Hard Math for Elementary School

Author: Glenn Ellison

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781489507174

Category: Mathematics

Page: 238

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Competitive mathematics series for mathematically gifted students in grades 1 and 2.
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Hard Math for Middle School

Author: Glenn Ellison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781542835084


Page: 128

View: 4214

Hard Math for Middle School: Workbook is a workbook to accompany the textbook Hard Math for Middle School: IMLEM Plus Edition. The textbook presents topics from the standard school curriculum in greater depth, asks harder questions, and discusses problem solving strategies. It is organized around the calendar of the Intermediate Math League of Eastern Massachusetts (IMLEM) and also provides a year-long course on what students need to know to do well on MathCounts(R). It can also serve as enrichment for any student who wishes that his or her math class were harder. This workbook contains more that 100 worksheets. Each contains challenging questions that students can use to solidify their understanding of a section of the textbook and stretch their problem solving abilities. The problems range from hard to very, very hard and are arranged by difficulty level. The workbook is designed for gifted students in grades 6-8. Younger students may be interested in Prof. Ellison's Hard Math for Elementary School.
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Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

Author: Tom Bassarear

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840054637

Category: Mathematics

Page: 752

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Intended for the one- or two-semester course required of Education majors, MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS, 5E, offers future teachers a comprehensive mathematics course designed to foster concept development through examples, investigations, and explorations. Visual icons throughout the main text allow instructors to easily connect content to the hands-on activities in the corresponding Explorations Manual. Bassarear presents real-world problems, problems that require active learning in a method similar to how archaeologists explore an archaeological find: they carefully uncover the site, slowly revealing more and more of the structure. The author demonstrates that there are many paths to solving a problem, and that sometimes, problems have more than one solution. With this exposure, future teachers will be better able to assess student needs using diverse approaches. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Hard Math for Middle School

IMLEM Plus Edition

Author: Glenn Ellison

Publisher: Createspace Indie Pub Platform

ISBN: 9781453814451

Category: Mathematics

Page: 238

View: 5775

The IMLEM Plus edition of Hard Math is designed for students participating in both the Intermediate Math League of Eastern Massachusetts and Mathcounts(r). The topics align with modern middle school curricula: fractions, decimals, percents, prime factorization, plane and spatial geometry, probability, statistics, combinatorics, algebra, modular arithmetic, etc. But Hard Math challenges students to develop a deeper understanding: it asks much harder questions than standard texts and teaches the material and problem solving strategies students need to attack them. For example, rather than asking students to write 2/5 as a decimal, it might ask students to use the fact that 99999 = 9 × 41 × 271 to find the tenth digit in the decimal expansion for 1/271. (It might ask this, but never actually does.) The organization is designed to serve IMLEM students' needs: the first five chapters cover exactly what students should learn for each of IMLEM's monthly contests. But the text can also serve students preparing for other math contests or as general enrichment. The IMLEM Plus edition of Hard Math can be used interchangeably with the IMLEM edition. The only difference is that the IMLEM Plus edition contains an extra chapter covering topics that do not appear on IMLEM contests, but which the author feels are useful to know if a student wants to do very well on Mathcounts(r).Mathcounts(r) is a registered trademark of the Mathcounts Foundation, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this book.
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Primary Grade Challenge Math

Author: Edward Zaccaro

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780967991535

Category: Mathematics

Page: 311

View: 4217

Offers a higher level of material that goes beyond calculation skills for children in the primary grades.
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Challenging Problems in Algebra

Author: Alfred S. Posamentier,Charles T. Salkind

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131548

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

View: 1923

Over 300 unusual problems, ranging from easy to difficult, involving equations and inequalities, Diophantine equations, number theory, quadratic equations, logarithms, more. Detailed solutions, as well as brief answers, for all problems are provided.
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More Mathematical Challenges

Author: Tony Gardiner

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521585682

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 148

View: 2991

This book contains over 100 challenging problems for pupils aged 11-15, taken from the hugely popular UK Junior Mathematical Olympiad. There are also sixty additional problems in a similar style. The second section of the book consists of detailed comments and hints, while the third section gives outline solutions. These high quality, more challenging problems will provide an excellent and invaluable resource for all mathematics teachers.
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Why is Math So Hard for Some Children?

The Nature and Origins of Mathematical Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

Author: Daniel B. Berch,Michèle M. M. Mazzocco

Publisher: Brookes Pub

ISBN: 9781557668646

Category: Education

Page: 457

View: 1670

This landmark resource gives educational decision–makers and researchers theoretical and practical insight into mathematical learning difficulties and disabilities, combining diverse perspectives from fields such as special education, developmental
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Let's Play Math

How Families Can Learn Math Together—and Enjoy It

Author: Denise Gaskins

Publisher: Tabletop Academy Press

ISBN: 1892083248

Category: Education

Page: 290

View: 856

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Competitive Mathematics for Gifted Students - Level 1 Combo

Ages 7-9

Author: Cleo Borac,Silviu Borac

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692240076


Page: 294

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This is a combo volume that incorporates all four volumes for level 1. The interior of the 4 in 1 volume is always updated to contain the latest edition of the individual volumes. About "Competitive Mathematics for Gifted Students" This series provides practice materials and short theory reminders for students who aim to excel at problem solving. Material is introduced in a structured manner: each new concept is followed by a problem set that explores the content in detail. Each book ends with a problem set that reviews both concepts presented in the current volume and related topics from previous volumes. The series forms a learning continuum that explores strategies specific to competitive mathematics in depth and breadth. Full solutions explain both reasoning and execution. Often, several solutions are contrasted. The problem selection emphasizes comprehension, critical thinking, observation, and avoiding repetitive and mechanical procedures. Ready to participate in a math competition such as MOEMS, Math Kangaroo in USA, or Noetic Math? This series will open the doors to consistent performance. About Level 1 This level of the series is designed for students who know addition and subtraction with multi-digit numbers as well as simple multiplications of one-digit numbers. Some of the problems, however, involve advanced concepts and may be useful for older students.
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Challenge Math

