Math Memories You Can Count On

A Literature-Based Approach to Teaching Mathematics in the Primary Grades

Rooted in real-life math experiences, this highly readable book explores innovative ways you can teach math principles using the best children's books. This simple book shows teachers how to select, organize, and use children's literature to connect children with real-world math. Committed to creating long-lasting positive math memories, it goes beyond reading about math and encourages linking text with relevant manipulatives in a hands-on, minds-on, problem-solving environment.

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Rooted in real-life math experiences, this highly readable book explores innovative ways you can teach math principles using the best children's books. This simple book shows teachers how to select, organize, and use children's literature to connect children with real-world math. Committed to creating long-lasting positive math memories, it goes beyond reading about math and encourages linking text with relevant manipulatives in a hands-on, minds-on, problem-solving environment.

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About the Author(s)

Jo-Anne grew up in London, Ontario, and attended London Teachers College. She received her bachelor's degree from York University and her master's degree from Niagara University. She also holds an International Special Education Diploma.

Table of Contents

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Preface
1. Memories of Mathematics Instruction
2. Creating Positve Math Memories
3. Building New Mathematics Memories
4. Securing Long-Lasting Math Memories
5. Exploring Meaningful Math Memories
6. Investivating Appropriate Methods to Measure Growth in Math Understanding
7. The Five Mathematics Strands
A Final Note
Appendixes

Product Details

Grade Range: K-4
Media: 128 pp/paper
Year: 2008
Item No: 8227
ISBN: 978-155138-227-2

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