Brook Knoll Elementary (Scotts Valley USD) teachers eager to use Marcy Cook's books after her workshop, Mathematics: The Thinking Sport
K  2 
SHOW ME & STUMP ME 
starting activities where students show their thinking with number tiles 0 through 9, and 5 types of stumper problems to do each day of the week for the entire school year; ideal for starters and stumpers 
$15.00

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 
THINKNTOUCH: 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 AZ, 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 AZ, 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 singledigit 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 singledigit 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; ttable recommended for organized listing of all of the possibilities; ideal for starters 
$15.00
