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For the Rising Math Olympians: The Ultimate Handbook for Winning Math Competitio…

For the Rising Math Olympians contains over 500 examples and brand-new problems in Number Theory, Algebra, Counting & Probability, and Geometry that are frequently tested in math competitions. Each chapter contains concepts with detailed explanations, examples with step-by-step solutions, and review problems to reinforce the students’ understanding. This book is written for beginning mathletes who […]

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Sixth Grade Math Minutes

One Hundred Minutes to Better Basic Skills Help middle-grade students master essential math skills with the motivating, classroom-tested Math Minutes format featured in these two new books. Each book provides 100 Minutes of 10 problems each for students to complete within a one- to two-minute period. Providing daily practice in every key area of math […]

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A Decade of the Berkeley Math Circle: The American Experience (MSRI Mathematical…

Many mathematicians have been drawn to mathematics through their experience with math circles: extracurricular programs exposing teenage students to advanced mathematical topics and a myriad of problem-solving techniques and inspiring in them a lifelong love for mathematics. Founded in 1998, the Berkeley Math Circle (BMC) is a pioneering model of a U.S. math circle, aspiring […]

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Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers’ Understanding of Fundamen…

Studies of teachers in the U.S. often document insufficient subject matter knowledge in mathematics. Yet, these studies give few examples of the knowledge teachers need to support teaching, particularly the kind of teaching demanded by recent reforms in mathematics education. Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics describes the nature and development of the knowledge that elementary […]

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Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who’s Boss

Read Danica McKellar’s posts on the Penguin Blog. The New York Times bestseller-from the “Dancing With The Stars” contestant and popular author of Math Doesn’t Suck, Hot X: Algebra Exposed, and Girls Get Curves-teaches girls how to kick pre-algebra butt In her New York Times bestselling books, actress and math genius Danica McKellar shatters the […]

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Mastering Essential Math Skills FRACTIONS

Perfect Math For Students Who Are Math ChallengedLEARN FRACTIONS THE FUN, EASY WAY! Students Will Master All Fraction OperationsPresented in a simple format that everyone can understandEach lesson flows smoothly & logically to the nextLessons are short, concise, and to the pointLots of examples with solutionsEach lesson includes valuable Helpful HintsReview is built into each […]

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Strength in Numbers: Collaborative Learning in Secondary Mathematics

Students who work together, succeed together. Isn t that every teacher s goal? Use group work effectively to create a learning environment in the secondary mathematics classroom. Learn how students experience learning mathematics in collaborative settings. Develop tasks, concepts, strategies, and tools that create successful group work and reach students of all abilities. Written by […]