Making Math Meaningful to Canadian Students, K-8, 3rd Edition
- ISBN-10: 017658255X
- ISBN-13: 9780176582555
- 0 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2013, 2009
- COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
In this new edition, Dr. Marian Small combines her wealth of research and practical experience to create this thorough, yet very accessible resource. Making Math Meaningful provides teachers with insight on how to make mathematics make sense to students and capture their interest. An invaluable reference for teachers who often have not had specialist training in mathematics, yet are expected to teach sophisticated curriculum to a diverse student population. Uniquely Canadian, this resource is filled with samples from Canadian student texts and attention to Canadian curricula.
Chapter 1: How Students Learn Math and What Math We Want Them to Learn
Chapter 2: Focusing Instruction on Big Ideas and Mathematical Processes
Chapter 3: Assessment and Evaluation
Chapter 4: Planning Instruction
Chapter 5: A Focus on Problem Solving
Chapter 6: A Focus on Communication
Chapter 7: Early Numbers
Chapter 8: Early Operations
Chapter 9: Developing Fact Fluency
Chapter 10: Representing Larger Whole Numbers
Chapter 11: Estimation and Calculation Strategies with Larger Whole Numbers
Chapter 12: Fractions
Chapter 13: Decimals
Chapter 14: Ration and Proportion
Chapter 15: Extending the Number System to Negative and Irrational Numbers
Chapter 16: Patterns and Algebra
Chapter 17: 3-D and 2-D Shapes
Chapter 18: Location and Movement
Chapter 19: The Nature of Measurement, and a Focus on Length and Area
Chapter 20: Capacity, Volume, Mass, Time, Temperature, and Angles
Chapter 21: Data
Chapter 22: Probability
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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