Making Math Meaningful, Third Edition: Print Book by Marian SmallMaking Math Meaningful, Third Edition: Print Book by Marian Small

Making Math Meaningful, Third Edition: Print Book

byMarian Small

Paperback | December 22, 2015

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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.
Marian Small is the former Dean of Education at the University of New Brunswick. She has been a professor of mathematics education for over 30 years and is a regular speaker on K-12 mathematics throughout Canada and the United States. The focus of Dr. Small's scholarly work has been the development of curriculum and text materials fo...
Title:Making Math Meaningful, Third Edition: Print BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 10.87 × 8.38 × 0.98 inPublished:December 22, 2015Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:017658255X

ISBN - 13:9780176582555

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible I use this book all the time when I am planning a math unit. Great insight into how students can best learn and what teachers should be aware of when introducing students to math concepts.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Resource This textbook has a number of great resources and ideas for teaching math. It goes over units of study and discusses many ways to get students actively involved in learning math, and not just sitting answering questions. A great guide.
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! Another great book by Marian Small. Lots of good ideas for making math meaningful and engaging for elementary learners. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-03-20
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Date published: 2016-11-23

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: How Students Learn Math and What Math We Want Them to LearnChapter 2: Focusing Instruction on Big Ideas and Mathematical ProcessesChapter 3: Assessment and EvaluationChapter 4: Planning InstructionChapter 5: A Focus on Problem SolvingChapter 6: A Focus on CommunicationChapter 7: Early NumbersChapter 8: Early OperationsChapter 9: Developing Fact FluencyChapter 10: Representing Larger Whole NumbersChapter 11: Estimation and Calculation Strategies with Larger Whole NumbersChapter 12: FractionsChapter 13: DecimalsChapter 14: Ration and ProportionChapter 15: Extending the Number System to Negative and Irrational NumbersChapter 16: Patterns and AlgebraChapter 17: 3-D and 2-D ShapesChapter 18: Location and MovementChapter 19: The Nature of Measurement, and a Focus on Length and AreaChapter 20: Capacity, Volume, Mass, Time, Temperature, and AnglesChapter 21: DataChapter 22: Probability