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Implementing the Common Core State Standards through Mathematical Problem Solving, Grades 6-8
Connect the Process of Problem Solving with the Content of the Common Core Mathematics educators have long worked to help students to develop problem-solving skills. More recently, they have sought to provide students with the knowledge in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This volume is the third in a series from NCTM that equips classroom teachers with targeted, highly effective problems for achieving both goals at once. For every mathematics educator, the books in this series will illuminate a crucial link between problem solving and the Common Core State Standards.
Implementing the Common Core State Standards through Mathematical Problem Solving: High School
Connect the process of problem solving with the content of the Common Core. The first of a series, this book will help mathematics educators illuminate a crucial link between problem solving and the Common Core State Standards. $24.95
"Teaching Geometry" (focus 11/11 MT)
The study of geometry—whether taught as a stand-alone or as a series of topics integrated within other courses—develops core ideas, concepts, and habits of mind that students will need as users of mathematics and as lifelong learners. $12.95
Success from the Start: Your First Years Teaching Secondary Mathematics
The Essential Guide to Navigating Your First Years of Teaching Secondary Mathematics
Based on classroom observations and interviews with seasoned and beginning teachers, this book offers valuable suggestions to improve your teaching and your students' opportunities to learn. $41.95
Uncomplicating Fractions to Meet Common Core Standards in Math, K-7
This accessible book provides math teachers with support for differentiated instruction. Math coaches can use it to assist teachers with their transition to the Common Core State Standards. All teachers will find it helpful to see the mathematical fraction learning that precedes and follows the grades that they teach. It is also an excellent text for preservice teachers as they prepare themselves and their students to understand and teach math with a deep level of understanding.
Copublished with Teachers College Press
"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
"Rational Number Sense" (focus 2/14 MTMS)
February 2014 Focus Issue: Rational Number Sense
Fractions and other rational numbers are challenging topics to teach as well as learn. What does it take for students to make sense of rational numbers in their myriad forms, such as fractions, ratios, rates, percentages, and decimals? For instance, understanding fractions requires part-whole thinking, including partitioning, iterating (the process of making copies of a unit fraction to make a whole), and unitizing (identifying the unit and the whole). Making sense of ratios also requires part-part thinking and proportional reasoning involving multiplicative rather than additive comparisons between two quantities. As teachers, we want to focus on how to foster these kinds of complex and sophisticated ways of thinking among our students. The Editorial Panel of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School wants to know your thoughts on what can be done to improve students’ rational number sense.
Putting Essential Understanding of Functions into Practice in Grades 9-12
Do your students think that the vertical line test is indispensable and foolproof for determining whether a relationship is a function? Do they believe that every function can be modeled by an equation? Do they interpret the graph of a function as the function itself?
Maximize the potential of student-centered learning and teaching by putting essential understanding into practice. $37.95
High-Yield Routines for Grades K-8
Boost student participation and proficiency with high-yield, effective mathematical routines. $24.95
“Developing and Empowering Teacher Leaders” (focus 10/13 TCM)
October 2013 Focus Issue: Developing and Empowering Teacher Leaders
Are you a teacher leader? Whether you describe yourself as a math coach, math specialist, mentor, or the classroom teacher to whom everyone turns for support—you are a teacher leader. A mathematics teacher leader wears many hats: mentor, data analyst, instructional collaborator, content and process facilitator, researcher, resource provider, observer, teacher, learner, and student. The Editorial Panel of Teaching Children Mathematics is interested in manuscripts that examine ways to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics through empowering teacher leaders.