Hands-On Math Projects With Real-Life Applications

Grades 6-12

Author: Judith A. Muschla,Gary Robert Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118040945

Category: Education

Page: 464

View: 9320

Hands-On Math Projects with Real-Life Applications, Second Edition offers an exciting collection of 60 hands-on projects to help students in grades 6--12 apply math concepts and skills to solving everyday, real-life problems! The book is filled with classroom-tested projects that emphasize: cooperative learning, group sharing, verbalizing concepts and ideas, efficient researching, and writing clearly in mathematics and across other subject areas. Each project achieves the goal of helping to build skills in problem solving, critical thinking, and decision making, and supports an environment in which positive group dynamics flourish. Each of the projects follows the same proven format and includes instructions for the teacher, a Student Guide, and one or more reproducible datasheets and worksheets. They all include the elements needed for a successful individual or group learning experience. The projects are easily implemented and can stand alone, and they can be used with students of various grade levels and abilities. This thoroughly revised edition of the bestseller includes some new projects, as well as fresh information about technology-based and e-learning strategies and enhancements; No Child Left Behind standards; innovative teaching suggestions with activities, exercises, and standards-based objectives; reading and literacy connections; and guidelines and objectives for group and team-building projects. Hands-On Math Projects with Real-Life Applications is printed in a lay-flat format, for easy photocopying and to help you quickly find appropriate projects to meet the diverse needs of your students, and it includes a special Skills Index that identifies the skills emphasized in each project. This book will save you time and help you instill in your students a genuine appreciation for the world of mathematics. "The projects in this book will enable teachers to broaden their instructional program and provide their students with activities that require the application of math skills to solve real-life problems. This book will help students to realize the relevance and scope of mathematics in their lives." --Melissa Taylor, middle school mathematics teacher, Point Pleasant Borough, New Jersey

Hands-On Math Projects with Real-Life Applications, Grades 3-5

Author: Judith A. Muschla,Gary Robert Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118039557

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 7635

Each easy-to-implement project includes background information for the teacher, project goals, math skills needed, a student guide with tips and strategies, and reproducible worksheets. Projects are designed to help students meet the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards and Focal Points, and chapters are organized to show how math relates to language, arts, science, etc.--demonstrating the importance of math in all areas of real life. In Part I, Chapter 1 offers an overview of how to incorporate math projects in the classroom. Chapter 2 provides a variety of classroom management suggestions, as well as teaching tips, and Chapter 3 offers ways teachers may evaluate project work. Each chapter also contains several reproducibles that are designed to help students master the procedural skills necessary for effective collaboration while working on projects. Part II, "The Projects," is divided into six separate sections: Section 1. Math and Science Section 2. Math and Social Studies Section 3. Math and Language Section 4. Math and Art and Music Section 5. Math and Fun and Recreation Section 6. Math and Life Skills

Hands-On Math Projects with Real-Life Applications

Ready-to-Use Lessons and Materials for Grades 6-12

Author: Gary Robert Muschla,Judith A. Muschla

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9780130320155

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 6284

A collection of 60 hands on investigations to help students apply math concepts and skills to everyday problems found across the curriculum, in sports, and in daily life. These tested projects stress cooperative learning, group sharing, and writing, and build skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, decision-making, and computation. Each project follows the same proven format, including instructions for the teacher, a Student Guide, and one or more reproducible datasheets and worksheets. To help find appropriate projects quickly, a special Skills Index identifies the skills emphasized in each project, and all materials are organized into 6 major sections: Math & Science Math & Social Studies Math & Language Math & Art & Music Math & Sports & Recreation Math & Life Skills

Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 9-12

Author: Gary Robert Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118710274

