Making Math Meaningful: Source Book for Teaching Middle School Math, by Jamie YorkJamieYorkPress
How to Make Math Meaningful? That is one of the greatest challenges for math teachers - particularly in today's world! This Waldorf inspired math curriculum guide for sixth through eighth grades, provides a method of teaching that helps develop the whole human being.
Jamie York's teaching experiences have brought him to understand that if math is to be meaningful to students, it must have these elements:
- Be Developmentally Appropriate
- Challenge the Students
- Work with Questions
- Offer Interesting Material
- Allow for Depth
- Provide the Historical Context
As a Waldorf math teacher, Jamie realized this type of guide was greatly needed. Making Math Meaningful provides a direct and logical approach to teaching 6th - 8th graders math. Each grade level and topic include numerous examples and explanations.
New in Third Edition: Reworking of 7th grade percents unit, major reworking of 7th grade ratios unit. Two new sections for 8th grade, calculating the Area of Four Types of Triangle, calculating the area of a Cone and Pyramid and much more!