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Math Stories for Problem Solving Success : Ready-To-Use Activities Based on Real-Life Situations, Grades 6-12
by James L. Overholt and Nancy H. Aaberg and James Lindsey


Overview - This second edition of the popular math teaching resource book Math Stories for Problem Solving Success offers updatedtrue-to-life situations designed to motivate teenagers to use mathskills for solving everyday problems. The book features intriguingshort stories followed by sets of problems related to the storiesthat are correlated to the standards of the National Council ofTeachers of Mathematics.  Read more...

 
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More About Math Stories for Problem Solving Success by James L. Overholt; Nancy H. Aaberg; James Lindsey
 
 
 
Overview
This second edition of the popular math teaching resource bookMath Stories for Problem Solving Success offers updatedtrue-to-life situations designed to motivate teenagers to use mathskills for solving everyday problems. The book features intriguingshort stories followed by sets of problems related to the storiesthat are correlated to the standards of the National Council ofTeachers of Mathematics.

Each of the easy-to-read stories is followed by three increasinglydifficult groups of problem sets. This makes it simple for teachersto select the appropriate problem set for students of differentabilities and at different grade levels. To further enhance studentinvolvement, the stories feature recurring characters and can beused either sequentially or out of order. The problems in the bookcover many basic math topics, including decimals, fractions, andpercents; measurement; geometry; data, statistics, and probability;algebra; and problem solving.

In addition to having all the answers, an Answer Key at the end ofthe book offers explanations and background information about theproblems that can be helpful to both teachers and students.

Math Stories for Problem Solving Success will help you showstudents that math is something they are already using every day.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780787996307
  • ISBN-10: 0787996300
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • Publish Date: March 2008
  • Page Count: 291
  • Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.55 pounds

Series: Jossey-Bass Teacher

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