Brain-Compatible Activities for Mathematics, Grades K-1

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Using principals from Dr. David A. Sousa’s How the Brain Learns Mathematics, this user-friendly resource provides easy, ready-to-use mathematics lessons for Kindergarten and first grade classrooms. Teachers will find step-by-step guidance and all the necessary reproducible materials for mathematics instruction that involves partners, group work, and class movement. Through activities such as Number Jingle and Math Detective, young learners will enjoy developing skills connected with whole numbers, addition and subtraction, geometrical shapes, measurement, number patterns, and more.

Aligned with NCTM standards and focal points, the resources in this book aim to enhance students’ motivation and content retention. Further, the principals in this book:

Address individual intelligences
Use concrete models to make concepts meaningful
Connect mathematical ideas to the real world
Incorporate graphic organizers to help students organize their thinking
Teach creative problem solving

Deepen and revitalize instruction using Sousa’s proven brain-compatible approach for helping every child develop self-confidence in mathematics!
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About the author

Dr. David A. Sousa is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of fifteen books. A member of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, he has conducted workshops in hundreds of school districts on brain research, instructional skills, and science education at the Pre-K to 12 and university levels. He lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Jan 24, 2017
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Pages
200
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ISBN
9781634507318
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Language
English
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Education / Administration / General
Education / Arts in Education
Education / Classroom Management
Education / Inclusive Education
Education / Learning Styles
Education / Professional Development
Education / Teacher Training & Certification
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Language Arts
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