Juvenile Nonfiction

Math Doesn't Suck

How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind Or Breaking a Nail

Author: Danica McKellar

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781594630392

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 297

View: 1489

Demystifies middle-school math concepts that are most challenging, sharing step-by-step instructions for developing real-world math skills, providing time-saving tips and tricks, and offering practice problems with detailed answers and explanations.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Kiss My Math

Showing Pre-algebra Who's Boss

Author: Danica McKellar

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781594630491

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 335

View: 8916

The television actress and mathematics guru author of Math Doesn't Suck presents a pre-algebra primer for seventh- to ninth-graders, in an accessible reference that shares time-saving tricks, real-world examples, and detailed practice problems. 100,000 first printing.
Education

Girls Get Curves

Geometry Takes Shape

Author: Danica McKellar

Publisher: Plume

ISBN: 0452298741

Category: Education

Page: 413

View: 9180

Challenges intellectual stereotypes while counseling girls on the core concepts of high school geometry, combining personality quizzes and real-life testimonials with topics ranging from congruent triangles and quadrilaterals to proofs and theorems.
Education

Hot X

Algebra Exposed!

Author: Danica McKellar

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9780606316118

Category: Education

Page: 417

View: 6634

Shows how to master algebra topics like square roots, polynomials, quadratic equations, word problems, and more, with detailed solutions and relatable real-world examples.
Juvenile Fiction

How to Survive Middle School

Author: Donna Gephart

Publisher: Yearling Books

ISBN: 0375854118

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 247

View: 4434

When thirteen-year-old David Greenberg's best friend makes the start of middle school even worse than he feared it could be, David becomes friends with Penny, who shares his love of television shows and posts one of their skits on YouTube, making them wildly popular--online, at least.
Mathematics

The Math Dude's Quick and Dirty Guide to Algebra

Author: Jason Marshall

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781429983365

Category: Mathematics

Page: 496

View: 2314

Need some serious help solving equations? Totally frustrated by polynomials, parabolas and that dreaded little x? THE MATH DUDE IS HERE TO HELP! Jason Marshall, popular podcast host known to his fans as The Math Dude, understands that algebra can cause agony. But he's determined to show you that you can solve those confusing, scream-inducing math problems--and it won't be as hard as you think! Jason kicks things off with a basic-training boot camp to help you review the essential math you'll need to truly "get" algebra. The basics covered, you'll be ready to tackle the concepts that make up the core of algebra. You'll get step-by-step instructions and tutorials to help you finally understand the problems that stump you the most, including loads of tips on: - Working with fractions, decimals, exponents, radicals, functions, polynomials and more - Solving all kinds of equations, from basic linear problems to the quadratic formula and beyond - Using graphs and understanding why they make solving complex algebra problems easier Learning algebra doesn't have to be a form of torture, and with The Math Dude's Quick and Dirty Guide to Algebra, it won't be. Packed with tons of fun features including "secret agent math-libs," and "math brain games," and full of quick and dirty tips that get right to the point, this book will have even the biggest math-o-phobes basking in a-ha moments and truly understanding algebra in a way that will stick for years (and tests) to come. Whether you're a student who needs help passing algebra class, a parent who wants to help their child meet that goal, or somebody who wants to brush up on their algebra skills for a new job or maybe even just for fun, look no further. Sit back, relax, and let this guide take you on a trip through the world of algebra.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Do Not Open This Math Book

Addition + Subtraction

Author: Danica McKellar

Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 110193400X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 9145

New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar is back with a fun and accessible introduction to the essentials of math. Addition and subtraction are as easy as 1 + 2 = 3 in this funny and educational book that will have readers embracing math instead of fearing it. Finally, a FUN book to read with kids that helps bridge the gap between what's being taught in school and how today's parents learned math back in the day. Giggle your way through entertaining lessons on addition and subtraction involving muffins, turkey sandwiches, kittens, googly eyes, and more! Actress, math whiz, and New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar uses her proven math techniques to give children the solid grasp of addition and subtraction that will be key to their success and unlock their potential in the classroom and beyond! You will WANT to open this math book!
Juvenile Fiction

Bathtime Mathtime

Author: Danica McKellar

Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 110193395X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 20

View: 6082

New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar makes bathtime squeaky clean and sneaky smart fun in this original board book that gives your toddler a head start on learning math. Take one messy baby, two busy feet, three rambunctious friends, four wayward ducks, and five floaty bubbles--and get a tubful of fun as one family's bathtime routine turns into a nightly ritual they can "count on"! Actress, math whiz, and New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar uses her proven math success to show children that math is all around us as she cleverly introduces the early addition concept of "counting on"--the idea that when we add 1, we can get the answer by simply counting on to the next number. This next book in the McKellar Math line shows that even washing your hair can be full of math fun!
Fiction

Math Girls

Author: Hiroshi Yuki

Publisher: Bento Books Inc

ISBN: 0983951306

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 6066

"Combining mathematical rigor with light romance, Math Girls is a unique introduction to advanced mathematics, delivered through the eyes of three students as they learn to deal with problems seldom found in textbooks."--Front flap.
Education

Help Your Kids with Science

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146543206X

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 6657

Help Your Kids With Science is a unique visual approach to understanding the sciences and a great resource for frustrated children and adults. Following on from the success of Help Your Kids With Math, Help Your Kids With Science is a comprehensive, stress-free, and accessible approach to science, covering a wide range of subjects including biology, physics, and chemistry. Topics are explained using clear graphics and instantly understandable diagrams, accompanied by jargon-free text.
Mathematics

