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Playing with Place Value

Playing with place value

Place value may seem a simple concept but it can be very difficult to teach successfully. There are many materials available to use in the classroom, but which ones work? When should they be used? Respected educator, Paul Swan, presents well-researched approaches which will help you to teach, and your students to learn, place value.

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Problem Solving

The Creative Side of Mathematics

problem-solving
Derek Holton

Written in a chatty, accessible style, the author suggests different approaches to the solutions of a number of familiar (and not so familiar) problems. Boy frogs swapping places on lily-pads with girl frogs, the patterns made when rolling a square around a square, problems using chess boards, coins and just plain numbers…each problem developing into a conjecture and then a generalization. Readers are encouraged to leave the text to do their own thinking and then return either in triumph or frustration!
Accessible to most secondary students with a knowledge of number and some basic logic skills—and noting that little bit of algebra is also helpful—this book provides lots of opportunities for problem solving and reasoning.

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ISBN-13: 978-0-906588-71-0
Year Levels: 8 - 12
Publisher: The Mathematical Association (UK)
Page Count: 211
Cover type: Soft cover
Publication date: 2010
Product number: MA2008
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