A top-selling teacher resource line, The 100+ Series(TM) features over 100 reproducible activities in each book! --Help students achieve their personal best with Timed Math Tests--Addition and Subtraction. Each NCTM standards-based test includes approximately twenty math problems organized by operation, and progressing in difficulty. The book also includes review tests and every test is ready to reproduce and hand out. Each book features 128 perforated, reproducible pages and student record charts and testing tips are also included.
This book has more than 3100 addition facts for daily practice by students. Each page has 2 different sets consisting of 18 problems each. It is recommended for students to attempt 1 set daily for consistent practice. Book starts with addition strategies to help students grasp basic concepts and get started. Once students start gaining confidence in individual facts, they can review their knowledge by solving mixed facts. Book can be used to track practice time for each set. Date and time can be recorded at top of each page. Answer to each problem is given at the end of the book. Addition facts table is available at the end of the problems for easy reference. Knowing addition facts is helpful not only in academics; we frequently use addition in our daily lives too. Just like learning to walk before you can run, learning addition and familiarizing yourself with numbers are building blocks for other math topics taught in school - such as division, long multiplication, fractions and algebra. Mastering the basic math facts develops automaticity in kids. Automaticity is the ability to do things without occupying the mind with the low level details that are required; this is usually the result of consistent learning, repetition, and practice. For instance, an experienced cyclist does not have to concentrate on turning the pedals, balancing, and holding on to the handlebars. Instead, those processes are automatic and the cyclist can concentrate on watching the road, the traffic, and other surroundings. Until students have developed sufficient sensory-cognitive tools supporting access to symbolic memory, they will not be able to image, store or retrieve all of the basic facts with automaticity. Therefore, students need a comprehensive, developmental, and multi-sensory structured system for developing automaticity with the facts.
In just twenty minutes a day you can achieve mathematics success. These drills and work sheets will help your children with number counting, addition, and math on an number line. SPI Math workbooks are committed to education and mastery. Great for public school supplementation, or homeschooling. Don't let math drills go by the wayside during the summer months. Spending just a few precious moments everyday will keep your kids sharp and ahead of the pack. This is one in a series of first grade math books. Be sure to check out the other ones.
"The Mad Minute" takes the "dull" out of the drill, allowing students to achieve instant recall of number facts after only six to eight weeks of working one minute a day.
This book has more than 3100 multiplication facts for daily practice by students. Each page has 2 different sets consisting of 18 problems each. It is recommended for students to attempt 1 set daily for consistent practice. Book starts and ends with times table charts for easy reference followed by some quick multiplication facts. Once students start gaining confidence in individual facts, they can attempt mixed facts. Book can be used to track practice time for each set. Date and time can be recorded at top of each page. Answer to each problem is given at the end of the book. Knowing multiplication facts is helpful not only in academics; we frequently use multiplication in our daily lives too. Just like learning to walk before you can run, learning multiplication and familiarizing yourself with numbers are building blocks for other math topics taught in school - such as division, long multiplication, fractions and algebra. Mastering the basic math facts develops automaticity in kids. Automaticity is the ability to do things without occupying the mind with the low level details that are required; this is usually the result of consistent learning, repetition, and practice. For instance, an experienced cyclist does not have to concentrate on turning the pedals, balancing, and holding on to the handlebars. Instead, those processes are automatic and the cyclist can concentrate on watching the road, the traffic, and other surroundings. Until students have developed sufficient sensory-cognitive tools supporting access to symbolic memory, they will not be able to image, store or retrieve all of the basic facts with automaticity. Therefore, students need a comprehensive, developmental, and multi-sensory structured system for developing automaticity with the facts.
In just twenty minutes a day you can achieve mathematics success. These drills and work sheets will help your children with number counting, addition, and subtraction. SPI Math workbooks are committed to education and mastery. Great for public school supplementation, or homeschooling. Don't let math drills go by the wayside during the summer months. Spending just a few precious moments everyday will keep your kids sharp and ahead of the pack. This is one in a series of first grade math books. Be sure to check out the other ones.
