Mathematics Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites provides educators with creative methods for incorporating visual, auditory, kinesthethic and tactile modalities helping to stimulate academic achievement in mathematics. The author focuses on the core points for algebra, geometry, numbers and operations, data analysis and probability, reasoning and proof, communication, connections, and representation.
Each chapter offers:-
A what, why and how for each strategy
Specific brain-compatible mathematics activities and lessons
Note pages for teachers to reflect on and apply individual strategies in their lessons
This book can transform classrooms into places where students excel academically and where learning is fun.
The 20 strategies covered along with lots of examples on how to use them in a mathematical settings are:-
Brainstorming; Drawing and Artwork; Field Trips; Games; Graphic Organisers, Semantic Maps and Word Webs; Humour; Manipulatives, Experiments, Labs and Models; Metaphors, Analogies and Similes; Mnemonics; Movement; Music, Rhythm, Rhyme and Rap; Project Based Instruction; Reciprocal Teaching and Cooperative Learning; Drama; Technology; Visualisation; Writing and Journals.
Author: Marcia Tate (pub 2009) USA pb 171 pages.