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Big Ideas from Dr. Small, Grade K-3 (Softcover), 1st Edition

  • Marian Small
  • ISBN-10: 0176105557
  • ISBN-13: 9780176105556
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

Big Ideas from Dr. Small provides math teachers with what they need to know to teach the curriculum while focusing on the big ideas for each math concept. Each book includes hundreds of practical activities and follow-up questions to use in the classroom. The accompanying Facilitator's Guide is ideal for coaches and leaders of Professional Learning Communities.


  • Essential math background and practical ideas to support teaching

  • Helps teachers see the connections in math

  • Clear graphics illustrate key mathematics concepts

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.