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Big ideas for growing mathematicians : exploring elementary math with 20 ready-to-go activities

Author: Ann Kajander
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Zephyr Press, ©2007.
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Presents twenty activities ideal for an elementary classroom, each of which is divided into sections that summarize the mathematical concept being taught, the skills and knowledge the students will use and gain during the activity, and step-by-step instructions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kajander, Ann, 1960-
Big ideas for growing mathematicians.
Chicago, Ill. : Zephyr Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006100397
(OCoLC)76902010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Kajander
ISBN: 9781613741313 1613741316 9781613741337 1613741332
OCLC Number: 750228259
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 109 pages) : illustrations
Contents: One in a million --
Math magic --
Cooperative problems --
Lots of dots --
Average pentominoes --
Distributing tiles --
Guess my rule --
Rice problem --
Lines, squares, cubes, and hypercubes --
Fractional salaries --
Temperature experiment --
Circular reasoning --
Coins for compassion --
Toothpick rectangles --
Stairs problem --
Gumball boxes --
Medicine experiment --
Fabulous fractals --
Triangular tessellations --
Kaleidocycles.
Responsibility: Ann Kajander.

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Introducing mathematical ideas like fractals and infinity, this book presents concepts to children using interactive and comprehensible methods. It includes suitable resources for elementary school  Read more...

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"Written directly to the student and using simple materials, this is a good guide for the classroom or to use independently." --"Connect"

 
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