Holly R. Patrick holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language/Applied Linguistics and has been teaching ESL for over 20 years. More recently, Holly earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta, where she worked for several years as International Student Program Associate, developing and implementing programs and services for international MPH students. Holly has traveled extensively and lived in Europe and Latin America.
With clear and accessible examples, How to Be a Math Genius explores the math brain and demonstrates to readers that they use math skills all the time-they just don't know it yet. Explaining fascinating ideas in a simple and fun way, the book is also packed with activities and puzzles, compelling stories of math geniuses, irresistible facts and stats, and more, making the dreaded subject of math both engaging and relevant.
This book will help your elementary school student develop the math skills needed to succeed in the classroom and on standardized tests. The user-friendly, full-color pages are filled to the brim with engaging activities for maximum educational value. The book includes easy-to-follow instructions, helpful examples, and tons of practice problems to help students master each concept, sharpen their problem-solving skills, and build confidence.
• A guide that outlines national standards for Grade 3
• Concise lessons combined with lot of practice that promote better scores—in class and on achievement tests
• A pretest to help identify areas where students need more work
• End-of-chapter tests to measure students’ progress
• A helpful glossary of key terms used in the book
• More than 1,000 math problems with answers
• Addition and subtraction
• Multiplication and division
• Place values
• Rounding and estimating
• Measuring length, mass, volume, and time
• Lines, angles, and polygons
• Charts and graphs
• Perimeter and area
• Word problems