The Balance Math & More! activities sharpen students' critical thinking skills, computational skills, and develop algebraic reasoning. The first book in the series (Level 1) focuses on addition and subtraction of whole numbers. The spiraling difficulty level is designed to scaffold a child's conceptual understanding of the targeted operations from beginning to advanced. Try one of these intriguing puzzles - and then try to stop!
A longtime puzzle fan, Robert Femiano is a Seattle public (government) school elementary educator and has been for most of his 35-year teaching career. For more than a decade of this time, he was also adjunct faculty at Seattle Public University, conducting math methods courses. His publications include Algebraic Problem Solving in the Elementary Grades in the National Councel for Teachers of Mathematics peer-reviewed journal and Balance Benders by the Critical Thinking Co. in 2002, he won the highest honor in education, the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
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Category: Logic & Debate
Format: Book (Paperback)
Publisher: The Critical Thinking Co.
Date Published: Jan 21, 2011
Dimensions: 8.50 x 11.00 x 0.25 ( )