Download PDF by Marilyn Burns: 50 problem-solving lessons: The best from 10 years of math

By Marilyn Burns

ISBN-10: 0941355160

ISBN-13: 9780941355162

For a few years, Marilyn Burns has produced a e-newsletter for academics. every one e-newsletter comprises classroom-tested actions from academics around the nation. This compilation provides the newsletters' most sensible problem-solving classes for grades 1-6. the teachings span the strands of the mathematics curriculum and are illustrated with kid's paintings.

Show description

Read or Download 50 problem-solving lessons: The best from 10 years of math solutions newsletters PDF

Best certification & development books

New PDF release: A Teacher's Guide to Classroom Research, 4th Edition

How can we behavior school room study? Why is lecture room examine worthy to academics and faculties? How does school room learn give a contribution to educating, studying and college transformation? The fourth variation of this bestselling booklet is a realistic consultant for lecturers that desire to behavior learn of their study rooms and for colleges that desire to increase their perform.

Read e-book online The Inspired Teacher: How to Know One, Grow One, or Be One PDF

Educating is a posh job and there is no one real route to development, so here is a booklet that describes thirteen research-based ways in which academics, despite their event, can develop professionally and objective for actually encouraged instructing. From understanding the topic, to fixing educational difficulties, to exhibiting ardour for educating, study transparent steps that every one academics can take to progressively increase their abilities and remain on a continuum for ongoing development.

Download e-book for iPad: Successful Teaching 14-19: Theory, Practice and Reflection by Warren Kidd, Gerry Czerniawski

Are you searching for a whole education handbook, to get you thru your assignments, assist you in your educating perform and aid you on your first instructing task? For trainee academics learning to educate the 14 to 19 age staff in secondary faculties and schools, winning instructing 14-19 is a realistic advisor overlaying the basic abilities that needs to be received with the intention to effectively entire your direction.

Download e-book for iPad: Success in the Superintendency: Tips and Advice by Kay T. Worner

Luck within the Superintendency may also help new and aspiring superintendents achieve significant, useful details from award profitable, skilled superintendents. The book's ten chapters disguise themes identifiable to each superintendent_no subject what percentage years adventure she or he has at the activity. the writer and editor of the publication, Kay T.

Extra info for 50 problem-solving lessons: The best from 10 years of math solutions newsletters

Sample text

After about 15 minutes, David called the class to attention. “Each pair will show the class 53 50 PROBLEM-SOLVING LESSONS David followed this lesson with an exploration of the ways to divide rectangles into 2 through 10 equal shares. ) one square that you divided,” he said. ” As each pair came to the front of the room, David drew a square on the board on which the two students showed their method. The children had to explain why the part they shaded was one-half of the square. David invited others in the class to ask questions and challenge the results if they disagreed.

One pair of students used a ruler successfully but in an unconventional way. They discovered that the length of a rectangle was exactly the same as five widths of a ruler and used that information to draw fifths! One pair divided their “cake” as shown below and felt satisfied that there were 16 equal pieces. The students divided their “cakes” in various ways. “Some are short and fat and some are long and skinny and it all evens out,” the two children explained to David.

Sarah and Amika had a particularly difficult time. Once they drew it, however, they were able to explain why what they shaded represented half. “See, this corner part is the same as this part,” Sarah explained as Amika pointed. ” The students used various ways to divide squares in half. Jeremy’s example raised the question of how to prove whether what was shaded really was half. He wasn’t sure how to explain it, but he was convinced that he was correct. Children made suggestions, and soon Jeremy was cutting up the square to compare areas.

Download PDF sample

50 problem-solving lessons: The best from 10 years of math solutions newsletters by Marilyn Burns

by Mark

Rated 4.71 of 5 – based on 49 votes

Categories: Certification Development