresses of publishers and suppliers are given. If you're looking for ways to make the implementation of the standards easier, you'll want this book. It's a great resource and a real time-saver!

Resources for Teaching Elementary School Science

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Author: National Science Resources Center of the National Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian Institution

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309176286

Category: Education

Page: 312

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What activities might a teacher use to help children explore the life cycle of butterflies? What does a science teacher need to conduct a "leaf safari" for students? Where can children safely enjoy hands-on experience with life in an estuary? Selecting resources to teach elementary school science can be confusing and difficult, but few decisions have greater impact on the effectiveness of science teaching. Educators will find a wealth of information and expert guidance to meet this need in Resources for Teaching Elementary School Science. A completely revised edition of the best-selling resource guide Science for Children: Resources for Teachers, this new book is an annotated guide to hands-on, inquiry-centered curriculum materials and sources of help in teaching science from kindergarten through sixth grade. (Companion volumes for middle and high school are planned.) The guide annotates about 350 curriculum packages, describing the activities involved and what students learn. Each annotation lists recommended grade levels, accompanying materials and kits or suggested equipment, and ordering information. These 400 entries were reviewed by both educators and scientists to ensure that they are accurate and current and offer students the opportunity to: Ask questions and find their own answers. Experiment productively. Develop patience, persistence, and confidence in their own ability to solve real problems. The entries in the curriculum section are grouped by scientific area--Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science, and Multidisciplinary and Applied Science--and by type--core materials, supplementary materials, and science activity books. Additionally, a section of references for teachers provides annotated listings of books about science and teaching, directories and guides to science trade books, and magazines that will help teachers enhance their students' science education. Resources for Teaching Elementary School Science also lists by region and state about 600 science centers, museums, and zoos where teachers can take students for interactive science experiences. Annotations highlight almost 300 facilities that make significant efforts to help teachers. Another section describes more than 100 organizations from which teachers can obtain more resources. And a section on publishers and suppliers give names and addresses of sources for materials. The guide will be invaluable to teachers, principals, administrators, teacher trainers, science curriculum specialists, and advocates of hands-on science teaching, and it will be of interest to parent-teacher organizations and parents.

Symmetry and Tessellations

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Author: Jill Britton

Publisher: Dale Seymour Publication

ISBN: 9780769000831

Category: Education

Page: 184

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Collects hands-on activities and lesson plans for students in grades five through eight that investigate symmetry and geometric shapes.