Developing Mathematics with Pattern Blocks

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Author: Paul Swan

Publisher: R.I.C. Publications

ISBN: 9781741261585

Category: Block building (Children's activity)

Page: 81

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"Serving as a full-colour teacher reference resource, this title provides developmental activities to encourage the best use of maths manipulatives in the classroom." - product description.

Developing Mathematics with Base Ten

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Author: Paul Swan

Publisher: R.I.C. Publications

ISBN: 9781741261592

Category: Decimal system

Page: 80

View: 791

"Serving as a full-colour teacher reference resource, this title provides developmental activities to encourage the best use of maths manipulatives in the classroom. " - product description.

Developing Mathematics with Unifix

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Author: Paul Swan

Publisher: R.I.C. Publications

ISBN: 9781741261578

Category: Counting

Page: 81

View: 502

"Serving as a full-colour teacher reference resource, this title provides developmental activities to encourage the best use of maths manipulatives in the classroom." - product description.

Australian Curriculum Mathematics Resource Book

Pages 22 to 27 of Developing mathematics with pattern blocks, by Dr Paul Swan and GeoffWhite, provide other examples of this.


Author: Richard Korbosky

Publisher: R.I.C. Publications

ISBN: 9781921750748

Category: Algebra

Page: 194

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The Well Trained Mind A Guide to Classical Education at Home Fourth Edition

$47. Wooden Pattern Blocks. 250 pieces, six shapes and colors. $22.95. Guides: Swan, Paul, and Geoff White. Developing Mathematics with Pattern Blocks.


Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393253634

Category: Education

Page: 880

View: 665

Is your child getting lost in the system, becoming bored, losing his or her natural eagerness to learn? If so, it may be time to take charge of your child’s education—by doing it yourself. The Well-Trained Mind will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school—one that will train him or her to read, to think, to understand, to be well-rounded and curious about learning. Veteran home educators Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise outline the classical pattern of education called the trivium, which organizes learning around the maturing capacity of the child’s mind and comprises three stages: the elementary school “grammar stage,” when the building blocks of information are absorbed through memorization and rules; the middle school “logic stage,” in which the student begins to think more analytically; and the high-school “rhetoric stage,” where the student learns to write and speak with force and originality. Using this theory as your model, you’ll be able to instruct your child—whether full-time or as a supplement to classroom education—in all levels of reading, writing, history, geography, mathematics, science, foreign languages, rhetoric, logic, art, and music, regardless of your own aptitude in those subjects. Thousands of parents and teachers have already used the detailed book lists and methods described in The Well-Trained Mind to create a truly superior education for the children in their care. This extensively revised fourth edition contains completely updated curricula and book lists, links to an entirely new set of online resources, new material on teaching children with learning challenges, cutting-edge math and sciences recommendations, answers to common questions about home education, and advice on practical matters such as standardized testing, working with your local school board, designing a high-school program, preparing transcripts, and applying to colleges. You do have control over what and how your child learns. The Well-Trained Mind will give you the tools you’ll need to teach your child with confidence and success.

Pattern in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics

In contrast, the research into the developing concepts of pattern and the ... children vary in their motivation to explore pattern when working with blocks.


Author: Anthony Orton

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826477704

Category: Education

Page: 232

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This highly illustrated book draws together the wide variety of studies in the learning of mathematics undertaken by the Pattern in Mathematics Research Group at the University of Leeds. Their purpose has been '... to provide structure and support to ... studies of children's perception, conception and use of pattern in learning mathematics'. Set up in 1992, they have embraced work across the whole curriculum, and through all the years of compulsory schooling. As each chapter of this book relates to a different study that was undertaken, the reader can dip in and select relevant material. At the same time, the editor has ensured continuity and progression, allowing the book to be approached as a whole: the early chapters are concerned with very young children; subsequent chapters deal with the primary and middle age ranges, and later ones relate to secondary school work.

