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Sciencia Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy for All Burkard Polster, Matthew Watkins, Matt Tweed, Gerard Cheshire, Lindi Houseman, Moff Betts

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Curious about quarks, quasers and the fantastic universe around you? Ever wanted to explore mathematical proof? Need some trigonometry fast? Want to swap up physics, chemistry, or learn some new biology? Ever wondered why your scratches itch before you go to sleep?
Beautifully illustrated and packed with fascinating and useful information, SCIENCIA is the ultimate one-stop science reference book for inquisitive readers for all ages. Whether you just want to bursh up on what you learnt at school, still are at school, or never went to school, these pages will test you, stretch you, and make you brainier. 


 Essential Statistics, Regression, and Econometrics - Gary Smith

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Essential Statistics, Regression, and Econometrics aims to help students in an introductory statistics course develop the statistical reasoning they need for econometric. Many students mistakenly believe that statistics courses are too abstract, mathematical, and tedious to be useful or interesting. To demonstrate the power, elegance, and even beauty of statistical reasoning, this textbook provides hundreds of interesting and relevant examples, and discusses not only the uses but also the abuses of statistics. these examples show how statistical reasoning can be used to answer important questions and also to expose the errors-accidental or intentional-that people often make. 


More Problem Solving The creative side of mathematics - Derek Holton

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Mathematics is everywhere, and this is the secind book Derek Holtin shows how the ordinary can become the extraordinary when viewed through a mathematical prim. be prepared to slice through cubes, lick stamps and fill jugs of water - along the way spot the patterns, make conjectures and see it through to a mathematical result and its proof. here are everyday problems to taunt, delight - and to solve. 


Partial Differential Equations - T Hillen, I. E. Leonard, H. Van Roessel 

Partial Differntial equationsUniquely provides fully solved problems for linear partial differential equations and boundary value problems Partial Differential Equations: Theory and Completely Solved Problems utilizes real-world physical models alongside essential theoretical concepts. With extensive examples, the book guides readers through the use of Partial Differential Equations (PDEs) for successfully solving and modeling phenomena in engineering, biology, and the applied sciences. The book focuses exclusively on linear PDEs and how they can be solved using the separation of variables technique. 


The Impact of Identity in K-8 Mathematics - Julia Aguirre, Karen Mayfield-Ingram, Danny Martin

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Each teacher and student brings many identities to the classroom. What is their impact on the student's learning and the teacher's teaching of mathematics?
this book invites K-8 teachers to reflect on their own and their studnets' multiple identities. Rich possibilities for learning result when teachers draw on these identities to offer high-quality, equity-based teaching to all studnets.
 


One Equals Zero and Other Mathematical Suprises Nitsa Movshovitz-Hadar, John Webb

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One Equals Zero! Every number is greater than itself! All triangles are isosceles! Suprised? Welcome to the world of One Equals Zero and Other Mathematical Supirses. In this engaging book of blackline activity masters, all men are bald, mistakes are lucky, and teachers can never spring suprise tests on their students! 


 High Yield Routines - Ann McCoy, Joann Barnett, Emily Combs

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Boost student participation and proficiency with high-yield, effective mathematical routines. 


The Elementary Mathematics Specialist's Handbook - Patricia Campbell, Aimee Ellington, William Haver, Vickie Inge

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The transition from classroom teacher to elementary mathematics specialist is challenging, but the principal can smooth specialist's path by reassuring teachers that the new specialist is there to support them, not judge them.  


Developing Essential Understanding of Statistics Grades 9-12 - Roxy Peck, Rob Gould, Stephen Miller, Rose Mary Zbiek

Developing essential understanding of stats - 9-12This book focuses on essential knowledge for mathematics teachers about statistics. It is organized around five big ideas, supported by multiple smaller, interconnected ideas-essential understandings. Taking you beyond a simple introduction to statistics, the book will boraden and deepen your understanding of one of the most challenging topics for studnets - and teachers. It will help you engage your students, anticiptae their perplexities, avoid pitfalls, and dispel misconceptions. You will also learn to develop appropriate tasks, techniques, and tools for assessing stundets' umderstading of the topic. 


Developing Essential Understanding of Statistics Grades 6-8

developing essential understanding of statistics 6-8This book focuses on essential knowledge for mathematics teachers about statistics. It is organized around five big ideas, supported by multiple smaller, interconnected ideas-essential understandings. Taking you beyond a simple introduction to statistics, the book will boraden and deepen your understanding of one of the most challenging topics for studnets - and teachers. It will help you engage your students, anticiptae their perplexities, avoid pitfalls, and dispel misconceptions. You will also learn to develop appropriate tasks, techniques, and tools for assessing stundets' umderstading of the topic. 


Putting Essential understanding of Multiplication and Division into Practice 3-5

putting essential understanding of fractions into practiceThis book focuses on the specialised pedagogical content knowledge that you need to teach multiplication and division effectively in grades 3-5. The authors demonstrate how to use this multifaceted knowledge to address the big ideas and essential understandings that students must develop for success with these computations - not only in their current work, but also in higher-level mathematics and a myriad of real-world contexts.
Explore rich, research-based strategies and tasks that show how students are reasoning about and making sense of multiplication and division. Use the oppertunities that these and similar tasks provide to build on their own understanding while identifying and correcting misunderstandings that may be keeping them from taking the next steps in learning.


