Mathematical Reasoning For Elem Teachers

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: PEARSON
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Provides hands-on manipulative-based activities keyed to the text that involve future elementary school teachers discovering concepts, solving problems, and exploring mathematical ideas. These actitives can be adapted for use with elementary students at a later time.

Table of Contents

Thinking Critically
When You Don't Know What to Do
Pictoral Patterns
Number Patterns
What's the Rule?
Polygons and Diagonals
Ten People in a Canoe
Fascinating Fibonacci
Magic Number Tricks
An Ancient Game
Attribute Elimination
Missing Persons Report
Who Dunit?
What's the Number?
Eliminate the Impossible
Candies, Couples and a Quiz
What's the Last Card?
Chapter Summary
Sets and Whole Numbers
What's in the Loop?
Loop de Loops
Odd and Even Patterns
Multiplication Arrays
Finding the Missing Factor
How Many Cookies?
Paper Powers
The King's Problem
Chapter Summary
Numeration and Computation
Regrouping Numbers
Find the Missing Numbers
A Visit to Fouria
It All Adds Up
What's the Difference?
Multi-digit Multiplication
Multi-digit Division
Division Array
Target Number
Least and Greatest
Chapter Summary
Number Theory
A Square Experiment
A Sieve of Another Sort
Great Divide Game
The Factor Game
How Many Factors?
Interesting Numbers
Tiling with Squares
Pool Factors
Chapter Summary
Charged Particles
Coin Counters
Addition Patterns
Subtracting Integers
A Clown on a Tightrope
Subtraction Patterns
Multiplication and Division Patterns
Integer and Contig
Fractions and Rational Numbers
What Is a Fraction?
Equivalent Fractions
How Big Is It?
Fraction War
What Comes First?
Square Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Multiplying Fractions
Dividing Fractions
Chapter Summary
Decimals, Real Numbers, and Proportional Reasoning
What's My Name?
Who's First?
Repeating Decimals
Race for the Flat
Empty the Board
Decimal Arrays
Decimal Multiplication
Target Number Revisited
People Proportions
A Call to the Border
What is Percent?
What Does It Mean?
Chapter Summary
Algebraic Reasoning and Representation
Regular Polygons in a Row
Patterns and Expressions
The Function Machine
What's My Function?
Exploring Linear Functions
Graphing Rectangles
Graphs and Stories
Chapter Summary
Statistics: The Interpretation of Data
Graphing m&m's
Gaps and Clusters
Grouped Data
What's the Average?
Finger-Snapping Time
The Weather Report
To Change or Not to Change
What's in the Bag?
Populations and Samples
Chapter Summary
What Are the Chances?
The Spinner Game
Numbers That Predict
Simulate It
How Many Arrangements?
Theoretical Probability
It's in the Bag
Pascal's Probabilities
The Mystery Cube
Chapter Summary
Geometric Figures
What's the Angle?
Triangle Properties- Angles
Inside or Outside?
Angles on Pattern Blocks
Sum of Interior/Exterior Angles
Name that Polygon
Mysterious Midpoints
Spatial Visualization
A View from the Top
Map Coloring
Chapter Summary
Measurement: Length, Area, and Volume
Units of Measure
What's My Area?
Areas of Polygons
From Rectangles to Parallelograms
From Parallelograms to Triangles
From Parallelograms to Trapezoids
Pythagorean Puzzles
Right or Not?
Now You See It, Now You Don't
Surface Area
Volume of a Rectangular Solid
Pyramids and Cones
Chapter Summary
Transformation, Symmetries, and Tilings
Activity 1 Slides, Flips, and Turns
How Did You Do It?
Double Flips
Glide Reflections
Cut It Out
Draw It
Chapter Summary
Congruence, Constructions, and Similarity
Triangle Properties- Sides
To Be or Not to Be Congruent?
Paper Folding Construction
Pattern Block Similarity
Similar Triangles
Outdoor Geometry
Side Splitter Theorem
Chapter Summary
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