This book offers ways of presenting and developing three topics emphasized in Principles and Standards for School Mathematics: counting, vertex-edge graphs, and iterative and recursive processes. The authors explain essential vocabulary, concepts, and methods. Developmentally-appropriate activities involve students in such tasks as counting combinations, finding paths, and making schedules. These hands-on investigations demonstrate the potential of discrete mathematics to engage students who have not found mathematics rewarding in the past. The supplemental CD-ROM features interactive electronic activities, master copies of activity pages for students, and additional readings for teachers. -- Publisher.In grades 3-5, they should have had more experience with Venn diagrams. Before students begin the investigation Counting the Kids, be sure that they are familiar with two- and three-set Venn diagrams. Also be certain that your students areanbsp;...
|Title||:||Navigating Through Discrete Mathematics in Grades 6-12|
|Author||:||Eric W. Hart|
|Publisher||:||National Council of Teachers of - 2008-01|