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On-the-job math mysteries - real-life math from exciting careers by Tyler, Marya Washington.

On-the-job math mysteries - real-life math from exciting careers

"The math problems are tied to NCTM standards, and students will use skills such as selecting an operation, determining place value, using fractions and decimals, working with geometry, applying measurement skills, estimating, and recording and analyzing data to solve them."--Pg.4 of cover.

Aug 20, 2014
Math stories for problem solving success - ready-to-use activities based on real-life situations, grades 6-12 by Overholt, James L.

Math stories for problem solving success - ready-to-use activities based on real-life situations, grades 6-12

This second edition offers updated true-to-life situations designed to motivate teenagers to use math skills for solving everyday problems. It features short stories followed by sets of problems related to the stories that are correlated to the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.--[book cover].

Aug 20, 2014
The Nonfiction Now Lesson Bank, Grades 4-8 - Strategies & Routines For Higher-Level Comprehension In The Content Areas by Akhavan, Nancy L., author.

The Nonfiction Now Lesson Bank, Grades 4-8 - Strategies & Routines For Higher-Level Comprehension In The Content Areas

Aug 20, 2014
More stories to solve - fifteen folktales from around the world by Shannon, George.

More stories to solve - fifteen folktales from around the world

Fifteen brief folktales in which there is a mystery or problem that the reader is invited to solve before the resolution is presented.

Aug 20, 2014
Building understanding with base ten blocks (middle) by Smart, Margaret A.

Building understanding with base ten blocks (middle)

Uses any available model of base ten blocks to develop further understanding of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Aug 20, 2014
1,000 creative writing prompts - ideas for blogs, scripts, stories and more by Cohen, Bryan.

1,000 creative writing prompts - ideas for blogs, scripts, stories and more

Aug 16, 2014
The Oxford illustrated social studies dictionary. by

The Oxford illustrated social studies dictionary.

Aug 16, 2014
The Oxford illustrated science dictionary. by

The Oxford illustrated science dictionary.

Aug 16, 2014
The Oxford illustrated math dictionary. by

The Oxford illustrated math dictionary.

Aug 16, 2014
Mathematics - a basic introduction by Graham, Alan, 1947- author.

Mathematics - a basic introduction

The book covers all the basic areas of mathematics including calculating, fractions, decimals, percentages, measuring, graphs and formulae. Each chapter includes not only an explanation of the knowledge and skills you need, but also worked examples and test questions.

Aug 16, 2014
Mathability - math in the real world by Cain, Michael.

Mathability - math in the real world

A program to build youngster's math problem-solving abilities and also to show them practical applications for the things they learn in their math classes.

Aug 16, 2014
The math of sports by Martin, Hope.

The math of sports

Aug 16, 2014
The math of food by Martin, Hope.

The math of food

Aug 16, 2014
Math for humans - teaching math through 8 intelligences by Wahl, Mark (H. Mark)

Math for humans - teaching math through 8 intelligences

Aug 16, 2014
Mastering vocabulary by Muschla, Gary Robert.

Mastering vocabulary

This title provides helpful instruction and plenty of practice for your child to master the basics of vocabulary. Having a strong grasp of vocabulary is essential for your child to read and write with confidence. "Practice Makes Perfect: Mastering Vocabulary" gives your child bite-sized explanations of the subject, with engaging exercises that keep her or him motivated and excited to learn. They can practice the vocabulary they find challenging, polish skills they've mastered, and stretch themse

Aug 16, 2014
21st century coach. Improving creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration. by

21st century coach. Improving creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration.

Aug 16, 2014
Hi-lo nonfiction passeges for struggling readers, level 4-5 by

Hi-lo nonfiction passeges for struggling readers, level 4-5

Aug 16, 2014
Good grammar- 100 reproducible activities, reading level 3.0 to 4.5, grade 6 to adults by

Good grammar- 100 reproducible activities, reading level 3.0 to 4.5, grade 6 to adults

Aug 16, 2014
Famous celebrity reading, reading level 3.0 to 4.0 by

Famous celebrity reading, reading level 3.0 to 4.0

Aug 16, 2014
Exploring grammar by Muschla, Gary Robert.

Exploring grammar

Contains 160 creative, hands-on activities, offering plenty of opportunities for practice, to help your student build confidence in his or her schoolwork and get better grades.

Aug 16, 2014