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BOOKS

MULTNOMAH COUNTY LIBRARY
has tons of books for teaching and learningany subject for free

MAKING PROBLEMS, CREATING SOLUTIONS
Challenging Young Mathematicians
by Jill Ostrow
Jill rethinks the teaching of mathematics and shows you how to build challenging learning environments for elementary school-aged children. She introduces the notion of workshop learnngi in mathematics and demonstrates ways in which you can readily integrate math into all curricular areas.

LOGIC ANYONE? 165 BRAIN-STRETCHING LOGIC PROBLEMS
by Beverly Post and Sandra Eads
Fearon Teacher Aids, a division of David S. Lake Publishers,,1982, 19 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA 97002.
This book helps your children develop thiking skills and is an introduction tto the formal disciplie of logic. Threre are six kinds of logic problems: analogies, matrix logic, table logic, circle logic, syllogisms and Venn diagrams. These are puzzles that are fun and challenging; focused on problem-solving and careful reasoning

EXPLORING DATA
EXPLORING PROBABILITY
THE ART AND TECHNIQUES OF SIMULATION
EXPLORING SURVEYS:INFORMATION FROM SAMPLES

by James M. Landwehr and Ann E. Watkins
Quantitative Literacy Series, Dale Seymour Publications, P.O. Box 10888, Palo Alto, CA 97303, 1986, part of the American Statistical Association Poject, These books were writtten through a collaboative effort of teachers and statisticians. These books cover statisticaland probability concepts and uses field-tested methods for teaching these concepts. For middle and high school-aged students.

THINKING MATHEMATICALLY
Revised Edition
by John Mason with Leone Burton & Kaye Stacey
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1985 This book is a collection of a variety of mathematical problems to solve. It is focused on the exploration of mathematical ideas.

TEACHING STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY
written by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
1992, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091
Statistics and probability are appropriate topics in any mathematics curriculum because they provide meaningful applications of mathematics at all levels, they provide methods for dealing with uncertainty, give some understanding of statistical arguments with which we are continually bombarded, help consumers distinguish sound use of statistical procedures from unsound or deceptive uses, and they are inherently intersting and motivatinig topics for many students.

COUNTING ON FRANK
Picture Book
written and illustrated by Rod Clement
Gareth Steven Publishing, 1555 N. RiverCenter Drive, Suite 201, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53212, 1991, Frank has wild adventures that end up as math problems, plus the author has extra math problems in the back of the book.

NUMBERS:
facts, figures and fiction

by Richard Phillips
University of Cambridge, 40 West 20th Street, New York, N.Y. 10011, 1994, A book full of number facts from the number 1 to 999.

HOW MATH WORKS:
100 ways parents and kids can share the wonders of mathematics
by Carol Vorderman
A DK Book: Dorling Kindersley Book, 1996, The Readers Digest Assocaition, Inc, Pleasantville, N.Y., A great book for fun projects using mathematics

SUPPLIES AND MANIPULATIVES

MANIPULATIVES THAT ARE HELPFUL IN TEACHING MATHEMATICS
all come with instructions and/or books that explain how to use them
many of these can be made at home
GEOBOARDS
SPINNERS
DICE
GRAPH PAPER - DIFFERENT SIZES
COLORING UTENSILS
UNIFIX CUBES
FRACTION BARS
CUBES FOR VOLUME
PRE-ALGEBRA CUBES
GEOMETRIC SHAPES
PATTERN BLOCKS
TILES

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