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Copley, Juanita V. – National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2010
This second edition of the bestselling book "The Young Child and Mathematics" reflects recent developments in math education in a wealth of vignettes from classrooms, activity ideas, and strategies for teaching young children about math processes and concepts. Using standards and guidelines from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics…
Descriptors: Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum, Mathematics
O'Connell, Susan; Croskey, Suzanne G. – Heinemann, 2008
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM's) Process Standards support teaching that helps students develop independent, effective mathematical thinking. The books in the Heinemann Math Process Standards Series give every middle grades math teacher the opportunity to explore each standard in depth. The series offers friendly,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Strategies
O'Connell, Susan, Ed. – Heinemann, 2007
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)'s Process Standards support teaching that helps children develop independent, effective mathematical thinking. The books in the Heinemann Math Process Standards Series give every primary teacher the opportunity to explore each standard in depth. With language and examples that don't require…
Descriptors: Mathematics Activities, Academic Standards, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
Hynes, Ellen Mary, Ed.; Blair, Catherine, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2005
Get students into math using outer space! Mission Mathematics translates the NASA experience into language and experiences appropriate for young learners, and provides teachers with mathematics activities that complement many of the available NASA resources for students and educators. In these motivating investigations, young children engage in…
Descriptors: Investigations, Educational Technology, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Education
Keeley, Page; Mundry, Susan; Tobey, Cheryl Rose; Carroll, Catherine E. – Corwin, 2012
The Curriculum Topic Study (CTS) process, funded by the National Science Foundation, supports teachers in improving practice by connecting standards and research to curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Designed for facilitators, this guide provides a robust set of professional development tools, templates, and designs to strengthen mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Formative Evaluation, Faculty Development, Mathematics Instruction
Schackow, Joy Bronston; O'Connell, Susan – Heinemann, 2008
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM's) Process Standards support teaching that helps students develop independent, effective mathematical thinking. The books in the Heinemann Math Process Standards Series give every middle grades math teacher the opportunity to explore each standard in depth. The series offers friendly,…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction, Thinking Skills, National Standards
O'Connell, Susan, Ed. – Heinemann, 2008
NCTM's Process Standards support teaching that helps upper elementary level children develop independent, effective mathematical thinking. The books in the Heinemann Math Process Standards Series give every intermediate-grades teacher the opportunity to explore each standard in depth. With language and examples that don't require prior math…
Descriptors: Mathematics Activities, Academic Standards, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
Parrish, Sherry – Math Solutions, 2010
"Number Talks" is: (1) A five- to fifteen-minute classroom conversation around purposefully crafted computation problems that are solved mentally; and (2) The best part of a teacher's day. Whether you want to implement number talks but are unsure of how to begin or have experience but want more guidance in crafting purposeful problems, this…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mental Computation, Mathematics Skills, Video Technology
2000
This video offers an exciting four-part adventure about two teenage sleuths who discover the presence of an alien below New York City. As they try to make contact with the alien, they are confronted with a series of mathematical challenges that test their knowledge of the content strands recommended by the National Council of Teachers of…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Fractions, Geometry, Graphs
Kirsner, Steven A.; And Others – 1993
The materials provided in this package include a 24-minute video and a professional development guide. The video portrays several different approaches to teaching mathematics in ways that are consistent with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards. The methods employed differ from conventional mathematics teaching in…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Class Activities, Educational Practices, Elementary School Teachers
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2006
Making connections becomes increasingly important as students proceed through middle school and high school. This book shows ways of embedding connective processes in instruction in grades 9-12. Problems invite mathematical modeling, unify diverse content, call for different representations, and encourage students to look back at their work to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Book Reviews, Textbook Content, Mathematics Activities
Masalski, William J., Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2005
Technology is playing an increasingly important role in the teaching and learning of mathematics at all levels. This publication reports on overviews of research and findings on the impact of technology. It furnishes a context in which to observe teachers in prekindergarten through grade 12 and teacher educators using technology to help their…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Activities, Young Children, Computer Software
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2006
The 2006 NCTM Sixty-eighth Yearbook focuses on students' and teachers' learning in statistics centered on a set of activities. Topics include the relation between mathematics and statistics, the development and enrichment of mathematical concepts through the use of statistics, and a discussion of the research related to teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Yearbooks, Probability, Inferences, Educational Technology
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Clatterbaugh, Martha – Arithmetic Teacher, 1986
Suggestions for using a computer disc containing unprotected programs are given. The Fibonacci sequence, prime factorization, sum puzzlers, and other examples are described. (MNS)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Intermediate Grades