Let s Play Math

Filename: let-s-play-math.pdf
ISBN: 1892083205
Release Date: 2016-12-31
Number of pages:
Author: Denise Gaskins

Download and read online Let s Play Math in PDF and EPUB All parents and teachers have one thing in common: we want our children to understand and be able to use math. Written by a veteran homeschooling mom, Let's Play Math offers a wealth of practical, hands-on ideas for exploring math from preschool to high school. Whether you want to balance and enrich a traditional curriculum or launch an off-road mathematical adventure of your own, this book helps you introduce your children to the "Aha!" factor--the thrill of conquering a tough challenge. True mathematical thinking involves the same creative reasoning that children use to solve puzzles. Your children will build a stronger foundation of understanding when you approach math as a family game, playing with ideas.

Let s Play Math

Filename: let-s-play-math.pdf
ISBN: 0802704182
Release Date: 1973-01-01
Number of pages: 184
Author: Michael Holt
Publisher: New York : Walker

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Professor Stewart s Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Filename: professor-stewart-s-casebook-of-mathematical-mysteries.pdf
ISBN: 9781847654328
Release Date: 2014-10-02
Number of pages: 559
Author: Ian Stewart
Publisher: Profile Books

Download and read online Professor Stewart s Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries in PDF and EPUB Like its wildly popular predecessors Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities and Hoard of Mathematical Treasures, Professor Stewart's brand-new book is a miscellany of over 150 mathematical curios and conundrums, packed with trademark humour and numerous illustrations.In addition to the fascinating formulae and thrilling theorems familiar to Professor Stewart's fans, the Casebook follows the adventures of the not-so-great detective Hemlock Soames and his sidekick Dr John Watsup (immortalised in the phrase 'Watsup, Doc?'). By a remarkable coincidence they live at 222B Baker Street, just across the road from their more illustrious neighbour who, for reasons known only to Dr Watsup, is never mentioned by name. A typical item is 'The Case of the Face-Down Aces', a mathematical magic trick of quite devilish cunning... Ranging from one-liners to four-page investigations from the frontiers of mathematical research, the Casebook reveals Professor Stewart at his challenging and entertaining best.

Mastering the Math Monsters

Filename: mastering-the-math-monsters.pdf
ISBN: 1892083035
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Number of pages: 64
Author: Denise Gaskins

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Filename: matharts.pdf
ISBN: 0876591772
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Number of pages: 255
Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.

Download and read online MathArts in PDF and EPUB An easy way to teach math to young children using art.

Family Math

Filename: family-math.pdf
ISBN: 0912511060
Release Date: 1986
Number of pages: 302
Author: Jean Kerr Stenmark
Publisher: EQUALS

Download and read online Family Math in PDF and EPUB "The Family Math course introduces parents and their children to good ideas that help them improve their mathematical skills and gain appreciation for mathematics." - p. ix.

Playing with Math

Filename: playing-with-math.pdf
ISBN: 0977693937
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Number of pages: 380
Author: Sue Vanhattum
Publisher: Natural Math

Download and read online Playing with Math in PDF and EPUB Brings together the stories of over thirty authors who share their math enthusiasm with their communities, families, or students. Every chapter includes a puzzle, game, or activity. For parents, grandparents, teachers, math enthusiasts, homeschoolers.

Moebius Noodles

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ISBN: 0977693953
Release Date: 2013-04-25
Number of pages: 88
Author: Yelena McManaman

Download and read online Moebius Noodles in PDF and EPUB "How do you want your child to feel about math? Confident, curious and deeply connected? Then Moebius Noodles is for you. It offers advanced math activities to fit your child's personality, interests, and needs. Can you enjoy playful math with your child? Yes! The book shows you how to go beyond your own math limits and anxieties to do so. It opens the door to a supportive online community that will answer your questions and give you ideas along the way. Learn how you can create an immersive rich math environment for your baby. Find out ways to help your toddler discover deep math in everyday experiences. Play games that will develop your child's sense of happy familiarity with mathematics. A five-year-old once asked us, "Who makes math?" and jumped for joy at the answer, "You!" Moebius Noodles helps you take small, immediate steps toward the sense of mathematical power. You and your child can make math your own. Together, make your own math!"--Publisher's website.

Socks Are Like Pants Cats Are Like Dogs

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ISBN: 0977693902
Release Date: 2016-01-25
Number of pages: 92
Author: Malke Rosenfeld
Publisher: Natural Math

Download and read online Socks Are Like Pants Cats Are Like Dogs in PDF and EPUB Do you want your children to feel like algebra is beautiful, playful, and intuitive? Socks Are Like Pants, Cats Are Like Dogs inspires families and groups to play, solve, talk, and make math--together! The book is filled with a diverse collection of math games, puzzles, and activities exploring the mathematics of choosing, identifying and sorting. The activities inside are portable and easy to start. Many require little in the way of materials and preparation. Teacher and parent tested in real classrooms and living rooms, the ideas in this book are created to encourage endless inventiveness and variation. Be inspired to play and create, again and again, each time with a different, perhaps surprising result. Don't hesitate--play math today!

