Maximize the effectiveness of manipulatives in the PreK-K curriculum with this step-by-step, photo-illustrated professional handbook. Features 51 manipulative-based activities with real-world problem-solving scenarios. Blackline masters reinforce key math concepts and visual organization. Special "Look Out!" sections let you anticipate common student difficulties within each lesson. Writing and extension activities also included to encourage student demonstration of mathematical thinking. Sturdy 144-page handbook is hardcover with convenient, lay-flat spiral binding. Aligned with NCTM Standards and Expectations.
Features & Benefits:
This step-by-step handbook helps teachers:
- Introduce preschool and kindergarten students to concrete mathematical concepts
- Incorporate common math manipulatives such as links, pattern blocks, interlocking cubes and more
- Explicitly align math lessons with NCTM Standards and Expectations for students in the primary grades
- Use math manipulatives already in the classroom