"The strategies in Write for Mathematics helped my math students to not only write about mathematics but also to think about mathematics."
-Lynda Ann DeLuca, Teacher and Math Coach
Ann G. McGuinness Intermediate School, Endicott, NY
"The integration of writing and mathematics is powerful instruction. This book provides ready-to-use strategies that will result in effective math instruction, and, more importantly, students will enjoy math class again. This is an outstanding resource."
-Natalie R. Scavone, New Visions Teacher Education Preparation Instructor
Cayuga-Onondaga Board of Cooperative Educational Services, NY
Foster mathematical thinking and understanding by incorporating writing into your math instruction
Research shows that engaging students in writing about mathematics can improve a learner's overall math understanding. Addressing NCTM standards, Write for Mathematics, Second Edition, offers a wide range of practical writing strategies that can be used with students to deepen their understanding of key mathematical concepts.
The process of incorporating writing into mathematics instruction need not seem daunting. This step-by-step handbook provides:
- Ten specific writing strategies that foster mathematical thinking and understanding
- Clear directions for using each strategy with students
- Application of the strategies to target NCTM standards
- A wide variety of examples at all levels
- Strategies that can be used with any mathematics curriculum
- A generous collection of reproducibles
Students who write about mathematics develop deeper understandings, show increased interest in math, and reach higher achievement levels! Write for Mathematics, Second Edition, is an important resource for teachers who want to reach these goals.