Developing Mathematical Talent

Students in this class use tangrams and pattern blocks to investigate geometric concepts and vocabulary and dot-paper to make congruent and similar figures.


Author: Susan Assouline

Publisher: Prufrock Press

ISBN: 9781882664924

Category: Gifted children

Page: 387

View: 593

A multi-faceted handbook that integrates the unique roles of educators and parents.

Supporting Mathematical Development In The Early Years

Adapt number rhymes, e.g 10 green bottles to explore pattern by for example ... 'I wonder how many more blocks you'll need to make all the walls as high as ...


Author: Pound, Linda

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335217786

Category: Education

Page: 167

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Review of the first edition “All the major areas of early childhood maths teaching and learning are covered in this powerful book… The book is also full of delightful stories… [It] would be eminently suitable for beginning and trainee teachers but would also be helpful to all those concerned in early years settings. All the relevant information is here, based on a wealth of knowledge and experience.†TES Supporting Mathematical Development in the Early Yearsprovides practical guidance for parents, teachers and other early years workers who want to give children a good start in mathematical development. Showing how competent children are as mathematicians from an early age, the book offers an overview of young children’s mathematical behaviour at home and in early years settings. The book de¿nes the content and the learning curriculum required to promote mathematical thinking, including an examination of the relationship between mathematics and language learning, and the role of other cross-curricular aspects such as information and communications technology (ICT). It explores the role of staff in observing, planning for and supporting children’s learning by using a variety of strategies, and makes suggestions for promoting effective partnerships between the parents or principal carers and early years staff. The book also considers the importance of play and imagination to the development of abstract thought. The second edition is comprehensively updated throughout and includes new material on Special Educational Needs, the very early years, the role of play, the role of ICT, and examples of outdoor play. It is essential reading for early years teachers and students, as well as parents who want to understand and develop their children’s early mathematical learning.

Helping Children Learn Mathematics

PATTERNS. Mathematics is the study of patterns. Creating, constructing ... given a string with beads and asked to make the same pattern: Or pattern blocks ...


Author: Robert Reys

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118654101

Category: Education

Page: 418

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-406) and index.

Engaging Young Children in Mathematics

These are children's mathematical building blocks, or ways of knowing the world mathematically. We illustrate one approach to developing these concepts ...


Author: Douglas H. Clements

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135635336

Category: Education

Page: 496

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Engaging Young Children in Mathematics: Standards for Early Childhood Mathematics Education brings together the combined wisdom of a diverse group of experts involved with early childhood mathematics. The book originates from the landmark 2000 Conference on Standards for Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Mathematics Education, attended by representatives from almost every state developing standards for young children's mathematics; federal government officials; mathematicians; mathematics educators; researchers from mathematics education, early childhood education, and psychology; curriculum developers; teachers; policymakers; and professionals from organizations such as the National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The main goal of the Conference was to work collectively to help those responsible for framing and implementing early childhood mathematics standards. Although it has its roots in the Conference, the expanded scope of the standards and recommendations covered in this book includes the full range of kindergarten to grade 2. The volume is organized into two main parts and an online appendix ( Part One, Major Themes and Recommendations, offers a framework for thinking about pre-kindergarten - grade 2 mathematics education and specific recommendations. Part Two, Elaboration of Major Themes and Recommendations, provides substantive detail regarding young students' understandings of mathematical ideas. Each Part includes five parallel subsections: "Standards in Early Childhood Education"; "Math Standards and Guidelines"; "Curriculum, Learning, Teaching, and Assessment"; "Professional Development"; and "Toward the Future: Implementation and Policy." As a whole the book: * presents comprehensive summaries of research that provide specific guidelines for standards, curriculum, and teaching; * takes the recent reports and recommendations for early childhood mathematics education to the next level; * integrates practical details and research throughout; and * provides a succinct, but thorough review of research on the topics, sequences, and learning trajectories that children can and should learn at each of their first years of life, with specific developmental guidelines that suggest appropriate content for each topic for each year from 2-year-olds to 7-year-olds. This is an indispensable volume for mathematics educators, researchers, curriculum developers, teachers and policymakers, including those who create standards, scope and sequences, and curricula for young children and professional teacher development materials, and students in mathematics education, early childhood trainers, teacher educators, and faculty in mathematics education.

