Read Any Good Math Lately? by David Whitin, Sandra Wilde. Children's
Read Any Good Math Lately?

Read Any Good Math Lately?

Children's Books for Mathematical Learning, K-6

By David Whitin, Sandra Wilde
Foreword by Ken Goodman

    . . . at once creative and educational, inspiring and practical. Whitin and Wilde have helped create a book that will challenge your thinking about math and liven your curriculum . . .
    —Young Children

Children's books provide an authentic context for using mathematics. They celebrate mathematics as a language for describing and framing our world. And they are also a nonthreatening vehicle for investigating a variety of mathematical concepts and relationships.

Read Any Good Math Lately? acquaints readers with some of the best children's literature containing a mathematical subtext, including...

Read Full Description below »

Star Special Offer: Enter coupon code NCTE17 in the shopping cart page to receive a 30% discount and free shipping within the U.S. when you order online during the NCTE conference

Special Offer: Save 30% off our list price automatically when you buy 15 or more.

Paperback

This title is printed on demand and is nonreturnable. Please allow 1 week for printing.

List Price: $32.50

Web/School Price: $26.00


(click any section below to continue reading)

Full Description

    . . . at once creative and educational, inspiring and practical. Whitin and Wilde have helped create a book that will challenge your thinking about math and liven your curriculum . . .
    —Young Children

Children's books provide an authentic context for using mathematics. They celebrate mathematics as a language for describing and framing our world. And they are also a nonthreatening vehicle for investigating a variety of mathematical concepts and relationships.

Read Any Good Math Lately? acquaints readers with some of the best children's literature containing a mathematical subtext, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, books of games and puzzles, books that reflect different cultures. The titles are diverse, but they all address a range of mathematical topics: place value, estimation, large numbers, geometry, measurement, fractions, classification, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Plus comprehensive bibliographies of books for all ages are provided for further exploration.

Filled with children's work and numerous classroom scenarios, Read Any Good Math Lately? demonstrates the rich potential literature holds for engaging learners in a variety of mathematical investigations. It is an invitation to teachers, parents, and librarians to make the reading and sharing of good literature a natural part of mathematics teaching and learning.