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Making Math Connections: Using Real-World Applications with Middle School Students
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Jun 12, 2010
 
Key Concepts in Mathematics: Strengthening Standard Practice in Grades 6-12
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Jun 12, 2010
 
What Successful Math Teachers Do, Grades 6-12: 79 Research-Based Strategies for the Standards-Based Classroom
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Jun 12, 2010
 
The Math We Need to Know and Do in Grades 6 9: Concepts, Skills, Standards, and Assessments
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Jun 12, 2010
 
Radical Equations: Civil Rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project
3.96
Civil rights pioneer wrote this book illustrating his journey from civil rights activist to math activist. He sees the disinterest in math education a ...more
Nov 2010
Oct 31, 2010
 
What's Math Got to Do with It?: Helping Children Learn to Love Their Least Favorite Subject--and Why It's Important for America
4.13
I was reading this slowly because it was so good, and the only reason I didn't finish it was because someone else had it on hold and I had to return i ...more
May 2009
Jun 15, 2009
 
The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus
3.15
Did you know that, among other things, Roget invented the log-log slide rule? I was researching the slide rule and checked this book out thinking it w ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 16, 2008
 
Women and Numbers
3.00
Research about Mary Somerville for a paper in my Historical Topics in Middle School Math. This book is suitable for late elementary school/middle scho ...more
Nov 2008
Dec 16, 2008
 
A History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule and Allied Instruments, and on the History of Gunter's Scale and the Slide Rule During the Seventeenth Century
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It was written a long time ago and skimming the introduction I found that the entire book is built on a false premise. I was supposed to read the adde ...more
Nov 2008
Dec 16, 2008
 
Doing Simple Math in Your Head
3.70
I didn't finish reading this book, but I purchased it. It shows simple ways of accomplishing addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ways ...more
Feb 2010
Jul 15, 2010
 
Math: Facing an American Phobia
3.77
I was reading part of this book for an assignment at school and Burns was so funny, I just kept reading for pleasure. Burns analyzes why the vast majo ...more
Mar 18, 2010
Mar 01, 2010
 
Geometry Success in 20 Minutes a Day
3.57
I was feeling blue about my upcoming Praxis exam and so checked out this book to supplement my Geometry learning. I took the quiz at the beginning at ...more
Feb 2009
Mar 06, 2009
 
Empowering the Beginning Teacher of Mathematics in Middle School
3.00
Short and to the point, this book is chock-full of important information and tips. I think my favorite page was the Summary of Questioning Techniques ...more
Sep 13, 2010
Sep 12, 2010
 
Motivating Students Who Don't Care: Successful Techniques for Educators
3.48
Very short book(65 pgs) with five different approaches to get students to learn what you want to teach them. The approaches are:
* Emphasize Effort
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Jun 15, 2010
Sep 12, 2010
 
The Teaching Gap: Best Ideas from the World's Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom
3.78
A book that provided a lot of food for thought. It discusses the results of a world-wide study of eighth grade math teachers and the methods they use ...more
Feb 23, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
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