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Eyes on Math: A Visual Approach to Teaching Math Concepts, 1st Edition

  • Marian Small
  • Amy Lin
  • ISBN-10: 0807753912
  • ISBN-13: 9780807753910
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Eyes on Math is a unique resource that shows how to use images to stimulate mathematical teaching conversations around K-8 math concepts. • Includes more than 120 full-colour graphics and pictures that illustrate mathematical topics • Each image is supported with: ◦ A brief mathematical background and context ◦ Questions to use with students to lead the instructional conversation ◦ Expected answers for each question ◦ Explanations for why each question is important ◦ Follow-up extensions to solidify and assess student understanding gained through discussion • Images can be downloaded for projection onto interactive whiteboards or screens • Provides new ways for teachers to clarify concepts that students find difficult • Invaluable for teachers working with students with lower reading ability, including ELL and special education students

Features

  • Includes more than 120 full-colour graphics and pictures that illustrate mathematical topics

  • Each image is supported with: a brief mathematical background and context, questions to use with students to lead the instructional conversation, expected answers for each question, explanations for why each question is important, and follow-up extensions to solidify and assess student understanding gained through discussion.

  • Images can be downloaded for projection onto interactive whiteboards or screens

  • Provides new ways for teachers to clarify concepts that students find difficult

  • Invaluable for teachers working with students with lower reading ability, including ELL and special education students

  • Includes mathematics background for each topic

  • Suggests good questions to ask to evoke a deeper understanding

About the Author

Marian Small

Marian Small is the former Dean of Education at the University of New Brunswick. She has been a professor of mathematics education and worked in the field for close to 45 years. Dr. Small is a regular speaker on K–12 mathematics throughout Canada and around the world. The focus of Dr. Small’s professional work has been the development of curriculum and text materials for students of mathematics. She has been an author on many text series at both elementary and secondary levels in Canada, the United States, Australia, and Bhutan. She has produced materials for and been distributed by several ministries of education across the country.