## Discrete Mathematics in the SchoolsThis book provides teachers of all levels with a great deal of valuable material to help them introduce discrete mathematics into their classrooms. |

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### Contents

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Using Discrete Mathematics to Give Remedial Students a Second Chance | 35 |

What Weve Got Here is a Failure to Cooperate | 43 |

Lets Focus on the First Four | 51 |

A Vehicle for Problem Solving and Excitement | 67 |

Logic and Discrete Mathematics in the Schools | 75 |

Putting Chaos into Calculus Courses | 239 |

Making a Difference with Difference Equations | 255 |

Secondary Curriculum Rationale and Examples from The CorePlus Mathematics Project | 265 |

A Discrete Mathematics Experience with General Mathematics Students | 281 |

Algorithms Algebra and the Computer Lab | 289 |

But Its Hiding | 295 |

An Example | 301 |

Schools | 311 |

Writing Discretely | 85 |

Mathematics | 89 |

Mathematical Modeling and Discrete Mathematics | 99 |

Mathematics | 105 |

What is Discrete Mathematics? The Many Answers | 121 |

Chapter 14 of the New Jersey Mathematics Curriculum Framework | 133 |

Discrete Mathematics in K2 Classrooms | 187 |

Discrete Mathematics with an Artistic Connection for Elementary School Teachers | 203 |

Discrete Mathematics Activities for Middle School | 223 |

A Fresh Start for Secondary Students | 317 |

Schools | 323 |

Mathematics | 333 |

The Role of Computer Science and Discrete Mathematics in the High School Curriculum | 343 |

Discrete Mathematics Software for K12 Education | 357 |

Recommended Resources for Teaching Discrete Mathematics | 373 |

The Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics | 415 |

Computer Software for the Teaching of Discrete Mathematics in the Schools | 433 |

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