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Making sense of math : how to help every student become a mathematical thinker and problem solver

Author: Cathy L Seeley
Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, USA : ASCD, 2016.
Series: ASCD arias.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Making Sense of Math, Cathy L. Seeley, former president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, shares her insight into how to turn your students into flexible mathematical thinkers and problem solvers. This practical volume concentrates on the following areas: Making sense of math by fostering habits of mind that help students analyze, understand, and adapt to problems when they encounter them.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy L Seeley
ISBN: 9781416622420 141662242X
OCLC Number: 942744564
Description: 53 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Who's smart in math? --
Math is supposed to make sense! --
What mathematics do students need? --
Can struggling be good for students? --
What if we turn teaching upside down? --
Where can I find support? --
Conclusion --
Encore.
Series Title: ASCD arias.
Responsibility: Cathy L. Seeley.

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For students, becoming mathematical thinkers and problem solvers is an essential first step to achieving STEM success. In this brief but thought-provoking look at mathematics teaching, former NCTM  Read more...

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