Little Kids¿powerful Problem Solvers: Math Stories From A Kindergarten Classroom by Angela Giglio AndrewsLittle Kids¿powerful Problem Solvers: Math Stories From A Kindergarten Classroom by Angela Giglio Andrews

Little Kids¿powerful Problem Solvers: Math Stories From A Kindergarten Classroom

byAngela Giglio Andrews, Paul R. Trafton

Paperback | February 15, 2002

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This collection of stories from Angela Andrew's classroom highlights the problem-solving potential of very young students.  With every story, Andrews provides not only a narrative, but also a thoughtful appraisal of her own decisions, dilemmas, and choices in the teaching of math.  At the end of each story, Paul Trafton focuses on the math involved and the mathematical reasoning of the children

Title:Little Kids¿powerful Problem Solvers: Math Stories From A Kindergarten ClassroomFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.25 × 7.3 × 0.35 inPublished:February 15, 2002Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0325004315

ISBN - 13:9780325004310

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Table of Contents

 

    Contents:
    1. Little Kids–Powerful Problem Solvers
    2. September–Which Holds More?
    3. October–The Dilemma of Sharing Cookies
    4. November–It's Not Fair! They've Got More Blocks
    5. December–When Is a "Triangle" a Triangle?
    6. January–Soup with Chicken Inside
    7. February–The Secret of the Hearts
    8. March–Ms. McGill's Challenge
    9. April–Aaron and the Tall Tower
    10. May–"Dear Bus Barn"
    11. June–Revisiting the Rice Table

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?As I began reading the book I had not anticipated that I would want to join a cheering section to encourage [the kindergartners] effortsso easily are readers brought into the unfolding interactions and events in the classroom.??Lilian G. Katz, Professor Emerita, CoDirector, ERIC/EECE, University of Illinois