Brain-Compatible Activities for Mathematics, Grades K-1

Brain-Compatible Activities for Mathematics, Grades K-1

by David A. Sousa (Editor)

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Overview

Aligned with NCTM standards and focal points, this resource offers ready-to-use lessons that include brain-compatible math activities, step-by-step instructions for the teacher, and all the necessary reproducibles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412967839
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 12/07/2009
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. David A. Sousa is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of fifteen books. A member of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, he has conducted workshops in hundreds of school districts on brain research, instructional skills, and science education at the Pre-K to 12 and university levels. He lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Links to Focal Points and Standards
About the Author
1. Whole Numbers
Seeing Dots
How Many?
Number Path
Counting Sets
More or Less
Who's First?
Number Slap
A Ten Count!
Number Jingle!
2. Addition and Subtraction
Combining Sets
Subtraction Action
Spin to Win
Take It Away
"All Aboard" the Number Line
Ready, Set...Add!
Fact Family Tree House
Math Detective
Flip it!
Number Grid
Let's Go, Domino!
Guide to Problem Solving
3. Geometry
Shifting Shapes
Feel the Shapes
Shape Sort Race
Fishing for Triangles
3-D Shapes
Shape Up
Shapes Everywhere
The Art of Shapes!
Smart Shapes
The Shape Museum
4. Measurement
Which is Longer?
Measure it!
Ordering Lengths
How Far?
Which Holds More?
How Long? Measuring With Tens and Ones
Going on a Measurement Hunt
Comparison Center
Tick-Tock at the Clock Shop
Before or After?
5. Algebra: Sorting and Patterning
Number Patterns
What Comes Next?
Extending Patterns
Pattern Necklaces
Sorting Shoes
Sort and Classify
6. Data Analysis and Probability
Ask Me a Question
Way to Vote!
Favorite Seasons
Roll and Record
Heads or Tails
Collect and Sort Data
Fun with Bar Graphs
Likely or Unlikely?
Journal Page
Answer Key
References

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