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3 edition of Teaching Math Can Be Fun! found in the catalog.

Teaching Math Can Be Fun!

Mary Lou Nevin

Teaching Math Can Be Fun!

by Mary Lou Nevin

  • 159 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • MATHEMATICS_STUDY AND TEACHING,
  • Mathematics / Study & Teaching,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11092388M
    ISBN 100787297763
    ISBN 109780787297763
    OCLC/WorldCa56140133

    Let’s go on to your second book, The Common Sense of Teaching Mathematics. I could have chosen almost any book by Caleb Gattegno and in fact one of the exciting things is that most of his books are now available for free on a website, no was a maths educator who talked about, in his own practice, teaching the entire five-year secondary maths curriculum in Make math a game – Make your child consider math not as work but as a game that can be played like computer games, sports or fun board games. Use digital games, apps and numerous websites as resources for making math a game. There are numerous activity books that make math fun, as well as websites where you can download fun, early learning.

    Here are seven effective strategies for teaching elementary math: 1. Make it hands-on. Elementary math can be difficult because it involves learning new, abstract concepts that can be tricky for children to visualize. Try to imagine what it's like for a five-year-old to see an addition problem for the very first time. 2 Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics 3 Some Important Things Your Child Needs to Know About Mathematics You can help your child learn math by offering her insights into how to approach math. She will develop more confidence in her math ability if she understands the following points: 1.

    Math Stories Learning math can be intimidating for early learners even seemingly simple concepts such as counting and comparing. Avoid frustration and help children learn to love numbers with these math stories for kids, pulled from our comprehensive learning program, Brainzy. - Here is a list of the BEST children's books for teaching math in primary. Use children’s literature to teach and support math lessons. Grab a FREE printable book guide to the BEST math books .


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Teaching Math Can Be Fun! by Mary Lou Nevin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Math Can Be Fun provides easy-to-implement ideas for getting kids to change their attitudes about math and to become more engaged in learning math.

The book is not about how to do math problems; rather, it is about how to have fun while doing problems.5/5(8). As the book suggests, the book is geared for parents who want to teach their children math.

It might be a good system for a home-school parent, but I find that since my 6 year old daughter is in 1st grade the lessons are going to be a tad different from what she's learning in school/5(4).

Teaching math with picture books gives them a strong math foundation during their elementary years. Math picture books assure both me and my kids that math really isn’t that difficult. In fact, math is all around us – woven into our everyday lives, and it can even be fun. THIS POST PROBABLY CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS.

Making math fun and engaging doesn’t need to be hard or scary. One of the best ways to draw kids in, get them engaged and excited and teach or reinforce concepts is to teach with math story books.

Engaging stories can pique kids’ interest, build on their prior knowledge and help them form meaningful connections. One of the greatest challenges for many elementary kids is mastering the times tables.

And while there are tons of ways to make it fun, one of the best ways is to engage kids with math stories. Using books to introduce or teach multiplication concepts can help ease kids fears, as well as show them math in real life situations.

By Math Funbook Given an equation in y = mx + b form, students must graph it correctly, and use the crossed out answer to solve the puzzle. Self-checking practice with a cartoon and a joke.

They can help kids who love math but aren’t so fond of reading get buried into a book; The math books for kids listed below are mainly for younger children but a few are appropriate for older elementary students.

Since each has a different focus, at the bottom of each book description is list the math concept highlighted in the story. 16 Picture Books About Math to Inspire Curious Kids 1. Triangle by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen. A sassy story about sneaky Triangle trying to play a trick on his friend 2.

Place Value by David Adler and Edward Miller. Love the story about monkeys jumping on the bed. You’ll adore this 3. Teaching children about area and perimeter can often be challenging as it’s an abstract concept to teach which can confuse children.

I’ve used this book a few times when teaching about area and perimeter as it helps them to begin to understand these concepts better by using a real-world context. STEM projects can be a solid way for kids to love math (and science). Whew. That was a long list. I hope that you will take away one or two ideas from this list and make math fun.

Don’t forget to download the FREE checklist so that you can refer back to this Ultimate List of Ways to Make Math Fun anytime. Take a journey with Jo Boaler through the muddy waters of the misconceptions in and around mathematics education.

From dispelling the “math myth” of ability, learning how to change our fixed mindsets to growth mindset, and how to teach mathematics to reach every student, this book is a must read for those who have always loved the subject as well as those who have always feared it.

15 Fun, Creative Math Books for Students in 1st to 8th Grade Ma J Marcus Guido Teaching Tools It’s easy to find grade-appropriate math books for your class, but hard to find ones that capably engage students while teaching essential skills and : Marcus Guido.

Each book features an activity guide to have fun with the math concepts presented in the story. Supports the Common Core Learning Standards. My Half Day -The first two books in the series, One Odd Day and My Even Day, won a Learning Magazine s Teachers Choice Award for Children s Books.

Books are another vital math tool for teachers to use during lessons. Math manipulatives are an absolute must in creating engaged children exploring and learning about math, but children’s literature has a place as well.

Books provide new examples and ways of explaining math concepts. This book is definitely not boring and it can be a great introduction to many students who are interested in mathematics.

I am pretty sure that they can really enjoy it. I mean, really fun : Ali Kayaspor. Fun with Triangles and Other Polygons by David Adler and Nancy Tobin is an incredibly fun book to introduce and teach your students about basic geometry concepts such as triangles, polygons, and angles.

What makes this book so engaging is the hands-on and interactive nature of it. Resources for teaching and learning in the classroom or at home. Download all our Resources for teachers, parents, and kids.

Keeping students engaged and excited about math class can be a tall order. However, with the many advances in technology, it is much easier to make math lessons fun. In addition, technology can also make the math teacher’s job a lot easier by providing pre-made activities, options for differentiating and even helping with pre- and [ ].

Books shelved as math-education: Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching. Today I am participating in the Math Books That Will Change Your Teaching Blog Hop organized by Brandi of The Research Based Classroom.

Take this journey with me and 11 other excellent educators as we discuss books that have changed our teaching. Each blogger will be giving away a copy of the book they reviewed, for FREE!!. Simply enter the giveaway on each blog.

I am very happy to participate. Provide as little information as possible but enough so students can be productive. Effective math teaching supports students as they grapple with mathematical ideas and relationships. Allow them to discover what works and experience setbacks along the way as they adopt a growth mindset about mathematics.

Why Teach With Math Picture Books? More expert heads than mine have focused on the power of using picture books to teach mathematics.

This article "Building a Teaching Bridge from Reading to Math" by Marilyn Burns clearly explains the parallels between teaching math and reading, as well as the importance of using reading to teach math.

(Hint. Math Picture Books for Kids If you're an elementary teacher, you've probably seen these two kinds of students in your classroom: Students who understand and enjoy math. Students who are frustrated by math because they don't understand it. It's your job to help those in the second group find their way into the first group.

Luckily, picture books about math can really help.