Build students' math fluency with More Minute Math Drills: Addition and Subtraction for grades 1Ð3. This 128-page book includes customizable drill pages for differentiating instruction, number searches, and color-by-number and matching activities. The book supports NCTM and the Common Core State standards and includes reproducible award certificates and answer keys.
Packed with surefire learning strategies and dozens of practice pages to sharpen computational fluency, this book provides teachers with everything they need to help students master the 190 multiplication and division facts that lay the groundwork for building proficiency and speed in problem solving. Veteran teacher Richard Piccirilli guides teachers through five steps to teaching for math-fact mastery. These steps help students 1. Develop a concrete understanding of multiplication and division 2. Use strategies that make learning facts easier and less stressful 3. Practice the procedures and strategies 4. Do meaningful drill exercises to ensure automatic recall 5. Test for mastery so that teachers can pinpoint areas for reteaching For use with Grades 3Ð6.
This book will provide school administrators and teachers with the essential techniques, resources, and guidelines to start a comprehensive “Response To Intervention” process in their own schools. The reader will learn how to: · Help stakeholders “buy-in” to the RTI process · Inventory and organize intervention resources · Create research-based and classroom-friendly student intervention plans · Set objective goals for student improvement · Apply decision rules to determine when a student who fails to respond to intervention should be referred
Adding It Up explores how students in pre-K through 8th grade learn mathematics and recommends how teaching, curricula, and teacher education should change to improve mathematics learning during these critical years. The committee identifies five interdependent components of mathematical proficiency and describes how students develop this proficiency. With examples and illustrations, the book presents a portrait of mathematics learning: Research findings on what children know about numbers by the time they arrive in pre-K and the implications for mathematics instruction. Details on the processes by which students acquire mathematical proficiency with whole numbers, rational numbers, and integers, as well as beginning algebra, geometry, measurement, and probability and statistics. The committee discusses what is known from research about teaching for mathematics proficiency, focusing on the interactions between teachers and students around educational materials and how teachers develop proficiency in teaching mathematics.
First released in the Spring of 1999, How People Learn has been expanded to show how the theories and insights from the original book can translate into actions and practice, now making a real connection between classroom activities and learning behavior. This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning. Like the original edition, this book offers exciting new research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from non-experts? What can teachers and schools do-with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods--to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know, from the neural processes that occur during learning to the influence of culture on what people see and absorb. How People Learn examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. This new knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our current education system. Topics include: How learning actually changes the physical structure of the brain. How existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn. What the thought processes of experts tell us about how to teach. The amazing learning potential of infants. The relationship of classroom learning and everyday settings of community and workplace. Learning needs and opportunities for teachers. A realistic look at the role of technology in education.
**3 BOOKS IN 1!** Building a strong foundation in math is essential for children in the first grade. The activities in this 3-in-1 Super Workbook are designed to help your student become familiar with math concepts like numbers and operations, solid and plane shapes, and graphs and charts. They will help your child to catch up, keep up, and get ahead—and best of all, to have lots of fun doing it! Here are some of the great features you'll find inside: BASIC MATH The Cupcake Eater Counting cupcakes on a plate, and then crossing off the eaten cupcakes and counting how many are left, helps children learn subtraction. MATH GAMES & PUZZLES Safe Crackers Children write numbers from smallest to largest or identify place-value digits to find the right combination for a safe. SHAPES & GEOMETRY Get In Place Children draw a line from each picture outside a Venn diagram to where it belongs inside the diagram, matching food and objects of different shapes. Give your child's confidence a boost with First Grade Super Math Success!
How Students Learn: Mathematics in the Classroom builds on the discoveries detailed in the best-selling How People Learn. Now these findings are presented in a way that teachers can use immediately, to revitalize their work in the classroom for even greater effectiveness. This book shows how to overcome the difficulties in teaching math to generate real insight and reasoning in math students. It also features illustrated suggestions for classroom activities.
Designed to aid middle school students build basic math proficiency and prepare for the challenges of high school. Covers basic arithmetic, fractions, decimals and percentages, algebra and geometry, graphic methods, statistics and probabilities. Includes problem-solving strategies, explanations of difficult math concepts, guides to different types of math problems found on standardized and classroom math tests and hundreds of practice problems with complete answer explanations. Also features a pre-test and post-test to help identify strengths and weaknesses and measure progress.
