Targeting Maths

Author: Gloria Harris

Publisher: Blake Education

ISBN: 9781865098685

Category: Mathematics

Page: 130

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Spiral bound Includes blackline masters Table of contents includes: Merit certificates, Space 2D, Space 3D, Transformation, Position and mapping, Graphs, Chance and data.

Secrets of Mental Math

The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

Author: Arthur Benjamin,Michael Shermer

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780307347466

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

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These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers. Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do math in your head faster than you ever thought possible, dramatically improve your memory for numbers, and—maybe for the first time—make mathematics fun. Yes, even you can learn to do seemingly complex equations in your head; all you need to learn are a few tricks. You’ll be able to quickly multiply and divide triple digits, compute with fractions, and determine squares, cubes, and roots without blinking an eye. No matter what your age or current math ability, Secrets of Mental Math will allow you to perform fantastic feats of the mind effortlessly. This is the math they never taught you in school.

Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: Maths

Author: Max Wallace

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351981633

Category: Education

Page: 184

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The SEND Code of Practice (2015) reinforced the requirement that all teachers must meet the needs of all learners. This topical book provides practical, tried and tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in making maths lessons accessible and interesting for all pupils, including those with special needs. The author draws on a wealth of experience to share his understanding of special educational needs and disabilities and show how the maths teacher can reduce or remove any barriers to learning. Offering strategies that are specific to the context of maths teaching, this book will enable teachers to: adopt a ‘problem solving’ approach to ensure students use and apply mathematics at all times during their learning develop students’ understanding of mathematical ideas structure lessons to empower and actively engage students create a mutually supportive classroom which maximises learning opportunities plan the classroom layout and display to enhance learning, for example displaying number lines, vocabulary lists and pupils’ work successfully train and fully use the support of their teaching assistants. An invaluable tool for continuing professional development, this text will be essential for secondary maths teachers (and their teaching assistants) seeking guidance specific to teaching maths to all pupils, regardless of their individual needs. This book will also be of interest to secondary SENCOs, senior management teams and ITT providers. In addition to free online resources, a range of appendices provide maths teachers with a variety of pro forma and activity sheets to support effective teaching. This is an essential tool for maths teachers and teaching assistants, and will help to deliver successful, inclusive lessons for all pupils.

How Not to be Wrong

The Power of Mathematical Thinking

Author: Jordan Ellenberg

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143127535

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

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"Using the mathematician's method of analyzing life and exposing the hard-won insights of the academic community to the layman, minus the jargon ... Ellenberg pulls from history as well as from the latest theoretical developments to provide those not trained in math with the knowledge they need"--

Beyond Facts and Flashcards

Exploring Math with Your Kids

Author: Janice R. Mokros,TERC (Firm)

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780435083755

Category: Education

Page: 133

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This rich collection of games and activities helps primary and elementary students become successful math learners.

A Dingo Ate My Math Book: Mathematics from Down Under

Author: Burkard Polster,Marty Ross

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 1470435217

Category: Mathematics

Page: 253

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A Dingo Ate My Math Book presents ingenious, unusual, and beautiful nuggets of mathematics with a distinctly Australian flavor. It focuses, for example, on Australians' love of sports and gambling, and on Melbourne's iconic, mathematically inspired architecture. Written in a playful and humorous style, the book offers mathematical entertainment as well as a glimpse of Australian culture for the mathematically curious of all ages. This collection of engaging stories was extracted from the Maths Masters column that ran from 2007 to 2014 in Australia's Age newspaper. The maths masters in question are Burkard Polster and Marty Ross, two (immigrant) Aussie mathematicians, who each week would write about math in the news, providing a new look at old favorites, mathematical history, quirks of school mathematics—whatever took their fancy. All articles were written for a very general audience, with the intention of being as inviting as possible and assuming a minimum of mathematical background.

Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook

The Complete Middle School Study Guide

Author: Workman Publishing

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 1523505443

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 512

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Part “CliffsNotes,” part workbook, this Big Fat Notebook is a totally new kind of middle school study guide to help kids ace math. It's like getting to borrow the notebook of the best student in your class—with everything you need to know (even topic review!) presented in a fun and interactive style.

The Boy Who Loved Math

The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos

Author: Deborah Heiligman

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

ISBN: 146683952X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 44

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Most people think of mathematicians as solitary, working away in isolation. And, it's true, many of them do. But Paul Erdos never followed the usual path. At the age of four, he could ask you when you were born and then calculate the number of seconds you had been alive in his head. But he didn't learn to butter his own bread until he turned twenty. Instead, he traveled around the world, from one mathematician to the next, collaborating on an astonishing number of publications. With a simple, lyrical text and richly layered illustrations, this is a beautiful introduction to the world of math and a fascinating look at the unique character traits that made "Uncle Paul" a great man. The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman is a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013 and a New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2013.

How to Be a Math Genius

Author: Mike Goldsmith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465407782

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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In this clever guide, young readers previously daunted by math will discover they're better at it than they thought. With clear and accessible examples, How to Be a Math Genius explores the math brain and demonstrates to readers that they use math skills all the time-they just don't know it yet. Explaining fascinating ideas in a simple and fun way, the book is also packed with activities and puzzles, compelling stories of math geniuses, irresistible facts and stats, and more, making the dreaded subject of math both engaging and relevant.

How Math Can Save Your Life

(And Make You Rich, Help You Find The One, and Avert Catastrophes)

Author: James D. Stein

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780470437759

Category: Mathematics

Page: 256

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How to make lots of money, keep yourself safe, and even save the world-all by using a little simple math Forget the dull, boring math you learned in school. This book shows you the powerful things math can do for you, with applications no teacher ever taught you in algebra class. How can you make money off credit card companies? Will driving a hybrid save you money in the long run? How do you know when he or she is "the one"? From financial decisions to your education, job, health, and love life, you'll learn how the math you already know can help you get a lot more out of life. Gives you fun, practical advice for using math to improve virtually every area of daily life Includes straightforward explanations and easy-to-follow examples Written by the author of the successful guide, How Math Explains the World Filled with practical, indispensable guidance you can put to work every day, this book will safeguard your wallet and enrich every aspect of your life. You can count on it!