Guide to resources in mathematics for the Primary/Junior grades

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- Using Children's Literature to Teach Problem Solving in Math by Jeanne WhiteISBN: 9780415732314Publication Date: 2013-11-08CONNECTION: NUMBER SENSE, Grades K-2

Books used:

Splash! by A. Jonas

Math-Terpieces, by G. Tang

Seven Blind Mice, by E. Young, - Cowboys Count, Monkeys Measure, and Princesses Problem Solve by Jane M. Wilburne; Jane B. Keat; Mary P. NapoliCall Number: Floor 2, Teaching Collection QA 135.6 .W55 2011ISBN: 9781598571066Publication Date: 2011-03-30

- Identifying and using picture books with quality mathematical content.by Jennie Marston, in Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 19.1 (2014), pp. 14-23.

This article provides a framework for selecting appropriate picture books to present mathematics content. - Exploring children's literature in the elementary mathematics classroom.by Gregory Bryan and Ralph Mason. in delta-K, 50.3 (June 2013), pp. 24-29.

"In literature-triggered mathematics, a teacher uses sets of children's trade books with mathematical elements to lead students into contextually rich, active and interactive mathematics activities" (p. 24). - Picture book power: Connecting children's literature and mathematics.by Joyce Shatzer, in The Reading Teacher, 6.8 (May, 2008), pp. 649-653.

Includes a list of stories that connect to math topics and argues that "Children’s literature can be the vehicle for providing a meaningful context for learning in mathematics" (p.650). - Positioning picture books within the mathematics curriculum.by Kate Jenkins, in Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 15.2 (June 2010), pp. 28-32.

Books discussed in tihs article include The Secret Birthday Message and 10 Little Rubber Ducks, both by Eric Carle, and The Rabbits by Shaun Tan and John Marsden.

- Pinterest Boards from the Doucette Library, University of CalgaryCompiled by Tammy Flanders, University of Calgary Library
- Mathical Book Prize Annual award for fiction and non-fiction.Awarded by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) with the National Council of Teachers of Math (NCTM), National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the Children's Book Council (CBC).

- Math Talk by Theoni Pappas Who would have ever thought there was a direct way to connect mathematical concepts to poetry? Creative juices were certainly at work when this book of mathematical dialogues was created by Theoni Pappas. It presents a new way to enjoy and learn mathematical ideas via poetic dialogues read by two people. A new twist to mathematical themes. --24 delightful and informative poetic dialogues for exploring math ideas.-- - TOPIC POEMS INCLUDE- · Mathematics · Circles · Proper fractions · Fractals · Fibonacci numbers · One · Operations · Imaginary numbers · Möbius strip · Zero · Squares · Operations · Variables · Radicals · Triangles · · Primes · Dimensions · Golden Mean · e, & i (for three voices) · Integers · Tessellations · Even numbers · Googols · We are numbers.Call Number: Children's Collection, Floor 1 PS 3566.A6229 M38 1991ISBN: 9780933174740Publication Date: 1993-01-25

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