Puzzles from Penrose the Mathematical Cat

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Theoni Pappas

Publisher: Wide World Pub Tetra

ISBN: 9781884550706

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 4951

The famous mathematical cat Penrose takes us on a trip though puzzleland, while sharing fascinating and challenging puzzles in this uniquely designed mini book. Each page's puzzle is introduced by our star Penrose or one of his quirky friends. Readers are treated to page after page of Penrose antics and problems, while the over 100 mind teasers stimulate and engage its readers gray cells, This book's mini format and fun graphics makes it hard to resist picking up, and its characters and puzzles are sure to entertain both kids or adults.

The Further Adventures of Penrose, the Mathematical Cat

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Theoni Pappas

Publisher: Wide World Pub Tetra

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 117

View: 8499

An illustrated tale about the adventures of a mathematical cat; introducing the concept of pi, symmetry, and multiplication through a series of puzzles, games, charts, worksheets, and tables.

How is my sixth grader doing in school?

what to expect and how to help

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Jennifer Richard Jacobson,Dottie Raymer

Publisher: Fireside

ISBN: 9780684847153

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 225

View: 1361

A crucial period in children's development, the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades establish the foundations for long-term academic achievement. With a change to larger schools, more structured atmospheres, and a greater emphasis on academics, many students in the middle grades find it difficult to keep up. These three books provide parents with tools and techniques to help their children approach these years with confidence, competence, and enthusiasm. Jennifer Jacobson and Dottie Raymer address the issues faced by both generations, covering everything from pre-adolescent angst and anxieties to the controversial matter of homework. Designed to be used in conjunction with formal lessons, the volumes feature easy-to-use booklets that enable parents to assess their child's aptitude and create a program of activities specific to their needs.

Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas

40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Carole Cox

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412974933

Category: Education

Page: 333

View: 7396

Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas: 40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms is a collection of 40 literature-based strategies to teach Key Stages 1-4 content areas: language arts and reading, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts. Grounded in theory and research on best practices in each field, the strategies are classroom-tested and classroom-ready, with in-depth descriptions of practical activities. Each strategy describes in detail how to use one or more key books for each of the levels, Key Stage 1-2, Key Stage 3, and Key Stage 4, and also includes extensive book lists for creating classroom text sets. Ideas are also provided to differentiate instruction for English learners and struggling students. The book is full of teaching tools: specific questions and prompts for discussion and writing, graphic organizers and student writing frames, mini-lessons on skills and writing conventions, technology resources, and assessment ideas for each strategy. A teacher can dip into the book and choose a content area, strategy, and books to put to use immediately in the classroom.

How is My Fifth Grader Doing in School?

What to Expect and how to Help

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Jennifer Richard Jacobson,Dottie Raymer

Publisher: Fireside

ISBN: 9780684847146

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 7479

As the parent of a fifth grader, you may be asking yourself: "My child says she's too busy to read. Is there anything I can do?" "My child is learning pre-algebra, but he doesn't know his times tables! Help!" "What can I do to make sure my child is prepared for middle school and beyond?" When your child entered fifth grade, you may have breathed a sigh of relief, thinking that you no longer needed to coach your child in basic reading and math skills. But parental involvement is more important than ever for the fifth grader. Academics are getting tougher. Expectations are higher. Children who have glided through school up until now may run into difficulties. Don't worry. "How Is My Fifth Grader Doing in School?" will help you find out what your child knows, what your child needs to know, and how to work with your child to ensure success in school.

The Complete Home Learning Sourcebook

The Essential Resource Guide for Homeschoolers, Parents, and Educators Covering Every Subject from Arithmetic to Zoology

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Rebecca Rupp

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 9780609801093

Category: Education

Page: 865

View: 6616

Lists all the resources needed to create a balanced curriculum for homeschooling--from preschool to high school level

Let's Play Math

How Families Can Learn Math Together—and Enjoy It

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Denise Gaskins

Publisher: Tabletop Academy Press

ISBN: 1892083248

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 1954

Mathematics in the K-8 Classroom and Library

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Sueanne McKinney,KaaVonia Hinton

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1586835238

Category: Education

Page: 134

View: 6790

Two experts on education offer a rich and diverse selection of children's literature and teaching strategies for the K-8 mathematics classroom. • Annotations for 200 children's books with math-related themes • Research-based teaching strategies that are essential for the urban and diverse learner • Detailed journal prompts that encourage writing in the math classroom and library • Handouts for engaging, hands-on math activities • Online resources for teaching math • A K-8 bibliography of literature suitable for teaching mathematical concepts

Teaching Mathematics Creatively

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Linda Pound,Trisha Lee

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136892044

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 9003

Are you looking for new ideas to capture the reluctant maths pupils in your class? How can story, drama and GIANTS help you teach maths? Teaching Mathematics Creatively is crammed full of practical approaches for bringing the teaching of mathematics to life. From an examination of where maths is failing to engage pupils in the 21st century, to a wide range of exciting approaches and ideas for ensuring it is possible to teach in a creative way, this is a stimulating and enjoyable source of inspiration for busy teachers. It promotes creativity as a key element to develop young children’s knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of mathematics and offers a range of strategies to enable teachers to take a playful approach to mathematics teaching. Imaginative ideas include: The power of story-telling and play to bring the subject alive for children and teachers alike. Learning maths outdoors - work on a larger scale, make more noise, make more mess! Making sense of the numbers, patterns, shapes and measures children see around them every day. Motivating children through problem-finding and problem-solving. Using music, rhythm and pattern to teach maths creatively. Giant maths - how much food does a giant need in a week? Underpinned by the latest research and theory and with contemporary and cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Mathematics Creatively includes a wealth of innovative ideas to enthuse teachers and enrich maths teaching. It is an essential purchase for every teacher who wishes to employ creative approaches to teaching in their classroom.

Fractals, Googols, and Other Mathematical Tales: The Book

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Theoni Pappas

Publisher: Wide World Pub Tetra

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 55

View: 5141

A new treasure trove of stories that make mathematical ideas come to life with an unusual cast of characters. This book explores mathematical concepts and topics such as real numbers, exponents, dimensions, and geometry in both serious and humorous ways. 50 line drawings.