Number Sense And Nonsense

Number Sense and Nonsense
Publisher Chicago Review Press
Release Date
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 144
ISBN 9781641602488
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews

More than 80 games and activities in this newly updated edition help kids ages 8 to 12 think critically about math instead of just memorizing rules. Group and individual games teach fun, useful ways to manipulate odd and even numbers, prime and composite numbers, common and decimal fractions, and factors, divisors and multiples of numbers. Counting, calculating and writing numbers in languages from other cultures, such as China and Egypt, provide more practice in understanding how numbers work. Riddles, puzzles, number tricks and calculator games boost estimating and computation skills for every math student.

Number Sense and Nonsense
  • Author : Claudia Zaslavsky
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03

More than 80 games and activities in this newly updated edition help kids ages 8 to 12 think critically about math instead of just memorizing rules. Group and individual games teach fun, useful ways to manipulate odd and even numbers, prime and composite numbers, common and decimal fractions, and factors, divisors and multiples

Number Sense and Number Nonsense
  • Author : Nancy Krasa,Sara Shunkwiler
  • Publisher : Brookes Pub
  • Release Date : 2009

Short and highly accessible book that guides readers in recommending evaluation and testing for math learning disabilities.

Sense and Nonsense
  • Author : Kevin N. Laland,Gillian R. Brown
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-04-07

This book asks whether evolution can help us to understand human behaviour and explores diverse evolutionary methods and arguments. It provides a short, readable introduction to the science behind the works of Dawkins, Dennett, Wilson and Pinker. It is widely used in undergraduate courses around the world.

Body Sense Body Nonsense
  • Author : Seymour Simon
  • Publisher : StarWalk Kids Media
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Can you cure hiccups by holding your breath? Is it true that eating spinach makes you strong? "The dean of science writers" (The New York Times) explores more than 20 familiar sayings, offering fun facts that prove each adage either true

Number Sense and Nonsense
  • Author : Claudia Zaslavsky
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03

Math activities and number games encourage thinking intuitively about math, emphasize the relationships between numbers and the process of manipulating them, and cover estimation, prime numbers, fractions, and other topics.

Making Sense of Nonsense
  • Author : Raymond Moody
  • Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Release Date : 2020-01-08

When New York Times bestselling author Raymond Moody began writing about near-death experiences, he noticed that the stories resembled the nonsensical writing of his literary heroes Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, and Dr. Seuss. In this book, Dr. Moody shares the groundbreaking results of four decades of research into the philosophy

Market Sense and Nonsense
  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-19

Bestselling author, Jack Schwager, challenges the assumptionsat the core of investment theory and practice and exposes commoninvestor mistakes, missteps, myths, and misreads When it comes to investment models and theories of how marketswork, convenience usually trumps reality. The simple fact is thatmany revered investment theories and market models are flatlywrong—

Sociobiology  Sense or Nonsense
  • Author : Michael Ruse
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-09

In June 1975, the distinguished Harvard entomologist Edward O. Wilson published a truly huge book entitled, Sociobiology: The New Synthesis. In this book, drawing on both fact and theory, Wilson tried to present a com prehensive overview of the rapidly growing subject of 'sociobiology', the study of the biological nature and

Genetic Explanations
  • Author : Sheldon Krimsky,Jeremy Gruber
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-26

No longer viewed by scientists as the cell’s fixed master molecule, DNA is a dynamic script that is ad-libbed at each stage of development. What our parents hand down to us is just the beginning. Genetic Explanations urges us to replace our faith in genetic determinism with scientific knowledge

Quantum Sense and Nonsense
  • Author : Jean Bricmont
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-10-27

Permeated by the author's delightful humor, this little book explains, with nearly no mathematics, the main conceptual issues associated with quantum mechanics: The issue of determinism. Does quantum mechanics signify the end of a deterministic word-view? The role of the human subject or of the "observer" in science. Since Copernicus,

Move First  Think Later
  • Author : Willy Hendriks
  • Publisher : New In Chess
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01

The chess playing mind does not work like a machine. Selecting a move results from rather chaotic thought processes and is not the logical outcome of applying a rational method. The only problem with that, says International Master Willy Hendriks, is that most books and courses on improving at chess

Sense and Nonsense about Heaven and Hell
  • Author : Kenneth D. Boa,Robert M. Bowman Jr.
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2009-05-26

How many heavens are there—and how many hells?The original biblical languages use several words for heaven and hell that mean different things. And to make matters still more interesting, other religions and philosophies have contributed their own ideas to the mix until it’s hard to separate reality

Sense and Nonsense of Statistical Inference
  • Author : Charmont Wang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-25

This volume focuses on the abuse of statistical inference in scientific and statistical literature, as well as in a variety of other sources, presenting examples of misused statistics to show that many scientists and statisticians are unaware of, or unwilling to challenge the chaotic state of statistical practices.;The book:

  • Author : Jamie Holmes
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2015

"An illuminating look at the surprising upside of ambiguity--and how, properly harnessed, it can inspire learning, creativity, even empathy Life today feels more overwhelming and chaotic than ever. We face constant political and economic upheaval, and we're bombarded with information, much of it contradictory. Managing uncertainty--in our jobs, our relationships,

Developing Number Sense in the Middle Grades
  • Author : Barbara Reys
  • Publisher : National Council of Teachers of
  • Release Date : 1991

Shows how to encourage the meaningful learning of mathematics and lead students to develop number sense. Includes bibliographical references.