Early childhood mathematics is vitally important for young children's present and future educational success. Research demonstrates that virtually all young children have the capability to learn and become competent in mathematics. Furthermore, young children enjoy their early informal experiences with mathematics. Unfortunately, many children's potential in mathematics is not fully realized, especially those children who are economically disadvantaged. This is due, in part, to a lack of opportunities to learn mathematics in early childhood settings or through everyday experiences in the home and in their communities. Improvements in early childhood mathematics education can provide young children with the foundation for school success. Relying on a comprehensive review of the research, Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood lays out the critical areas that should be the focus of young children's early mathematics education, explores the extent to which they are currently being incorporated in early childhood settings, and identifies the changes needed to improve the quality of mathematics experiences for young children. This book serves as a call to action to improve the state of early childhood mathematics. It will be especially useful for policy makers and practitioners-those who work directly with children and their families in shaping the policies that affect the education of young children.
The only guide from the ACT organization, the makers of the exam, revised and updated for 2017 and beyond The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018 Edition, Revised and Updated is the must-have resource for college bound students. The guide is the go-to handbook for ACT preparation and the only guide from the makers of the exam. The book and online content includes the actual ACT test forms (taken from real ACT exams). In addition, this comprehensive resource has everything students need to know about when they are preparing for and taking the ACT. The book contains information on how to register for the exam, proven test-taking strategies, ideas for preparing mentally and physically, gearing up for test day, and much more. This invaluable guide includes additional questions and material that contains articles on everything from preparing a standout college application and getting into your top-choice school to succeeding in college The bestselling prep guide from the makers of the ACT test Offers bonus online contest to help boost college readiness Contains the real ACT test forms used in previous years This new edition offers students updated data on scoring your writing test, new reporting categories, as well as updated tips on how to do your best preparing for the test and on the actual test day from the team at ACT. It also offers additional 400 practice questions that are available online.
Math Your Kids WANT To Do Are you tired of the daily homework drama? Do your children sigh, fidget, whine, stare out the window -- anything except work on their math? With the Math You Can Play series, your kids can practice their math skills by playing games with basic items you already have around the house, such as playing cards and dice. "Addition & Subtraction" features 23 kid-tested games, offering a variety of challenges for elementary-age students. Your children can develop mental flexibility by playing with numbers, from basic math facts to the hundreds and beyond. Logic games build strategic thinking skills, and dice games give students hands-on experience with probability. Chapters include: Tens and Teens: Master the concept of number bonds and build a logical foundation for future math.Numbers to One Hundred: Develop mental math skills for working with larger numbers. Practice using place value, addition, and subtraction.Mixed Operations: Give mental muscles a workout with games that require number skills and logical thinking.Logic and Probability: Logic games sharpen inductive and deductive thinking skills, while games of chance build an intuition for probability. Math games pump up mental muscle, reduce the fear of failure, and generate a positive attitude toward mathematics. Through playful interaction, games strengthen a child's intuitive understanding of numbers and build problem-solving strategies. Mastering a math game can be hard work, but kids do it willingly because it is fun. If you are a parent, these games provide opportunities to enjoy quality time with your children. If you are a classroom teacher, use the games as warm-ups and learning center activities or for a relaxing review day at the end of a term. If you are a tutor or homeschooler, make games a regular feature in your lesson plans to build your students' mental math skills. So what are you waiting for? Clear off a table, grab a deck of cards, and let's play some math
Elementary Children's Literature, 4e by Nancy A. Anderson, gives pre-service teachers of elementary, early childhood, and special education students—plus media specialists and parents of children aged infancy through 13—a comprehensive look at children's literature in general plus information about hundreds of today's best books in children's literature. Organized around genres; written in a conversational tone; and packed with teaching strategies, technology applications, authoritative coverage of multicultural literature, and many instructional tie-ins, the book helps teachers and parents apply their knowledge of literature to help children grow in their language and reading abilities.