Number Jugglers Math Card Games

Filename: number-jugglers-math-card-games.pdf
ISBN: 0761108823
Release Date: 1998-01
Number of pages: 80
Author: Ruth Bell Alexander
Publisher: Workman Publishing

Download and read online Number Jugglers Math Card Games in PDF and EPUB Presents twenty games designed to teach fundamental math concepts whether played alone or with others.

Family Math for Young Children

Filename: family-math-for-young-children.pdf
ISBN: 0912511273
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Number of pages: 195
Author: Grace Dávila Coates
Publisher: Equals Publications

Download and read online Family Math for Young Children in PDF and EPUB Presents a collection of fun math activities on the theme of comparing for children 4 to 8 years old.

How Not to Be Wrong

Filename: how-not-to-be-wrong.pdf
ISBN: 9780143127536
Release Date: 2015-05-26
Number of pages: 480
Author: Jordan Ellenberg
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online How Not to Be Wrong in PDF and EPUB "Using the mathematician's method of analyzing life and exposing the hard-won insights of the academic community to the layman, minus the jargon ... Ellenberg pulls from history as well as from the latest theoretical developments to provide those not trained in math with the knowledge they need"--

Family Learning

Filename: family-learning.pdf
ISBN: 9780988857018
Release Date: 2013-02-14
Number of pages: 364
Author: William F. Russell
Publisher: BookBaby

Download and read online Family Learning in PDF and EPUB The whole concept that author and educator William F. Russell, Ed.D., calls “Family Learning” centers on the fact that children spend only 13% of their waking hours between birth and age 18 in school. What sense does it make to confine all their learning to that narrow sliver of life? Family Learning: How to Help Your Children Succeed in School by Learning at Home offers practical, simple activities that parents can do with their children (grades K-8) to help them understand school concepts by using them in real-world applications. These “learning adventures,” as Dr. Russell calls them, can be done in the kitchen, in the backyard, in the car, on weekends, on holidays, on vacations—wherever and whenever parents and children can find joy in discovering a new piece of learning together. Through these family-centered, out-of-school learning activities, children understand that opportunities for learning are all around them, all the time, no matter where they live or what they happen to be studying in school at the time. Parents can play a powerful role in encouraging this “learning attitude,” which will benefit their children both in school and in life. And it is this attitude toward continual learning that children will take with them into their adult lives, into their careers, and into the families that they themselves create. “Family Learning” is an idea that can become a part of every family, no matter what the family’s income or educational level may be. Decades of clear and consistent research have shown that the activities that are customary in everyday family life are the surest predictor of a child’s success in school. Dr. Russell’s Family Learning book provides parents with a way to begin playing a more-active role in their children’s learning by using whatever time they have available to share fun, time-tested activities that are geared specifically to their child’s interest and level of learning. “What I call ‘Family Learning,’” Dr. Russell explains, “is not just school work at home, but rather, an enjoyable way for families to grow together, as parents and children each grow individually.” Family Learning: How to Help Your Children Succeed in School by Learning at Home identifies hundreds of library books (all with Dewey classifications) and other free or inexpensive learning resources, and it provides over a hundred web links to videos that help parents explain and demonstrate concepts in all school subjects including character development. Family Learning also provides a model that parents, teachers, and community leaders can use to expand learning opportunities—and learning in general—throughout any school district or community.

Maths on the Go

Filename: maths-on-the-go.pdf
ISBN: 9781473524019
Release Date: 2016-01-14
Number of pages: 208
Author: Rob Eastaway
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Maths on the Go in PDF and EPUB 'Here are some great ideas here to help parents switch their kids on to maths. Just getting children to appreciate that maths is part of everyday life can have a massive positive impact – and this book shows you how!' Mike Ellicock, Chief Executive, National Numeracy Need some help with addition? Play a game of Salute Having trouble with times tables? Try Times Table Donk Floundering with fractions? Get creative cutting up the toast with your kids at breakfast Busy mums or dads are crying out for quick and easy ways to help their children with primary school maths and beyond. Here are 101 simple tips, games and activities to make practising maths as engaging and enjoyable as possible, for you and your child. All can be incorporated into the everyday routine – at home and on the go – with minimal fuss and no expensive kit – helping children have fun with numbers. Indeed, most of the time they won’t even realise that maths is involved. Sneaky! Areas covered include, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, ratio and proportion, telling the time, estimation, measurement, geometry and shapes, with an emphasis on problem solving throughout.

How People Learn

Filename: how-people-learn.pdf
ISBN: 9780309070362
Release Date: 2000-08-11
Number of pages: 384
Author: Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning with additional material from the Committee on Learning Research and Educational Practice
Publisher: National Academies Press

Download and read online How People Learn in PDF and EPUB First released in the Spring of 1999, How People Learn has been expanded to show how the theories and insights from the original book can translate into actions and practice, now making a real connection between classroom activities and learning behavior. This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning. Like the original edition, this book offers exciting new research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from non-experts? What can teachers and schools do-with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods--to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know, from the neural processes that occur during learning to the influence of culture on what people see and absorb. How People Learn examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. This new knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our current education system. Topics include: How learning actually changes the physical structure of the brain. How existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn. What the thought processes of experts tell us about how to teach. The amazing learning potential of infants. The relationship of classroom learning and everyday settings of community and workplace. Learning needs and opportunities for teachers. A realistic look at the role of technology in education.