Taking students beyond simple computation to think critically in math is necessary for students to meet today's math standards. Excerpted from Brain-Compatible Mathematics, this booklet includes author Diane Ronis' wheel of problem-solving strategies, plus a seven-step process for approaching and solving complicated problems-giving students a variety of ways to approach, analyze, and think critically about mathematics problems.
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(228mm x 152mm x 5mm)
Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
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Author Biography - Diane L. Ronis
Diane Ronis is a professor of education at Southern Connecticut State University and has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction. Her drive to make learning meaningful to all students comes from 17 years of teaching middle school and high school mathematics and fine arts as well as eight years of experience instructing preservice teachers at the college and graduate level. Ronis has been a presenter and keynote speaker at numerous conferences, workshops and seminars, and is the author of Brain Compatible Mathematics, Brain Compatible Assessments, Critical Thinking in Math, Problem Based Learning for Math & Science: Integrating Inquiry and the Internet, and Clustering Standards in Integrated Units.