Essential Math Skills Over 250 Activities to Develop Deep Learning

The ultimate resource for establishing a solid foundation for mathematical proficiency, Essential Math Skills provides hundreds of engaging, easy-to-implement activities and practical assessment tools.


Author: Bob Sornson

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 9781425812119

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 636

The ultimate resource for establishing a solid foundation for mathematical proficiency, Essential Math Skills provides hundreds of engaging, easy-to-implement activities and practical assessment tools. This standards- and research-based resource identifies the core math skills that must be measured at each grade level in Pre-K through third grade. Teachers can easily identify the skills from earlier grades that may need reteaching as well as appropriate activities for students who are ready to tackle higher-level skills. Students build confidence as they develop deep understanding and successfully advance through the skills. The creative strategies presented for teaching each skill include the use of manipulatives, visual-motor activities, exploration, inquiry, and play. When they experience success with these fun tasks, students can't help but fall in love with math!

Strategies for Teaching Mathematics

Enhance mathematics instruction and build students' understanding of mathematical concepts with this exceptional resource notebook.



Publisher: Default- TCM

ISBN: 9781425891152

Category: Electronic books

Page: 320

View: 638

Enhance mathematics instruction and build students' understanding of mathematical concepts with this exceptional resource notebook. Choose from a wide range of easy-to-implement strategies that enhance mathematical content. Topics include developing students' mathematical vocabulary and problem-solving abilities, assessing students' mathematics thinking, and using manipulatives. Highlights include tips on planning instruction and managing the mathematics classroom, plus differentiation strategies for each lesson. Includes Teacher Resource CD with reproducibles including rubrics and assessment.

Handbook of Research on Critical Thinking Strategies in Pre Service Learning Environments

Framework of developing mathematical knowledge for teaching fractions which provide ... Use fraction strips, number line, and pattern blocks to help PSTs ...


Author: Mariano, Gina J.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522578246

Category: Education

Page: 657

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Learning strategies for critical thinking are a vital part of today’s curriculum as students have few additional opportunities to learn these skills outside of school environments. Therefore, it is of utmost importance for pre-service teachers to learn how to infuse critical thinking skill development in every academic subject to assist future students in developing these skills. The Handbook of Research on Critical Thinking Strategies in Pre-Service Learning Environments is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of critical thinking that highlights ways to effectively use critical thinking strategies and implement critical thinking skill development into courses. While highlighting topics including deep learning, metacognition, and discourse analysis, this book is ideally designed for educators, academicians, researchers, and students.

Guiding Children s Learning of Mathematics

Pattern. Block. Designs. (take-Home. activity) ... to families suggest games and activities for learning facts and for developing mathematical thinking.


Author: Art Johnson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337515726

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 656

View: 936

This thorough and practical guide to teaching mathematics for grades K-6 is a perfect combination of a math methods text and resource book for pre-service and in-service elementary school teachers. The text's organization uses the Common Core State Standards as its overarching framework. Over 275 lesson activities reinforce the standards and include many examples of cooperative learning strategies, take-home activities, and activities using technology such as apps. Content chapters first develop a math topic, and then extend the same topic, providing foundational material that can be used throughout the elementary grades. Other useful features highlight misconceptions often held about math operations and concepts, ways to be inclusive of various cultural backgrounds, and key technology resources. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Teaching Mathematics 3 5 Developing Learning In The Foundation Stage

Construction play, including unit blocks and large-scale resources outdoors. Making things: cooking, models. Robots: knocking down skittles, ...


