“Daily Routines to Jump-Start Math Class provides easily implemented, highly engaging activities for students to develop fluency and flexibility with number operations, foster reasoning, and further develop number sense. This book is a game changer for teachers to have easily implemented routines that not only provide rich formative data about content and mathematical practices but also replace the mundane activities typically utilized at the opening of a math class.”
“These routines have revolutionized our daily instruction—our students beg to do number routines every day! Straightforward and easy to implement with little or no prep, these routines change students’ thinking about math in a positive way. Our students are more engaged and students at all ages are building better number sense.”
“Classroom teachers will be jumping with excitement when they discover John SanGiovanni’s Daily Routines to Jump-Start Math Class. This long awaited elementary book is ready for immediate use and offers high-quality thinking and reasoning number routines teachers want and need to use with students. Teachers will find this book to be the perfect tool for practicing critical skills and concepts and will absolutely love choosing daily routines that make a difference.”
“What a helpful resource! Daily Routines to Jump-Start Math Class does just that and so much more! These routines and their many extensions truly engage students in developing and extending their sense of number while emphasizing the importance of reasoning.”
“If you are an elementary teacher who is looking for math tasks that are easy to implement, build number sense, and encourage collaboration among students this resource is for you! Daily Routines to Jump-Start Math Class provides engaging tasks that will get your students thinking and reasoning about mathematics within the first minute of your math lesson. SanGiovanni provides all of the support you will need to get these quick, easy-to-prepare routines implemented in your own classroom.”
“Designing and implementing regular opportunities for students to develop, use, and apply number sense is the hallmark of effective teaching. In Daily Routines to Jump-Start Math Class: Engage Students, Improve Number Sense, and Practice Reasoning, author John SanGiovanni provides an incredible variety of number sense routines that will engage students in reasoning about mathematics in positive and productive ways.
“This is a fantastic collection of engaging and meaningful routines, a must-own for K–5 teachers. For teachers, the instructions are straightforward and the examples very helpful. For students, these are fun and challenging! For both, there are so many great routines, they won’t get `old’ and the routines address a great mix of mathematics (whole numbers, fractions, operations, geometry, etc.) and learning tools (number lines, pictures, graphic organizers, etc.). Estimation, such a difficult and important topic, is effectively addressed in numerous routines!