Inventing the Mathematician

Gender, Race, and Our Cultural Understanding of Mathematics

Author: Sara N. Hottinger

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 1438460090

Category: Mathematics

Page: 192

View: 7953

Considers how our ideas about mathematics shape our individual and cultural relationship to the field. Where and how do we, as a culture, get our ideas about mathematics and about who can engage with mathematical knowledge? Sara N. Hottinger uses a cultural studies approach to address how our ideas about mathematics shape our individual and cultural relationship to the field. She considers four locations in which representations of mathematics contribute to our cultural understanding of mathematics: mathematics textbooks, the history of mathematics, portraits of mathematicians, and the field of ethnomathematics. Hottinger examines how these discourses shape mathematical subjectivity by limiting the way some groups—including women and people of color—are able to see themselves as practitioners of math. Inventing the Mathematician provides a blueprint for how to engage in a deconstructive project, revealing the limited and problematic nature of the normative construction of mathematical subjectivity.
Mathematics

The Mathematical Palette

Author: Ronald Staszkow,Robert Bradshaw

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534403654

Category: Mathematics

Page: 672

View: 7307

THE MATHEMATICAL PALETTE makes mathematics enjoyable, relevant, understandable, and informative for students. Visually engaging, the text features full color pictures of fine art to bring mathematical concepts to life for the liberal arts student. The text emphasizes problem solving through discovery and applications, encouraging students to become active participants and instilling a rich understanding and appreciation for the beauty of mathematics. Along with its emphasis on writing and critical thinking skills, the text presents the history of mathematicians with numerous, everyday applications to illustrate the evolution and practicality of math and parallel the creativity of liberal arts majors. The Third Edition of THE MATHEMATICAL PALETTE also features a robust suite of online course management, testing, and tutorial resources for instructors and students. This includes BCA/iLrn Testing and Tutorial, vMentor live online tutoring, and a Book Companion Web Site featuring online graphing calculator resources. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Math Dictionary for Kids

The Essential Guide to Math Terms, Strategies, and Tables

Author: Theresa R. Fitzgerald

Publisher: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.

ISBN: 159363160X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 134

View: 5251

Provides illustrated math definitions and examples.
Juvenile Fiction

Ten Magic Butterflies

Author: Danica McKellar

Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1101933844

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 3226

Fairies, butterflies, and magic help to make this math-focused picture book from Danica McKellar, the New York Times bestselling author of Goodnight, Numbers and star of The Wonder Years, positively enchanting! Join ten flower friends for a night of excitement that mixes a little math with a lot of magic. As each flower turns into a butterfly, children will discover different ways to group numbers to create ten, an essential building block of math, all while watching each flower's dream come true. (And keep an eye out for the adorable caterpillar who wishes he could fly, too!) In this, the second book in the McKellar Math line, actress, math whiz, and New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar once again sneaks in secret addition and subtraction concepts to help make your child smarter and uses her proven math success to show children that loving numbers is as easy as a wave of a wand and a BING BANG BOO! "[Danica McKellar's] bringing her love of numbers to children everywhere." --Brightly on Goodnight, Numbers "Danica McKellar is now on a mission to make math fun for even the youngest of kids." --L.A. Parent Magazine
Education

Styles and Strategies for Teaching High School Mathematics

21 Techniques for Differentiating Instruction and Assessment

Author: Edward J. Thomas,John R. Brunsting,Pam L. Warrick

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452295069

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 1390

This book offers effective, research-based strategies that can be mixed and matched to differentiate mathematics instruction for high school students through four different learning styles. Learn From the Experts! Sign up for a Math Professional Development Institute in your area—visit www.ThoughtfulClassroom.com/events
Education

Mathematics and Gender

Author: Elizabeth Fennema,Gilah C. Leder

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 9780807730010

Category: Education

Page: 214

View: 337

This edited collection describes how the Autonomous Learning Behaviours (ALB) model, formulated by Fennema and Peterson, specifically relates to gender differences in mathematics education, learning and performance. The book provides a background to the debate on gender differences; considers the interactions between internal beliefs and external influences, as well as their effects on learning math; and provides a summary of the latest research relevant to the ALB model. Gender differences in learning mathematics is examined from a variety of perspectives, strengthened by longitudinal studies and a cross-cultural American and Australian perspective..
Literary Collections

If I'd Known Then

Women in Their 20s and 30s Write Letters to Their Younger Selves

Author: Ellyn Spragins

Publisher: Da Capo Press

ISBN: 0738212695

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 176

View: 3307

A collection of letters written by thirty-five women under forty to the girls they had once been shares the advice, wisdom, and insights they have gained that they wish they had available when they were younger.
Mathematics

The Survival of a Mathematician

From Tenure-track to Emeritus

Author: Steven George Krantz

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 0821846299

Category: Mathematics

Page: 310

View: 8720

"One of the themes of the book is how to have a fulfilling professional life. In order to achieve this goal, Krantz discusses keeping a vigorous scholarly program going and finding new challenges, as well as dealing with the everyday tasks of research, teaching, and administration." "In short, this is a survival manual for the professional mathematician - both in academics and in industry and government agencies. It is a sequel to the author's A Mathematician's Survival Guide."--BOOK JACKET.