Teaching Secondary School Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units

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9780023962622: Teaching Secondary School Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units

This thorough revision of Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units includes the most practical, step-by-step techniques for teaching mathematics in today’s assessment and standards driven environment.  Part One on methods discusses all aspects of being a math teacher, from an overview of the discipline, to challenges of teaching today, the role of problem-solving, the importance of planning, assessment strategies, teaching more effective lessons, enriching mathematics instruction, and extracurricular activities for mathematics.  Part Two supplies 125 enrichment units that teachers can use right away in their own classrooms that are suitable for the entire secondary school curriculum spectrum.  From methods to hands on activities, this highly successful book takes students through the whole process of what teaching mathematics in the secondary schools will be like. 

 

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NEW: Includes the latest information on changes to student assessment that have been made possible due to innovations in technology.

 

NEW!  Features new content on data driven planning.

 

NEW!  Completely revised technology chapter reflects the rapidly changing technology environment of today.

 

NEW!  No chapters remain untouched!

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The practical alternative to texts that are too long on theory and too short on techniques! In the first half of the text, the author presents a wealth of specific, step-by-step techniques and skills for teaching secondary mathematics. He includes such topics as preparing lessons and tests, motivating, designing assignments, and organizing the classroom. The second half consists of 120 self-contained enrichment units...hands-on ideas ready for use in junior and senior high classrooms, together with performance objectives, motivation ideas, teaching strategies, and pre- and post-tests...each cross-referenced to methods coverage presented earlier.

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Key Benefit: The practical alternative to books that are too long on theory and too short on techniques! In the first half of the book, the author presents a wealth of specific, step-by-step techniques and skills for teaching secondary mathematics. Key Topics: Included are such topics as preparing lessons and tests, motivating, designing assignments, and organizing the classroom. The second half consists of 120 self-contained enrichment units...hands-on ideas ready for use in junior and senior high classrooms, together with performance objectives, motivation ideas, teaching strategies, and pre- and post-tests...each cross-referenced to methods coverage presented earlier.

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