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Description - Hands-on Computer Activities for Teaching Math by Beverly Burnley

Featuring more than 100 step--by--step activities that use common computer programs, such as Microsoft(R) Word and Paint(R), to model concepts in five basic areas, this revolutionary guide shows math teachers how to combine math and technology education to support national math standards and increase students' computer proficiency. Sections include Numbers and Operations, Measurement, Algebra, Geometry, and Data Analysis and Probability.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471651987
ISBN-10: 0471651982
Format: Paperback
(277mm x 217mm x 18mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Beverly Burnley

Beverly Burnley earned her bachelora s degree in elementary education from Harris Stowe Teachers College in St. Louis, Missouri. As a Title I teacher in the East St. Louis (Illinois) public schools, she has used models and representations to teach mathematics to gifted and remedial students in grades 1 through 6 for more than thirty--three years. While instructing entire classrooms in a computer lab environment, she created a unique teaching strategy that supports the math standards and increases studentsa computer proficiency levels. Ms. Burnley has presented this strategy for professional development workshops at the St. Clair County (Illinois) Regional Office of Education and now describes it for teachers across the country in her new book, Hands--On Computer Activities for Teaching Math.