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Brook Knoll Elementary (Scotts Valley USD) teachers eager to use Marcy Cook's books after her workshop, Mathematics: The Thinking Sport



1 - 3

SKILLBOARD MATH

24 different skillboards and 72 pages of "scripts" for finding appropriate numbers and discovering the extra tile; two students each with 0 through 9 tiles work on basic skills and vocabulary such as before, after, between, more than, less than, addition, subtraction, place value, money, and time; ideal for starters
$15.00

3 - 7

SKILLBOARD MATH, BOOK 2

16 different skillboards and 72 pages of "scripts" for finding appropriate numbers and discovering the extra tile; two students each with 0 through 9 tiles work on skills and vocabulary such as multiplication, division, fractions, and exponents; ideal for starters
$15.00

4 - 8

TALK IT OVER

80 challenging problems for students to discuss with a partner; ideal for starters
$15.00

2 - 5

TELL ME ABOUT IT

100 open ended situations for students to write what is known and what might be true; ideal for starters
$15.00

2 - 5

THINK-N-TOUCH: HANDLES FOR PROBLEM SOLVING

180 daily manipulative problems with tiles, coins, toothpicks, and pretzels, plus 36 tangram tasks to form digits and letters of the alphabet; ideal for stumpers and tangram centers for independent task time
$15.00

K - 1

30 CHART: COVERING, COLORING & NUMBERING

82 activities with primary math vocabulary/concepts and an organized chart of the first 30 counting numbers; ideal for starters
$15.00

4 - 8

TILE TEASERS

180 enrichment problems utilizing a set of digits 0 through 9; ideal for stumpers
$15.00

K - 6

TILING FOR ALL

a handbook with numerous ways to use numeral tiles in the math program from start to finish: includes games from the former TILE AWHILE and ideas from the former TILING: WINDOWS TO MATHEMATICAL THINKING
$15.00

2 - 6

TILING WORDS WITH A-Z, BOOK I

80 activities using tiles A through Z to form plurals, rhyming words, homonyms, synonyms, antonyms, and designated words from pictures or clues; ideal for language arts centers for independent task time
$15.00

4 - 8

TILING WORDS WITH A-Z, BOOK II

80 activities using tiles A through Z to form more than 600 vocabulary words from given pictorial or written clues; ideal for language arts centers for independent task time
$15.00

3 - 8

TODAY IS THE DAY FOR NUMBERS

number facts for each day of a traditional school year which relate numbers to the world around us, to science, and to social studies; ideal for beginning each day of the school year
$15.00

5 - 8

TRANSLATIONS & EQUATIONS

100 problems for equation writing and 100 problems for writing an equation within a given set of digits; ideal for starters
$15.00

1 - 3

TURN OVER TILES TO FIND X

100 activities for finding a specific single-digit number by listening to clues and eliminating digits until only one, the x tile, remains; ideal for starters
$15.00

3 - 7

TWO FOR PATTERN BLOCKS

cooperative partner activities involving geometric vocabulary and concepts utilizing traditional pattern block polygons; ideal for centers for independent task time
$15.00

4 - 8

TWO TOO: PLACE VALUE ALONE & WITH A PARTNER

40 individual and 60 partner tasks for place value number building from given mathematical clues; ideal for starters or centers for independent task time
$15.00

2 - 5

WEIGHT LOGIC

60 relationship thinking activities for finding individual weight values when total weights are given; if...then...reasoning activities to encourage explanations of thinking; ideal for starters
$15.00

4 - 8

WEIGHT LOGIC, BOOK 2

60 higher level/larger number tasks for finding individual weight values when total weights are given; if...then...reasoning activities to encourage explanations of thinking prior to abstractly solving simultaneous algebraic equations; ideal for starters
$15.00

2 - 5

WEIGHT WAYS

54 activities with addition of single-digit numbers to find all possible balances for a specified sum or to create all possible combinations to meet the given criteria; ideal for starters
$15.00

2 - 5

WHAT IS THE VALUE? VARIABLES FOR THE YOUNG

90 activities finding possible values for two different "coins" when a total is given; basic addition combined with trial and error problem solving strategy and algebraic replacement of numbers for symbols; t-table recommended for organized listing of all of the possibilities; ideal for starters
$15.00

K - 1

YOUNG DATA DISPLAYS: IF...THEN...THINKING

60 reasoning activities where children respond by showing a number and 80 activites for informal graphic representation; ideal for starters
$15.00