A collection of math lessons: from grades 6 through 8

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Math Solutions Publications, 1990 - Education - 186 pages
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Marilyn Burns's three-book collection of classroom-tested lessons presents vignettes that bring to life her unique and inspiring problem-solving approach to teaching. The lessons address important concepts and skills in all areas of the math curriculum--number, algebra, geometry, measurement, probability, and statistics. Samples of student work are included throughout. In this book, lessons address logical reasoning; algebra; patterns and functions; probability; ratio, proportion, and fractions; and angles. Samples of student work are included throughout.

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If you are a math teacher, you should know Marilyn Burns. Her Math activities are practical and based in problem solving. Fantastic resource for all teachers! Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Introducing Algebra
27
Patterns and Functions
43
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About the author (1990)

Burns is a nationally known mathematics educator whose messages about math have reached teachers throught her many books, videotapes, talks, and extensive program of Math Solutions Courses.

Cathy Humphreys, teacher and Noyce Mathematics coach in Californias Silicon Valley, has taught middle-school math for more than twenty years. She has been an instructor for Marilyn Burns Education Associates, a lecturer for preservice mathematics teachers at Stanford University, and is an instructor for the Mathematics Education Collaborative. Her current teaching and coaching focus is on helping low-attaining students build mathematical proficiency.

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