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 5432

Bring Common Core Math into high school with smart, engagingactivities Teaching Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities,Grades 9-12 provides high school teachers with the kind of helpthey need to begin teaching the standards right away. Thisinvaluable guide pairs each standard with one or moreclassroom-ready activities and suggestions for variations andextensions. Covering a range of abilities and learning styles,these activities bring the Common Core Math Standards to life asstudents gain fluency in math communication and develop theskillset they need to tackle successively more complex math coursesin the coming years. Make math anxiety a thing of the past as youshow your students how they use math every day of their lives, andgive them the cognitive tools to approach any math problem withcompetence and confidence. The Common Core Standards define the knowledge and skillsstudents need to graduate high school fully prepared for collegeand careers. Meeting these standards positions American studentsmore competitively in the global economy, and sets them on a trackto achieve their dreams. This book shows you how to teach the mathstandards effectively, and facilitate a deeper understanding ofmath concepts and calculations. Help students apply their understanding of math concepts Teach essential abstract and critical thinking skills Demonstrate various problem-solving strategies Lay a foundation for success in higher mathematics The rapid adoption of the Common Core Standards across thenation has left teachers scrambling for aligned lessons andactivities. If you want to bring new ideas into the classroomtoday, look no further. Teaching Common Core Math Standards withHands-On Activities is the high school math teacher's solutionfor smart, engaging Common Core math.

Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 6-8

Author: Judith A. Muschla,Gary Robert Muschla,Erin Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118237285

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 2111

Helpful advice for teaching Common Core Math Standards tomiddle-school students The new Common Core State Standards for Mathematics have beenformulated to provide students with instruction that will help themacquire a thorough knowledge of math at their grade level, whichwill in turn enable them to move on to higher mathematics withcompetence and confidence. Hands-on Activities for Teaching theCommon Core Math Standards is designed to help teachersinstruct their students so that they will better understand andapply the skills outlined in the Standards. This important resource also gives teachers a wealth of toolsand activities that can encourage students to think critically, usemathematical reasoning, and employ various problem-solvingstrategies. Filled with activities that will help students gain anunderstanding of math concepts and skills correlated to the CommonCore State Math Standards Offers guidance for helping students apply their understandingof math concepts and skills, develop proficiency in calculations,and learn to think abstractly Describes ways to get students to collaborate with otherstudents, utilize technology, communicate ideas about math bothorally and in writing, and gain an appreciation of the significanceof mathematics to real life This practical and easy-to-use resource will help teachers givestudents the foundation they need for success in highermathematics.

Der Regenbogenfisch kehrt zurück

Author: Marcus Pfister

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783314015045

Category: Fishes

Page: 28

View: 2147

Durch einen Sturm wird der Regenbogenfisch von seinem Schwarm getrennt. Glücklicherweise findet er gute Freunde, die ihm weiterhelfen. Ab 3.

The Algebra Teacher's Guide to Reteaching Essential Concepts and Skills

150 Mini-Lessons for Correcting Common Mistakes

Author: Judith A. Muschla,Gary Robert Muschla,Erin Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111810613X

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 2176

Easy to apply lessons for reteaching difficult algebraconcepts Many students have trouble grasping algebra. In this book,bestselling authors Judith, Gary, and Erin Muschla offer help formath teachers who must instruct their students (even those who arestruggling) about the complexities of algebra. In simple terms, theauthors outline 150 classroom-tested lessons, focused on thoseconcepts often most difficult to understand, in terms that aredesigned to help all students unravel the mysteries of algebra.Also included are reproducible worksheets that will assist teachersin reviewing and reinforcing algebra concepts and key skills. Filled with classroom-ready algebra lessons designed forstudents at all levels The 150 mini-lessons can be tailored to a whole class, smallgroups, or individual students who are having trouble This practical, hands-on resource will help ensure thatstudents really get the algebra they are learning

The Math Teacher's Problem-a-Day, Grades 4-8

Over 180 Reproducible Pages of Quick Skill Builders

Author: Judith A. Muschla,Gary Robert Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0787997641

Category: Education

Page: 210

View: 6980

Reproducible worksheets cover the concepts and skills identified by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics as curriculum focal points for grades four through eight.

