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"Connecting Geometry and Algebra in the Middle Grades" (focus 2/11 MTMS)
"Connecting Geometry and Algebra in the Middle Grades" (focus 2/11 MTMS) $12.95
Developing Essential Understanding of Ratios, Proportions, and Proportional Reasoning for Teaching Mathematics: Grades 6-8
Move beyond the mathematics you expect your students to learn. $32.95
Putting Essential Understanding of Fractions into Practice in Grades 3-5
What tasks can you offerwhat questions can you askto determine what your students know or don’t knowand move them forward in their thinking?
This book focuses on the specialized pedagogical content knowledge that you need to teach fractions effectively in grades 3–5. The authors demonstrate how to use this multifaceted knowledge to address the big ideas and essential understandings that students must develop for success with fractionsnot only in their current work, but also in higher-level mathematics and a myriad of real-world contexts.
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
Navigating through Data Analysis in Grades 6–8 (with CD-ROM)
This book illustrates the general notion of statistics as a process while prompting discussions of increasingly complex mathematical issues. $34.95
Navigating through Algebra in Grades 6–8 (with CD-ROM)
This book shows how middle school students can use mathematical models and
represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures to explore the
concept of function.
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
Developing Essential Understanding of Statistics for Teaching Mathematics in Grades 6-8
This book focuses on the essential knowledge for mathematics teachers about statistics. It is organized around four big ideas, supported by multiple smaller, interconnected ideas-- essential understandings. $36.95
Navigating through Number and Operations in Grades 6-8 (with CD-ROM)
Middle school students consolidate their understanding of integers and rational numbers, increasing their facility with fractions, decimals, and percents and encountering proportionality. This book shows how students can explore these important ideas. $43.95
Cartoon Corner provides cartoons collected and adapted from the popular "Cartoon Corner" in Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, adding notes from teachers who field-tested the questions and solutions with their students. $28.95