Teaching Secondary School Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units

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9780023962622: Teaching Secondary School Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units

Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units, 7th edition has been thoroughly revised to  discuss current methods of teaching mathematics, considering all aspects and responsibilities of the job, beginning with a brief overview of the history of mathematics education and how it has evolved over time to include standards for teaching and assessment.  The authors address how to craft rich and effective daily lesson plans, and how to use a variety of instructional tools and strategies to reach all students in a classroom.  Problem solving is a key focus from its instructional underpinnings to its recreational and motivational aspects.  The second part of the book provides mathematics teachers with a collection of enrichment units appropriate for the entire secondary school curriculum spectrum.

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Using NCTM Standards as a foundation, this practical text once again leads the way in secondary mathematics instruction with unique enrichment units, technology updates, and a highly readable style. This book offers current and future instructors the "nuts 'n bolts" that are needed to improve mathematics instruction at the secondary level. It provides step-by step techniques on preparing lessons and tests, motivating students, designing assignments, and organizing the classroom. Also included are "hands-on" activities enrichment units, teaching strategies, and pre- and post-tests that are cross-referenced to methods presented earlier in the text.

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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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