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    A Mathematics Challenge for Tomorrow Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Students in Seventh-day Adventist schools score close to the national norm in math on standardized tests. Some suggestions for improvement are given in the article, including having student-centered and student-directed classrooms and showing students math...

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    Contemporary Ideas for Teaching Secondary-Level Mathematics Grade 9-Grade 12
    Robert Moore and Ted Hodgson present practical ideas for teaching secondary math classes. These include using mathematical software; letting students teach concepts; emphasizing the connectedness of mathematics; addressing the cognitive and affective components...

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    Discovering Geometry Through Patch-Pictures Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article discusses the use of geometric shapes to make pictures. Students learn that the 'prime figures' can be combined to make new shapes, and that shapes can overlap. In using their creativity, students can learn and understand aspects of geometry through...

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    Engaging Elementary Students in Geometry and Measurement Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article shares several activities drawn from a set of 158 lessons which seek to engage students and teachers in active mathematics learning. The activities include: classification of plane figures; classification of space figures; making an inch or centimeter...

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    Making Math Meaningful Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Beverley Bucknor shares many hands-on ideas for teaching math using manipulatives in a multigrade classroom. These include number stories; banking and shopping; sequencing; geoboards; geometry; measurement (using bulletin boards); math labs; and integrating...

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    Mathematical Manipulatives - Creating an Environment for Understanding, Efficiency, Engagement, and Enjoyment Kindergarten-Grade 4
    The results of this study "showed that students are more engaged when using manipulatives, and that their perception of their learning environment improved in the areas of enjoyment, understanding and efficiency."

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    Our World as Math Unit Grade 3-Grade 5
    "Our World as Math offers students a great way to learn math concepts and enjoy learning...The purpose for creating this unit is to share and encourage educators and students that learning takes place when there is shared experience and dialogue...teachers...

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    Revitalizing the Mathematics Learning Environment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In the math classroom, the teacher should focus on students understanding concepts rather than overemphasizing obtaining correct answers. Students should be encouraged to look at many ways of solving problems, not merely the 'right one' the teacher provides....

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    Symmetry and Tessellations Unit Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This unit begins with polygons and pattern blocks, works with rotational, translational, and reflective symmetries, experiments with tessellations, and finishes with the creation of an Escher-like tessellation." Adaptable to any grade level, this...

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    Teaching Math in the Multigrade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    One of the biggest strengths of a multigrade class is having so many teachers in one place! Older students can help younger ones with concepts the older ones have mastered. This article tells how to implement a peer tutoring system for math in a one-room school...

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    The Impact of Use of Mathematics Manipulatives on Attitudes Toward Mathematics Success Among Students in a Multigrade Classroom Grade 7-Lifelong
    Math manipulatives are designed to help students visualize and maneuver math concepts. Many studies have been conducted using manipulatives in a single-grade classroom. The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine the impact of a structured manipulatives...

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    Using Bendable and Rigid Manipulatives in Primary Mathematics - Is One More Effective Than the Other in Conceptualising 3D Objects from Their 2D Nets? Grade 4-Grade 12
    "The usefulness of manipulatives in the primary maths classroom has been frequently asserted. The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of two different types of manipulatives, bendable and rigid, as aids for the conceptualisation of...