For the Elementary and Middle School Student

Author: Edward Zaccaro

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780967991559

Category: Mathematics

Page: 429

View: 6561

Challenge Math is being used by teachers to provide additional enrichment and develop student problem solving skills. Children love the fascinating stories that tie math and science together and show real life applications for math. Over 1000 problems at three levels of difficulty to challenge even the brightest students. Second edition answer section includes step by step instructions for solving the problems.Answer key included. (Grades 4-8)
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Reconceptualizing Mathematics

for Elementary School Teachers

Author: Judith Sowder,Larry Sowder,Susan Nickerson

Publisher: W. H. Freeman

ISBN: 9781464193330

Category: Mathematics

Page: 896

View: 1311

Reconceptualizing Mathematics, founded on research and studies of learning and mathematics teaching for many years, is designed for use in classrooms in which students take an active part in learning and experience doing math. The esteemed author team has written the only textbook of its kind to both incorporate aspects of student-centered learning into lessons and model the teaching that will be expected of their students. To this end, the authors provide worthwhile tasks, activities, and support for facilitating discussions. Quantitative reasoning and problem solving are recurring themes in Reconceptualizing Mathematics. The authors approach problem solving that teaches students to understand the quantities embedded in the situation and how they relate to each other.
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Author: Sherman Alexie

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316219304

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

View: 4823

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.
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How Students Learn

Mathematics in the Classroom

Author: Committee on How People Learn: A Targeted Report for Teachers,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309548020

Category: Education

Page: 231

View: 9545

How Students Learn: Mathematics in the Classroom builds on the discoveries detailed in the best-selling How People Learn. Now these findings are presented in a way that teachers can use immediately, to revitalize their work in the classroom for even greater effectiveness. This book shows how to overcome the difficulties in teaching math to generate real insight and reasoning in math students. It also features illustrated suggestions for classroom activities.
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Developing Math Talent

A Guide for Educating Gifted and Advanced Learners in Math

Author: Susan Goodsell Assouline,Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik


ISBN: 1593631596

Category: Education

Page: 387

View: 5753

Build student success in math with the only comprehensive parent and teacher guide for developing math talent among advanced learners. The authors, nationally recognized math education experts, offer a focused look at educating gifted and talented students for success in math. More than just a guidebook for educators and parents, this book offers a comprehensive approach to mathematics education for gifted students of elementary or middle school age. The authors provide concrete suggestions for identifying mathematically talented students, tools for instructional planning, and specific programming approaches. Developing Math Talentfeatures topics such as: strategies for identifying mathematically gifted learners, strategies for advocating for gifted children with math talent, how to design a systematic math education program for gifted students, specific curricula and materials that support success, and teaching strategies and approaches that encourage and challenge gifted learners. The book also includes an extensive listing of both print and Internet resources that support math education for talented children. Additionally, the authors include an entire section featuring exemplary sets of challenging math problems for gifted students.
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Division Word Problems

Author: N.A

Publisher: Remedia Publications

ISBN: 9781596398573

Category: Division

Page: 17

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The Teacher Development Continuum in the United States and China:

Summary of a Workshop

Author: U.S. National Commission on Mathematics Instruction,Board on International Scientific Organizations,Policy and Global Affairs,National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309151635

Category: Education

Page: 68

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In 1999, Liping Ma published her book Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in the United States and China, which probed the kinds of knowledge that elementary school teachers need to convey mathematical concepts and procedures effectively to their students. Later that year, Roger Howe, a member of the U.S. National Commission on Mathematics Instruction (USNC/MI), reviewed the book for the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, concluding that it 'has lessons for all educational policymakers.' Intrigued by the idea of superrank teachers, the USNC/MI sponsored a workshop entitled 'The Teacher Development Continuum in the United States and China'. The purpose of the workshop was to examine the structure of the mathematics teaching profession in the United States and China. The main presentations and discussion from the workshop are summarized in this volume.
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The Gift of Failure

How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed

Author: Jessica Lahey

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062299247

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

View: 6292

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the tradition of Paul Tough’s How Children Succeed and Wendy Mogel’s The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, this groundbreaking manifesto focuses on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life’s inevitable problems so that they can grow up to be successful, resilient, and self-reliant adults. Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents who rush to school at the whim of a phone call to deliver forgotten assignments, who challenge teachers on report card disappointments, mastermind children’s friendships, and interfere on the playing field. As teacher and writer Jessica Lahey explains, even though these parents see themselves as being highly responsive to their children’s well being, they aren’t giving them the chance to experience failure—or the opportunity to learn to solve their own problems. Overparenting has the potential to ruin a child’s confidence and undermine their education, Lahey reminds us. Teachers don’t just teach reading, writing, and arithmetic. They teach responsibility, organization, manners, restraint, and foresight—important life skills children carry with them long after they leave the classroom. Providing a path toward solutions, Lahey lays out a blueprint with targeted advice for handling homework, report cards, social dynamics, and sports. Most importantly, she sets forth a plan to help parents learn to step back and embrace their children’s failures. Hard-hitting yet warm and wise, The Gift of Failure is essential reading for parents, educators, and psychologists nationwide who want to help children succeed.
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The Art of Problem Solving

The Basics Solutions

Author: Sandor Lehoczky,Richard Rusczyk

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781885875006

Category: Problem solving

Page: 174

View: 8950

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