Author: Gifford, Sue

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335216864

Category: Education

Page: 193

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The book places particular emphasis on adult-initiated, number-focused activities and playful, challenging and sensitive teaching strategies to engage younger children. The strategies are based on research and work with practitioners, and are illustrated by children’s own responses, such as making number jokes. It covers key areas of mathematics, including number, shape and space, measures and problem solving, with appropriate expectations and common difficulties as well as suggested activities.

Transforming the Culture of Schools

A Yup'ik Math Tool Kit Patterns During a small group Ciulistet meeting, ... (Other ethnomathematicians are developing mathematical approaches based on ...


Author: Jerry Lipka

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135460181

Category: Education

Page: 262

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This book speaks directly to issues of equity and school transformation, and shows how one indigenous minority teachers' group engaged in a process of transforming schooling in their community. Documented in one small locale far-removed from mainstream America, the personal narratives by Yupík Eskimo teachers address the very heart of school reform. The teachers' struggles portray the first in a series of steps through which a group of Yupík teachers and university colleagues began a slow process of reconciling cultural differences and conflict between the culture of the school and the culture of the community. The story told in this book goes well beyond documenting individual narratives, by providing examples and insights for others who are involved in creating culturally responsive education that fundamentally changes the role and relationship of teachers and community to schooling.

Building Support for Scholarly Practices in Mathematics Methods

To further develop the notion of angle measure, students recognize how ... The IMP task “Pattern Block Investigations” advances students' notions of angle ...


Author: Signe E. Kastberg

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781641130271

Category: Mathematics

Page: 373

View: 524

Building Support for Scholarly Practices in Mathematics Methods is the product of collaborations among over 40 mathematics teacher educators (MTEs) who teach mathematics methods courses for prospective PreK?12 teachers in many different institutional contexts and structures. Each chapter unpacks ways in which MTEs use theoretical perspectives to inform their construction of goals, activities designed to address those goals, facilitation of activities, and ways in which MTEs make sense of experiences prospective teachers have as a result. The book is organized in seven sections that highlight how the theoretical perspective of the instructor impacts scholarly inquiry and practice. The final section provides insight as we look backward to reflect, and forward with excitement, moving with the strength of the variation we found in our stories and the feeling of solidarity that results in our understandings of purposes for and insight into teaching mathematics methods. This book can serve as a resource for MTEs as they discuss and construct scholarly practices and as they undertake scholarly inquiry as a means to systematically examine their practice.


The three Bridging mathematics activities are Exploring Number Concepts, Solving Pattern Block Puzzles, and Creating Pattern Block Pinwheels.


Author: Jie-Qi Chen

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412950104

Category: Education

Page: 333

View: 517

Includes a facilitator's guide to help teachers use familiar activities to observe children naturally in language and literacy, visual arts, mathematics, sciences, and the performing arts.

Hands On Mathematics Grade 3

Note: In Hands-On Mathematics Grade 3, all learning expectations from the ... and Proving □ apply developing reasoning skills (e.g., pattern recognition, ...


Author: Jennifer Lawson

Publisher: Portage & Main Press

ISBN: 9781553790440

Category: Education

Page: 814

View: 436

This teacher resource offers a detailed introduction to the Hands-On Mathematics program (guiding principles, implementation guidelines, an overview of the processes that grade 3 students use and develop during mathematics inquiry), and a classroom assessment plan complete with record-keeping templates and connections to the Achievement Levels outlined in the Ontario Mathematics Curriculum. The resource also provides strategies and visual resources for developing students? mental math skills. The resource includes: Mental Math Strategies Unit 1: Patterning and Algebra Unit 2: Data Management and Probability Unit 3: Measurement Unit 4: Geometry and Spatial Sense Unit 5: Number Concepts Unit 6: Number Operations Each unit is divided into lessons that focus on specific curricular expectations. Each lesson has materials lists activity descriptions questioning techniques problem-solving examples activity centre and extension ideas assessment suggestions activity sheets and visuals