Freakonomics

überraschende Antworten auf alltägliche Lebensfragen ; [warum wohnen Drogenhändler bei ihren Müttern? Führt mehr Polizei zu weniger Kriminalität? Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Macht gute Erziehung glücklich?]

Author: Steven D. Levitt,Stephen J. Dubner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442154517

Category:

Page: 411

View: 1853

Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Warum betrügen Lehrer? Der preisgekrönte Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Steven D. Levitt kombiniert Statistiken, deren Zusammenführung und Gegenüberstellung auf den ersten Blick absurd erscheint, durch seine Analysetechnik aber zu zahlreichen Aha-Effekten führt. Ein äußerst unterhaltsamer Streifzug durch die Mysterien des Alltags, der uns schmunzeln lässt und stets über eindimensionales Denken hinausführt.

Algebra Teacher's Activities Kit

150 Activities that Support Algebra in the Common Core Math Standards, Grades 6-12

Author: Judith A. Muschla,Gary Robert Muschla,Erin Muschla-Berry

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119045592

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 8912

Help your students succeed with classroom-ready, standards-based activities The Algebra Teacher's Activities Kit: 150 Activities That Support Algebra in the Common Core Math Standards helps you bring the standards into your algebra classroom with a range of engaging activities that reinforce fundamental algebra skills. This newly updated second edition is formatted for easy implementation, with teaching notes and answers followed by reproducibles for activities covering the algebra standards for grades 6 through 12. Coverage includes whole numbers, variables, equations, inequalities, graphing, polynomials, factoring, logarithmic functions, statistics, and more, and gives you the material you need to reach students of various abilities and learning styles. Many of these activities are self-correcting, adding interest for students and saving you time. This book provides dozens of activities that Directly address each Common Core algebra standard Engage students and get them excited about math Are tailored to a diverse range of levels and abilities Reinforce fundamental skills and demonstrate everyday relevance Algebra lays the groundwork for every math class that comes after it, so it's crucial that students master the material and gain confidence in their abilities. The Algebra Teacher's Activities Kit helps you face the challenge, well-armed with effective activities that help students become successful in algebra class and beyond.

Math Games

180 Reproducible Activities to Motivate, Excite, and Challenge Students, Grades 6-12

Author: Judith A. Muschla,Gary Robert Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118040874

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 6922

Math Games offers a dynamic collection of 180 reproducible activity sheets to stimulate and challenge your students in all areas of math - from whole numbers to data analysis - while emphasizing problem solving, critical thinking, and the use of technology for today's curriculum! Each of the book's activities can help you teach students in grades 6 through 12 how to think with numbers, recognize relationships, and make connections between mathematical concepts. You pick the activity appropriate for their needs . . . encourage the use of a calculator . . . or provide further challenges with activities that have multiple answers. Designed to be user friendly, all of the ready-to-use activities are organized into seven convenient sections and printed in a lay-flat format for ease of photocopying as many times as needed.

Math Starters

5- to 10-Minute Activities Aligned with the Common Core Math Standards, Grades 6-12

Author: Judith A. Muschla,Gary Robert Muschla,Erin Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118690745

Category: Education

Page: 448

View: 8809

A revised edition of the bestselling activities guide for mathteachers Now updated with new math activities for computers and mobiledevices—and now organized by the Common Core StateStandards—this book includes more than 650 ready-to-use mathstarter activities that get kids quickly focused and working assoon as they enter the classroom. Ideally suited for any mathcurriculum, these high-interest problems spark involvement in theday's lesson, help students build skills, and allow teachers tohandle daily management tasks without wasting valuableinstructional time. A newly updated edition of a bestselling title Ideal for math teachers in grades six through twelve Includes more than 650 ready-to-use starter problems

Geometry Teacher's Activities Kit

Ready-to-Use Lessons & Worksheets for Grades 6-12

Author: Judith A. Muschla,Gary Robert Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780130600387

