ERIC Number: ED475479
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-Apr
Math Wonders to Inspire Teachers and Students.
Posamentier, Alfred S.
This book offers ideas to enrich instruction and help teachers explore the intrinsic beauty of math. Through dozens of examples from arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and probability, the symmetries, patterns, processes, paradoxes, and surprises that have facilitated generations of great thinkers are revealed. Activities include: (1) The Beauty in Numbers; (2) Some Arithmetic Marvels; (3) Problems with Surprising Solutions; (4) Algebraic Entertainments; (5) Geometric Wonders; (6) Mathematical Paradoxes; (7) Counting and Probability; and (8) Mathematical Potpourri. (KHR)
Descriptors: Algebra, Arithmetic, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometry, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Numeracy, Patterns in Mathematics, Probability, Problem Solving
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.