This must-have resource provides the theoretical groundwork for teaching number sense. Authored by Chris Shore, this book empowers teachers with the pedagogy, lessons, and detailed instructions to help them implement Clothesline Math in K-12 classrooms. Detailed, useful tips for facilitating the ensuing mathematical discourse are also included. At the elementary level, the hands-on lessons cover important math topics including whole numbers, place value, fractions, order of operations, algebraic reasoning, variables, and more. Implement Clothesline Math at the secondary level and provide students with hands-on learning and activities that teach advanced math topics including geometry, algebra, statistics, trigonometry, and pre-calculus. Aligned to state and national standards, this helpful resource will get students excited about learning math as they engage in meaningful discourse.
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Chris Shore, M.Ed., has been teaching mathematics and serving as a district math coach in California’s public schools for nearly 30 years. During this time he has led many schools to significant improvements in standardized test scores. A nationally renowned presenter and trainer, he offers workshops such as Reaching and Teaching those Kids, Your 21st Century Math Class, and of course, Clothesline Math. In 2001, Chris received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. He is a founder of The Math Projects Journal, a publication that provides innovative lessons and articles for math teachers. He is also the author of MPJ’s “Ultimate Math Lessons.”