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 5448

For all math teachers in grades 6-12, this practical resource provides 130 detailed lessons with reproducible worksheets to help students understand geometry concepts and recognize and interpret geometry's relationship to the real world. The lessons and worksheets are organized into seven sections, each covering one major area of geometry and presented in an easy-to-follow format including title focusing on a specific topic/skill, learning objective, special materials (if any), teaching notes with step-by-step directions, answer key, and reproducible student activity sheets. Activities in sections 1-6 are presented in order of difficulty within each section while those in Part 7, "A Potpourri of Geometry," are open-ended and may be used with most middle and high school classes. Many activities throughout the book may be used with calculators and computers in line with the NCTM's recommendations.

Mit Worten kann ich fliegen

Author: Sharon Draper

Publisher: Ueberreuter Verlag

ISBN: 3764190388

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

View: 4018

Melody ist eine unerschütterlich positive Person, die sich von keiner Härte des Schicksals kleinkriegen lässt. Sie ist elf Jahre alt, hat ein fotografisches Gedächtnis und ist die cleverste Schülerin auf der ganzen Schule. Doch niemand weiß es. Die meisten Menschen glauben, dass sie unfähig ist zu lernen. Melody ist durch eine zerebrale Kinderlähmung schwerstbehindert und kann weder sprechen noch laufen noch schreiben. Es ist zum Wahnsinnigwerden, dass sie sich nicht verständigen kann - bis sie eines Tages doch einen Weg findet, sich auszudrücken. Leider ist nicht jeder dazu bereit, sie anzuhören.

Gregs Tagebuch 13 - Eiskalt erwischt!

Author: Jeff Kinney

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732561666

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 7164

Greg ist sicher gelandet, doch der letzte Familienurlaub auf der Isla de Corales steckt ihm noch immer in den Knochen. Von exotischen Krabbeltieren und wackeligen Flugzeugen hat er erst mal die Nase voll. Trotzdem hat Greg keine Zeit zum Ausruhen, denn das nächste Abenteuer wartet schon - und mit ihm eine ganze Reihe neuer Katastrophen. Die Unglückszahl 13 lässt jedenfalls nichts Gutes vermuten für den armen Pechvogel Greg ...

Calpurnias (r)evolutionäre Entdeckungen

Author: Jacqueline Kelly

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446243879

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

View: 6269

Calpurnia ist zwölf, als sie begreift, dass ihr vorgezeichneter Lebensweg, nicht ihren Vorstellungen entspricht. Wie die anderen Mädchen soll auch sie Kochen, Stricken und Klavierspielen lernen, damit sie bald heiraten und eine Familie gründen kann. Doch Cal streift viel lieber durch die Natur, beobachtet Pflanzen und Tiere und macht sich Notizen über ihre Entdeckungen. Der Einzige, der sie versteht, ist ihr Großvater, ein eigenwilliger Forscher und Tüftler. Er schenkt ihr Bücher und öffnet ihr die Augen für den technischen Fortschritt und die naturwissenschaftlichen Erkenntnisse des anbrechenden 20. Jahrhunderts. So erobert sich Cal ihren Weg in eine selbstbestimmte Zukunft.

Der Historiker

Author: Elizabeth Kostova

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827071437

Category: Fiction

Page: 832

View: 4700

Ein junges Mädchen findet in der Bibliothek ihres Vaters ein Konvolut mit vergilbten Briefen. Das Geheimnis um den Vater und das Schicksal der Mutter verbinden sich zu einem Drama, das weit in die Vergangenheit zurückreicht. Die Briefe fragen nach der Herkunft von Vlad dem Pfähler, dem Urbild der Dracula-Legende. Eine atemberaubende Suche in Klöstern, Bibliotheken und Archiven beginnt, bei der Grausamkeiten Draculas zutage treten, die sich bis heute fortsetzen ...