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Hands-On Math Projects With Real-Life Applications, J-B Ed: Hands On

The second edition of this hands-on math guide features sixty engaging projects for students in grades six to twelve learn math concepts and skills.

This book is filled with classroom-tested projects that help students build skills in problem solving, critical thinking, and decision making. They also support a positive group environment by emphasize cooperative learning, group sharing, verbalizing ideas, and research skills, as well as writing clearly in mathematics and across other subject areas.

Each of the projects follows the same proven format and includes instructions for the teacher, a Student Guide, and one or more reproducible datasheets and worksheets. They all include the elements needed for a successful individual or group learning experience. This second edition includes new projects and information about technology-based and e-learning strategies.
Hands-On Math Projects with Real-Life Applications includes a special Skills Index that identifies the skills emphasized in each project. This book will save you time and help you instill in your students a genuine appreciation for the world of mathematics.

Judith A Muschla, Gary Robert Muschla

Judith A. Muschla has taught mathematics in South River, New Jersey, for over twenty-five years. She was a recipient of the 1990 - 1991 Governor's Teacher Recognition Program award in New Jersey and was named 2002 South River Public School Teacher of the Year. Gary Robert Muschla, prolific author and classroom teacher, taught reading and writing for more than twenty-five years in Spotswood, New Jersey. Including this edition, this is the seventh math resource coauthored by Judith A. Muschla and Gary Robert Muschla. Their earlier books include The Math Teacher's Book of Lists; Math Starters!; Geometry Teacher's Activities Kit; Math Smart!; Algebra Teacher's Activities Kit; and Math Games, all published by Jossey-Bass.