How Math Works

Autor: Carol Vorderman
Publisher: Readers Digest
ISBN: 9780762102334
File Size: 54,33 MB
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Explanations, activities, profiles of history's most noted mathematical thinkers, and experiments introduce readers to the world of mathematics and demonstrate how math fundamentals are a significant part of everyday life

How Math Works

Autor: G. Arnell Williams
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442218762
File Size: 64,18 MB
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Math is a subject many people find intimidating. But many don’t understand the history of math and how it came to be what it is today. Here, G. Arnell Williams illuminates, in plain and simple terms, how we got the math we use today, the math our children learn, and the math we struggle at times to explain.

Math Works

Autor: Michael Duffy
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780939195442
File Size: 28,80 MB
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This full color book offers clear and concise descriptions of the complete range of Montessori math materials combined with details of how the children use them. It is immensely valuable as a ready reference for all Montessori teachers; a text for Montessori teachers in training; an explanation for parents and administrators of how these ingenious materials enhance children's thinking, problem solving and brain development. Mr. Duffy is an experienced Montessori teacher who is now a teacher-trainer. 78 pages (soft cover) Illustrations by the author Photographs by Frida Azariand others Price: $14.95

Math Work Stations

Autor: Debbie Diller
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571107932
File Size: 45,27 MB
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If you've ever questioned how to make maths stations work, you'll find this resource invaluable. It contains ideas to help children develop conceptual understanding and skills, use maths vocabulary as they talk about their mathematical thinking, and connect big ideas to meaningful exploration and practice.

Using Math To Survive In The Wild

Autor: Hilary Koll
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442033696
File Size: 52,28 MB
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Explains how math skills are needed to survive in the wild and includes math activities using real-life data and facts about nature.

Matlab For Behavioral Scientists Second Edition

Autor: David A. Rosenbaum
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136281088
File Size: 63,41 MB
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Written specifically for those with no prior programming experience and minimal quantitative training, this accessible text walks behavioral science students and researchers through the process of programming using MATLAB. The book explores examples, terms, and programming needs relevant to those in the behavioral sciences and helps readers perform virtually any computational function in solving their research problems. Principles are illustrated with usable code. Each chapter opens with a list of objectives followed by new commands required to accomplish those goals. These objectives also serve as a reference to help readers easily relocate a section of interest. Sample code and output and chapter problems demonstrate how to write a program and explore a model so readers can see the results obtained using different equations and values. A web site provides solutions to selected problems and the book’s program code output and examples so readers can manipulate them as needed. The outputs on the website have color, motion, and sound. Highlights of the new edition include: •Updated to reflect changes in the most recent version of MATLAB, including special tricks and new functions. •More information on debugging and common errors and more basic problems in the rudiments of MATLAB to help novice users get up and running more quickly. •A new chapter on Psychtoolbox, a suite of programs specifically geared to behavioral science research. •A new chapter on Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) for user-friendly communication. •Increased emphasis on pre-allocation of memory, recursion, handles, and matrix algebra operators. The book opens with an overview of what is to come and tips on how to write clear programs followed by pointers for interacting with MATLAB, including its commands and how to read error messages. The matrices chapter reviews how to store and access data. Chapter 4 examines how to carry out calculations followed by a review of how to perform various actions depending on the conditions. The chapter on input and output demonstrates how to design programs to create dialogs with users (e.g., participants in studies) and read and write data to and from external files. Chapter 7 reviews the data types available in MATLAB. Readers learn how to write a program as a stand-alone module in Chapter 8. In Chapters 9 and 10 readers learn how to create line and bar graphs or reshape images. Readers learn how to create animations and sounds in Chapter 11. The book concludes with tips on how to use MATLAB with applications such as GUIs and Psychtoolbox. Intended as a primary text for Matlab courses for advanced undergraduate and/or graduate students in experimental and cognitive psychology and/or neuroscience as well as a supplementary text for labs in data (statistical) analysis, research methods, and computational modeling (programming), the book also appeals to individual researchers in these disciplines who wish to get up and running in MATLAB.

Visible Learning For Mathematics Grades K 12

Autor: John Hattie
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506362974
File Size: 11,80 MB
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Rich tasks, collaborative work, number talks, problem-based learning, direct instruction…with so many possible approaches, how do we know which ones work the best? In Visible Learning for Mathematics, six acclaimed educators assert it’s not about which one—it’s about when—and show you how to design high-impact instruction so all students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of mathematics learning for a year spent in school. That’s a high bar, but with the amazing K-12 framework here, you choose the right approach at the right time, depending upon where learners are within three phases of learning: surface, deep, and transfer. This results in “visible” learning because the effect is tangible. The framework is forged out of current research in mathematics combined with John Hattie’s synthesis of more than 15 years of education research involving 300 million students. Chapter by chapter, and equipped with video clips, planning tools, rubrics, and templates, you get the inside track on which instructional strategies to use at each phase of the learning cycle: Surface learning phase: When—through carefully constructed experiences—students explore new concepts and make connections to procedural skills and vocabulary that give shape to developing conceptual understandings. Deep learning phase: When—through the solving of rich high-cognitive tasks and rigorous discussion—students make connections among conceptual ideas, form mathematical generalizations, and apply and practice procedural skills with fluency. Transfer phase: When students can independently think through more complex mathematics, and can plan, investigate, and elaborate as they apply what they know to new mathematical situations. To equip students for higher-level mathematics learning, we have to be clear about where students are, where they need to go, and what it looks like when they get there. Visible Learning for Math brings about powerful, precision teaching for K-12 through intentionally designed guided, collaborative, and independent learning.

All The Math You Ll Ever Need

Autor: Steve Slavin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471674028
File Size: 22,92 MB
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A sharp mind, like a healthy body, is subject to the same rule of nature: Use it or lose it Need a calculator just to work out a 15 percent service charge? Not exactly sure how to get the calculator to give you the figure you need? Turn to this revised and updated edition of All the Math You'll Ever Need, the friendliest, funniest, and easiest workout program around. In no time, you'll have total command of all the powerful mathematical tools needed to make numbers work for you. In a dollars-and-cents, bottom-line world, where numbers influence everything, none of us can afford to let our math skills atrophy. This step-by-step personal math trainer: Refreshes practical math skills for your personal and professional needs, with examples based on everyday situations. Offers straightforward techniques for working with decimals and fractions. Demonstrates simple ways to figure discounts, calculate mortgage interest rates, and work out time, rate, and distance problems. Contains no complex formulas and no unnecessary technical terms.

Using Math To Solve A Crime

Autor: David Clemson
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library
ISBN: 9780836860450
File Size: 69,92 MB
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Describes the evidence for a burglary, presents a series of puzzles or mathematical problems allowing readers to help solve the crime, and provides an idea of how math applies to detection and forensics.