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Cowboys Count, Monkeys Measure, and Princesses Problem Solve
"Powerfully affirmative to teachers who may feel less comfortable teaching math than reading . . . equally appealing to teachers who are math gurus and those who are less confident in their math skills." —Sally Moomaw, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, University of Cincinnati
Copublished with Paul H. Brookes Publishing
5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions
NCTM'S Best Selling Book!
Learn the 5 practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions:
Anticipating what students will do--what strategies they will use--in solving a problem
Monitoring their work as they approach the problem in class
students whose strategies are worth discussing in class
Sequencing those students' presentations to maximize their potential to increase students' learning
Connecting the strategies and ideas in a way that helps students understand the mathematics learned
Includes a Professional Development Guide.
Copublished with Corwin Press
Developing Essential Understanding of Addition and Subtraction for Teaching Mathematics in Pre-K-Grade 2
Move beyond the mathematics you expect your students to learn. $32.95
Achieving Fluency: Special Education and Mathematics
"Is it a learning disability or a teaching disability?"
Achieving Fluency presents the understandings that all teachers need to play a role in the education of students who struggle: those with disabilities and those who simply lack essential foundational knowledge. This book serves teachers and supervisors by sharing increasingly intensive instructional interventions for struggling students on essential topics aligned with NCTM's Curriculum Focal Points, the new Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, and the practices and processes that overlap the content. These approaches are useful for both overcoming ineffective approaches and implementing preventive approaches.
Developing Essential Understanding of Number and Numeration for Teaching Mathematics in Pre-K-2
Move beyond the mathematics you expect your students to learn. $29.95
"Teaching Mathematics in a Flat World " focus (TCM 10/10)
"Teaching Mathematics in a Flat World " (focus TCM 10/10) $12.95
"Flexible Thinking" (focus 11/12 MT)
The 2012 Focus Issue of Mathematics Teacher centers on classroom activities and purposeful tasks that support the theme of Fostering Flexible Mathematical Thinking. $13.95
A Family's Guide: Fostering Your Child's Success in School Mathematics
This award-winning guide summarizes what today's mathematics classroom is like and offers tips on how family members can help their children have a positive attitude and enjoy math. $20.95
Developing Essential Understanding of Expressions, Equations, and Functions for Teaching Mathematics in Grades 6-8
This book focuses on essential knowledge for teachers about expressions, equations, and functions. It is organized around five big ideas, supported by multiple smaller, interconnected ideas— essential understandings.Taking you beyond a simple introduction to expressions, equations, and functions, the book will broaden and deepen your mathematical understanding of one of the most challenging topics for students—and teachers. It will help you engage your students, anticipate their perplexities, avoid pitfalls, and dispel misconceptions. You will also learn to develop appropriate tasks, techniques, and tools for assessing students' understanding of the topic. $36.95
"The Value of Why" (focus 10/11 TCM )
Mathematical reasoning begins with questions rather than answers. The 2011 Focus Issue highlights the innovators who foster children’s natural curiosity as a key mechanism for teaching and learning math. $12.95