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Learning to Support Young Mathematicians at Work

Catherine Fosnot , Maarten Dolk , Kara Imm , William Jacob , Despina Stylianou

Pub Date: 8/29/2012
Product Type: BOOK WITH DVD
Grade: 2nd - 6th

"Our digital-lab environment provides an active, more meaningful professional development experience, which empowers teachers to integrate theory and practice.  We offer teachers the opportunity to embark upon their own landscape of learning journey." --Catherine Twomey Fosnot The bestselling Young Mathematicians at Work series... more

Trades, Jumps, and Stops DVD

Maarten Dolk , Catherine Fosnot , William Jacob , Despina Stylianou , Kara Imm

Pub Date: 8/27/2012
Product Type: DVD
Grade: 2nd - 6th

The DVD features classroom sessions that show students exploring the sequence of investigations and activities found in the popular Contexts for Learning Mathematics algebra unit book Trades, Jumps, and Stops. Extensive classroom video footage allows participants to study children over time, and examine and analyze their development... more

Young Math at Work 4 (eBook)

Catherine Fosnot , William Jacob

Pub Date: 8/6/2010 1
Product Type: eBook
Grade: K - 8th

The first three volumes of this popular series help teachers support children’s development in number sense and operation, from addition and subtraction through fractions, decimals, and percents. Catherine Twomey Fosnot and Maarten Dolk’s signature approach uses classroom vignettes to illustrate the investigations and minilessons... more

The Complete Young Mathematicians at Work Series

Catherine Fosnot , Maarten Dolk , William Jacob

Pub Date: 4/13/2010
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: PreK - 8th

In their Young Mathematicians at Work series, Catherine Twomey Fosnot, Maarten Dolk, and Bill Jacob describe an innovative approach to mathematics instruction where teachers help young children construct a deep understanding of numeracy and operations in a math workshop environment that supports the Common Core Standards for Mathematical... more

Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Algebra

Catherine Fosnot , William Jacob

Pub Date: 3/19/2010
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 8th

The first three volumes of this popular series help teachers support children’s development in number sense and operation, from addition and subtraction through fractions, decimals, and percents. Catherine Twomey Fosnot and Maarten Dolk’s signature approach uses classroom vignettes to illustrate the investigations and minilessons... more

Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Algebra (Print eBook Bundle)

Catherine Fosnot , William Jacob

Pub Date: 3/19/2010
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: K - 8th

The first three volumes of this popular series help teachers support children’s development in number sense and operation, from addition and subtraction through fractions, decimals, and percents. Catherine Twomey Fosnot and Maarten Dolk’s signature approach uses classroom vignettes to illustrate the investigations and minilessons... more

The California Frog-Jumping Contest

William Jacob , Catherine Fosnot

Pub Date: 3/5/2008 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 4th - 5th

  The California Frog-Jumping Contest: Algebra is one of five units in the Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents (4–6)    This unit uses the context of the famous short story by Mark Twain—The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County—to develop... more

Best Buys, Ratios, and Rates

Catherine Fosnot , William Jacob

Pub Date: 3/5/2008 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 5th - 6th

  Best Buys, Ratios, and Rates: Addition and Subtraction of Fractions is one of five units in the Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents (4–6)    The focus of this unit is the development of equivalence of fractions, proportional reasoning, and rates. It begins... more

The Mystery of the Meter

William Jacob , John Michael Siegfried , Catherine Fosnot

Pub Date: 3/5/2008 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 5th - 6th

  The Mystery of the Meters: Decimals is one of five units in the Contexts for Learning Mathematics’ Investigating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents (4–6)    This unit begins with the story of Zig—who discovers five mysterious dials on the side of his house. The dials are part of the electric meter... more

Working with the Ratio Table, Grades 5-8 (Resource Package)

Antonia Cameron , Maarten Dolk , Catherine Fosnot , Sherrin Hersch , William Jacob

Pub Date: 3/1/2006 1
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 5th - 8th

In their series of professional books for teachers, Young Mathematicians at Work, Catherine Twomey Fosnot and Maarten Dolk described Mathematics in the City, an innovative project where teachers helped young children construct a deep understanding of number and operation in a math-workshop environment. Now they and two colleagues... more