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Math projects by Stulgis-Blalock, Joyce A.

Math projects

"Math projects correlates to NCTM standards and specific math concepts, helping teachers to coordinate exciting group and individual projects for their students"--Back 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
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
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
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
Occumatics (reproducibles in binder) by

Occumatics (reproducibles in binder)

Aug 14, 2014
Occumatics. by Poor, Scott Robert.

Occumatics.

'Occumatics I' was developed as a method of showing students the complete cycle of math from learning the facts to using math as an adult in the work force. Activities are provide that require students to apply math skills to real life situatuions without being unduly intimidated.--introduction.

Aug 20, 2014
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
Painless reading comprehension by Jones, Darolyn.

Painless reading comprehension

"This book--for junior and senior high school students--asks students meaningful questions about their reading preferences and difficulties and helps them discover what type of reader they are and how to improve overall comprehension. Guided by the author, who is an experienced teacher, students will gain important and useful techniques and exercises to learn how to read with ease, and to comprehend what they are reading. Most important, they discover how to transform a once-arduous task into a

Aug 20, 2014
Painless speaking by Mary Elizabeth (Mary Elizabeth Podhaizer)

Painless speaking

Discusses oral communication from the mechanics of speaking, through effects of culture, to conversational speech, reading alone or aloud, memorized or extemporaneous speaking, and more.

Aug 20, 2014
Practice makes perfect grammar, grades 4 to 8 by

Practice makes perfect grammar, grades 4 to 8

Aug 16, 2014
Reading comprehension activity books, reading level 2.0 to 5.0 by

Reading comprehension activity books, reading level 2.0 to 5.0

Aug 16, 2014
Real-world math by Rhodes, Genene.

Real-world math

Gives the teacher workbook materials to help students relate their math skills to the problems they will encounter in adult life, such as personal budgeting, major purchases, figuring discounts, balancing a checkbook, etc.

Aug 20, 2014
Science question of the day - 180 standards-based questions that engage students in quick review of key content--and get them ready for the tests by Finton, Nancy.

Science question of the day - 180 standards-based questions that engage students in quick review of key content--and get them ready for the tests

A few minutes a day is all it takes to get students ready for the science tests! Use this collection of short, thought-provoking questions to introduce or review key topics, such as animal adaptation, ecosystems, weather, the solar system, matter, and energy. Students also get practice in critical thinking, reading charts and graphs, using models, and more. Great for starting the day or engaging fast finishers.

Aug 16, 2014
Stories to solve - folktales from around the world by Shannon, George.

Stories to solve - folktales from around the world

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
Teaching through differentiated instruction teaching reading resource by

Teaching through differentiated instruction teaching reading resource

Aug 16, 2014
Teaching vocabulary resource by

Teaching vocabulary resource

Aug 16, 2014
Teaching writing resources by

Teaching writing resources

Aug 16, 2014
The amazing story generator - mix-and-match creative writing prompts by

The amazing story generator - mix-and-match creative writing prompts

Combines characters, plots, and settings in three parts to inspire story ideas.

Aug 20, 2014
The complete book of maps & geography. Grades 3-6. by

The complete book of maps & geography. Grades 3-6.

"Step-by-step map skill building ; state, regional, and global geography ; comprehensive review pages ; hand-on activities"--Cover.

Aug 20, 2014