Build critical math skills in the early grades with these ready-to-use activities tied to the NCTM Curriculum Focal Points. Each activity includes reproducible materials (worksheets, games, cards), teaching instructions, and assessment and extension suggestions. CD includes digital book with virtual Unifix Cubes that can be connected to make rods, form patterns, and more! 90 pages.
Do the new math standards have you scrambling? Have you been searching for pattern blocks, multilink cubes, prisms, tangrams, or puzzles to use in your next lesson? Do you want to know where to find the best calculators, math books, games, reproducibles, toys, or other math materials? You'll find math resources quickly and easily with Perry's new guide! Organized by such topics as problem solving, estimation, number sense and numeration, and geometry and spatial relationships, this book shows you where to find the manipulatives and materials you need to support the new NCTM standards. Each product is briefly described along with its classroom applications. Materials of exceptional quality and value are indicated. Even the addresses of publishers and suppliers are given. If you're looking for ways to make the implementation of the standards easier, you'll want this book. It's a great resource and a real time-saver!
If you've ever questioned how to make maths stations work, you'll find this resource invaluable. It contains ideas to help children develop conceptual understanding and skills, use maths vocabulary as they talk about their mathematical thinking, and connect big ideas to meaningful exploration and practice.
Inspiring, empowering, and preparing preservice teachers for today’’s classroom, ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS IS ANYTHING BUT ELEMENTARY: CONTENT AND METHODS FROM A DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVE is a comprehensive program that delivers both a content and a methods text. Serving as a professional development guide for both pre-service and in-service teachers, this text’’s integrated coverage helps dissolve the line between content and methods—and consequently bolsters teachers’’ confidence in their delivery of math instruction. A strong emphasis on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics five core standards provides key information common to most state curricula relative to NCTM standards for pre-K through sixth grade. In addition, text content is based on thorough elementary mathematical scope and sequences that have been shown to be an effective means for guiding the delivery of curriculum and instruction. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
For Mathematics Methods in Elementary School courses. The first methods textbook to show readers how NCTM Principles and Standards drive mathematics instruction is now the first to take you right into the math classroom to examine children's reasoning and see its implications for teaching. This thoroughly revised edition illustrates how to create a learner-centered classroom that allows the reader to nurture a child's ability to communicate mathematical thinking and link that knowledge to developmentally appropriate teaching practices. A strong focus on NCTM Standards, developing tools for teaching, and its manageable length ensures readers will use this book as a reference well into their first years of teaching. Connecting to the Standards sections use the Annenberg/CPB videos and IMAP CD clips to demonstrate how to teach to the NCTM content and process standards. Illustrates for readers how to easily integrate daily classroom implementation of the NCTM content and process standards to meet state and school district mandates. Standards Matrix tables open each chapter clearly outlining the developmentally appropriate standards each chapter covers. and use a basis for portfolio development, and a rich reference resource for their first classroom. Standards Links - connect the NCTM Standards to the mathematical concepts addressed in the text Readers become familiar with standards accountability that will assist them in lesson planning. Manipulatives are now located in the back of every copy of the book and available online
Content and Methods for Prekindergarten Through Grade Four
Author: Anita C. Burris
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Teaching strategies are grounded in the NCTM standards and illustrated with real student work. In addition, the author provides a full range of concrete developmental activities that encourage future teachers to make math make sense for themselves as well as for their students.Believing that teachers who are comfortable with mathematics develop learners who are comfortable with mathematics, this author empowers preservice preK-4 teachers to teach math confidently by laying a solid foundation of math concepts, and building on that foundation with engaging, meaningful, standards-based teaching methods. Integrated in this unique combined approach to teaching mathematics is a thorough discussion of math manipulatives, as well as the use of technology—computer and otherwise—to assist today's mathematics teacher.For educators, aids, and parents responsible for teaching Pre-K to fourth grade math.
This classic allows readers to easily build a valuable set of ideas and reference materials for actual classroom use. Designed to aid the teacher in understanding mathematical concepts and relationships, the authors reflect recent recommendations from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards 2000.