Invigorate instruction and engage students with this treasure trove of "Great Ideas" compiled by two of the greatest minds in mathematics. From commonly taught topics in algebra, geometry, trigonometry and statistics, to more advanced explorations into indirect proofs, binomial theorem, irrationality, relativity and more, this guide outlines actual equations and techniques that will inspire veteran and new educators alike.
This updated second edition offers more proven practices for bringing math concepts to life in the classroom, including
114 innovative strategies organized by subject area
User-friendly content identifying "objective," "materials," and "procedure" for each technique
A range of teaching models, including hands-on and computer-based methods
Specific and straightforward examples with step-by-step lessons
Written by two distinguished leaders in the field-mathematician, author, professor, university dean and popular commentator Alfred S. Posamentier, along with mathematical pioneer and Nobel Prize recipient Herbert A. Hauptman-this guide brings a refreshing perspective to secondary math instruction to spark renewed interest and success among students and teachers.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 709 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 22 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
"Written to appeal to all mathematics teachers. Teachers who are struggling with introducing these topical ideas will find the book is written in such a way as to facilitate their understanding of the topics. The language is easy to understand and the book is very user friendly. In addition, those teachers who have a sound grasp of these key concepts can find fresh ideas for teaching old concepts presented in a manner that is intellectual in design." -- Journal of School Improvement, Volume 3, Issue 2, Fall 2002
"A 'must' for any who wish for more proven classroom practices. From geometry to algebra, teachers will find it packed with ideas." -- California Bookwatch, September 2006
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