'Great activities that are exploratory in nature. A valuable resource' - Carol Amos, Teacher Leader and Mathematics Coordinator, Twinfield Union School, Plainfield, VT
Helping teachers see how math standards can be integrated into the secondary classroom, Key Concepts in Mathematics, Second Edition presents engaging activities and ready-to-use lessons.
This user-friendly book by mathematics educator Timothy J. McNamara is filled with a generous collection of lessons, with many activities that address multiple standards, and numerous practical suggestions for extending the lessons beyond the curriculum. In addition, this updated resource combines mathematics and technology by incorporating graphing calculator applications and programmes.
Each chapter offers:
• Ready-to-use lessons, hands-on activities, practical suggestions, and an abundance of "good problems"
• Suggestions for integrating multiple topics and concepts in each lesson
• Strategies to strengthen student engagement, understanding, and retention by building connections among mathematics topics
This exciting guide delivers exactly what is needed for today's standards-based math classroom!