Mathematics Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Numeracy Strategies That Engage the Brain, PreK-8
Students engaged in active learning experiences gain long-term retention of the skills and content they learn. In this user-friendly guide, Marcia L. Tate follows the successful format of her previous bestsellers and offers math teachers 20 powerful, brain-based teaching strategies that translate into meaningul firsthand experiences for all learners.
Mathematics Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites provides educators with creative ways to incorporate visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile modalities and promote increased academic achievement in mathematics. The author also focuses on the core NCTM focal points for algebra, geometry, numbers and operations, data analysis and probablity, problem solving, reasoning and proof, communication, connections, and representation.
The chapters offer: a what, why, and how for each strategy; specific brain-compatible mathematics activties and lessons submitted by real teachers from across the country; and space for teachers to reflect on and apply individual strategies to their lessons.
With a bibliography of math and literature resources and a lesson planning guide, this book can transform classrooms into places where students excel academically and where learning is fun.