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Mummy Math

Author : Cindy Neuschwander
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Matt, Bibi, and their dog Riley crawled through the tiny opening first. FWUMP! A secret door suddenly closed behind them . . . The Zills family is summoned to Egypt to help find the hidden burial chamber of an ancient pharaoh. But when Matt and Bibi get trapped in the pharaoh's pyramid, they stumble upon an even bigger mystery. With only each other, their dog Riley, and the geometric hieroglyphics on the walls to help them, the twins must use their math skills to locate the burial chamber--and the way out. Luckily, Matt and Bibi know their stuff when it comes to geometric solids, and so will the readers of this adventure in math!

Mathematics in the K 8 Classroom and Library

Author : Sueanne McKinney
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To date, a vast majority of classrooms continue to fall short in the implementation and direction of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (PSSM), in part because most of these classrooms continue to use traditional methods for teaching mathematics. That is about to change, and Mathematics in the K-8 Classroom and Library shows you how it's done. After an introduction to the NCTM's principles and process standards, each remaining chapter is devoted to an NCTM content standard. The book offers engaging, research-based strategies and booklists of specific titles that, together, can be used to increase student achievement. The strategies suggested here provide a hands-on, student-centered focus that allows students to make connections with prior learning, personal experiences, and good books. Both the recommended children's books and the activities will appeal even to reluctant readers and students for whom mathematics might be a challenge. Each chapter includes an extensive, annotated list of texts, dozens of hands-on activities, handouts, and writing prompts.

Our Global Village Egypt eBook

Author : Judy M. Hagene
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Bring the world a little closer with these multicultural books. An excellent way for students to appreciate and learn cultural diversity in an exciting hands-on format. Each book explores the history, language, holidays, festivals, customs, legends, foods, creative arts, lifestyles, and games of the title country. A creative alternative to student research reports and a time-saver for teachers since the activities and resource material are contained in one book.

Our Global Village Egypt

Author : Judy M. Hagene
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Bring the world a little closer with these multicultural books. An excellent way for students to appreciate and learn cultural diversity in an exciting hands-on format. Each book explores the history, language, holidays, festivals, customs, legends, foods, creative arts, lifestyles, and games of the title country. A creative alternative to student research reports and a time-saver for teachers since the activities and resource material are contained in one book.

Using Children s Literature to Teach Problem Solving in Math

Author : Jeanne White
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Learn how to use children’s literature to engage students in mathematical problem solving. Teaching with children’s literature helps build a positive math environment, encourages students to think abstractly, shows students the real-world purposes of math, builds content-area literacy, and appeals to students with different learning styles and preferences. This practical book provides specific children’s book ideas and standards-based lessons that you can use to bring math alive in your own classroom. Special Features: Step-by-step ideas for using children’s literature to teach lessons based on the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Content in kindergarten, first, and second grade Scripting, modeling, and discussion prompts for each lesson Information on alignment to the Standards for Mathematical Practice and how to put them into student-friendly language Reference to a wide variety of specific children’s literature that can provide a context for young children learning to engage in the standards Differentiated activities for students who are early, developing, and advanced problem solvers

Visual Spatial Thinking for Advanced Learners Grades 3 5

Author : Emily Hollett
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Visual-Spatial Thinking for Advanced Learners, Grades 3–5 will teach students how to perceive and represent visual information, and to mentally manipulate objects within space. Visual-spatial thinking is a skill which helps students develop depth, complexity, and abstraction in thinking and inquiry. Working through the lessons and handouts in this book, students will develop spatial language, learn to visualize and mentally manipulate visual information, look at objects from varying perspectives, explore dimension, and seek structure in organizing visual information. This curriculum provides cohesive, focused, scaffolded lessons to teach each targeted area of competency followed by authentic application activities for students to then apply their newly developed skill set. This book can be used as a stand-alone gifted curriculum or as part of an integrated curriculum. Each lesson ties in both reading and metacognitive skills, making it easy for teachers to incorporate into a variety of contexts.

Math Is Everywhere

Author : Gene Pease
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Math is Everywhere has 365 math activities you can do with your kids.

MILO Autistic Warrior

Author : Elizabeth Haddon, Ed.D.
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Neglected by his parents from the moment he was diagnosed with autism at age three, Milo McCance survives his first eleven years in a world of isolation and rejection. Math and science are all that make sense to him. When his history-professor father takes a tentative interest in him, Milo unknowingly initiates a path to his own destruction. All hell breaks loose. Milo must find his way through the ensuing chaos and looming threat. The second half of the story time-warps eight years in the future to the year 2020. Milo is now age twenty. A group of teachers in Milo’s former high school are determined to eliminate the growing population of autistic students enrolled in the school. Through a series of events, Milo is asked to team up with the school’s Director to thwart the group’s Machiavellian efforts to erase any influence autism has on the school’s culture. As Milo comprehends the parameters of the group’s threat to the students, he finds himself caught between past terrors and future annihilation. Milo, Autistic Warrior is a novel about family, relationships, autism, repressed rage and the courage required to find identity in the midst of fear and destructiveness.

The Handy Math Answer Book

Author : Patricia Barnes-Svarney
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From modern-day challenges such as balancing a checkbook, following the stock market, buying a home, and figuring out credit card finance charges to appreciating historical developments by Pythagoras, Archimedes, Newton, and other mathematicians, this engaging resource addresses more than 1,000 questions related to mathematics. Organized into chapters that cluster similar topics in an easily accessible format, this reference provides clear and concise explanations about the fundamentals of algebra, calculus, geometry, trigonometry, and other branches of mathematics. It contains the latest mathematical discoveries, including newly uncovered historical documents and updates on how science continues to use math to make cutting-edge innovations in DNA sequencing, superstring theory, robotics, and computers. With fun math facts and illuminating figures, The Handy Math Answer Book explores the uses of math in everyday life and helps the mathematically challenged better understand and enjoy the magic of numbers.

Math Problem Solving in Action

Author : Nicki Newton
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In this new book from popular math consultant and bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton, you’ll learn how to help students become more effective and confident problem solvers. Problem solving is a necessary skill for the 21st century but can be overwhelming for both teachers and students. Dr. Newton shows how to make word problems more engaging and relatable, how to scaffold them and help students with math language, how to implement collaborative groups for problem solving, how to assess student progress, and much more. Topics include: Incorporating problem solving throughout the math block, connecting problems to students’ real lives, and teaching students to persevere; Unpacking word problems across the curriculum and making them more comprehensible to students; Scaffolding word problems so that students can organize all the pieces in doable ways; Helping students navigate the complex language in a word problem; Showing students how to reason about, model, and discuss word problems; Using fun mini-lessons to engage students in the premise of a word problem; Implementing collaborative structures, such as math literature circles, to engage students in problem solving; Getting the whole school involved in a problem-solving challenge to promote schoolwide effort and engagement; and Incorporating assessment to see where students are and help them get to the next level. Each chapter offers examples, charts, and tools that you can use immediately. The book also features an action plan so that you can confidently move forward and implement the book’s ideas in your own classroom. Free accompanying resources are provided on the author's website,