 

The mysterious number 6174 : one of 30 amazing mathematical topics in daily life - Yutaka Nishiyama

5199SSLcrZL. SX327 BO1204203200 The wonder of recreational mathematics....
This book is a compilation of 30 articles originally issued as a series entitled "enjoying maths" for the japanese magazine Rikeieno Sugaku (Mathematics for Science).


50 Visions of Mathematics - Dara O'Briain 

50The book is a collection of 50 original essays contributed by a wide variety of authors. It contains articles by some of the best expositors of the subject (du Sautoy, Singh and Stewart for example) together with entertaining biographical pieces and articles of relevance to our everyday lives (such as Spiegelhalter on risk and Elwes on medical imaging). 


Teaching Mathematically Visually & Actively - Tandi Clausen-May

515hK2WekfLThis Practical book provides primary teachers and secondary with advice and resources to develop a visual and active approach to teaching mathematics. Our exciting new edition comes with a helpful CD, offering resources and practical activities that make it easy for readers to try out the ideas in the book for themselves. The new edition has: New resource materials,  PowerPoint presentions for each chapter, to use in the classroom, a new section in time, specific examples of teaching strategies and lots more ideas for lesson activities.


Your First Years Teaching Secondary Mathematics - Success from the Start - Robert Wieman, Fran Arbaugh

success from the startThe Essential Guide to Navigating Your First Years of Teaching Secondary Mathematics
"Too much advcice for teachers is either to abstract to be useful or consists of cute ideas for tomorrow that offer no lasting support. Wieman and Arbaugh hit the coveted middle ground - practical ideas for teachers drawn from sound principles of learning and teachin. Because their focus is directly on middle and secondary school mathematics, thye have produced a rare practical guide for upper-grade teachers that is easily accessible and rewardingly substantive. Middle and high school math teachers who want to improve their teaching, with the Common Core State Standards in mind, cannot go wrong by reading this book, cover to cover." - James Hiebert University of Delaware
Based on classroom observations and interviews with seasoned and beginning teachers, Success from the Start: Your First Years Teaching Secondary Mathematics offers valuable suggestions to improve your teaching and your studnets oppertunities to learn.


 MyMaths for Key Stage 3

mymathsMyMaths for KeyStage 3 is a brand new series that fully addresses the new National Curriculum for KeyStage 3 Mathematics in England.
Student Book 1B is for students starting KS3 that already have a secure understanding of upper KS2 topics, allowing them to consolidate their knowledge and progress to KS3 maths standards.
MyMaths for Key Stage 3 is the only course to provide:
- Coherent progression through KS3, with a 'learn it once and learn it well' philosophy leading to secure knowledge.
- A truly differentiated structure so that all levels of ability can access the new curriculum, including all the new topics.
- A Clear Approach to attainment with the emphasis on visible progress.


STP Mathematics 3rd Edition - L.Bostock and S.Chandler

STP mathematicsWritten by a highly experienced and respected author team, the third edition of STP Mathematics provides complete andcomprehensive coverage of the 2014 Key Stage 3 programme of Study. Maintaining its rigorous and authoritative approach, this fully updated textbook also develops students' problem-solving skills, preparing them for a high level of achievement at key stage 3 leading onto the higher tier at GCSE.


All is Change: Of Motion: Ancient & Modern - J.F. Riley

All is changeThe subject of the Calculus seems a mystery to all but the most numerate of people, but J F Riley writes with a dry humour tat engages the general reader in an informed acquantance with its history.
The book describes the trials and tribulations that the topic of motion and therefore variability and change encountered from its beginnings in ancient Greece up to its discovery in the 17th century and the subsequent period of development. It is is a story behind the evolution of the 'algebra of change and shape' we call the Calculus, and about what it is, why we needed it and who made it happen.


How to Teach Primary Maths - Nick Tiley-Nunn

178135135XIt is not the ugly sister that it is often presented as being; it can be the 'Belle of the Ball' if the correct make-up is applied. This book will show you what 'make-up' ypu can slap on the subject to make it alluring for young people, and will hopefully encourage you to dress maths up in the way that best suits you and your pupils.
By picking up this little collection of ramblings you have made the first step: you are clearly interested in what you do and want to be better at it. This was exactly how I felt about teaching maths. I realised I had a deficiency, and that only thinking positively about it would start me on the road to being good at it.See if it wors for you too.


Number Talk - Ann Marie Casserly, Pamela Moffett, Bairbre Tiernan 

Number TalkThe development of children's language and their mathematical understanding takes place from the earliest years. Research evidence suggests that teacher-facilitated 'mathematical talk' in the early years has the potential to stimulate growth in children's understanding of mathematics. It is argued that acquiring the language of mathematics is important to the acquisition of mathematical concepts and to the use and application of mathematics in a variety of situations. 


City of Zombies the Boardgame - By Matthew Tidbury 

city of zombiesCity of Zombies builds speed and confidence with number play and rewards players as their maths improve. Co-operative gameplay encourages players to work together and help each other to win. Players of mixed abilities share learning through a positive play.


Essential Primary Mathematics - By Caroline Rickard 

essentialIf you are teaching or learning to teach primary mathematics, this is the toolkit to support you! Not only does it cover the essential knowledge and understanding that you and your pupils need to know. It also offers 176 great ideas for teaching primary mathematics - adaptable for use within different areas of mathematics and for different ages and abilities.