Discrete Mathematics in the Schools

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Joseph G. Rosenstein
American Mathematical Soc. - Mathematics - 452 pages
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This 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

The Impact of Discrete Mathematics in My Classroom
3
An Hour in the Classroom
9
Fibonacci ReflectionsIts Elementary
25
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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