Interview Math

Interview Math Author Lewis C. Lin
ISBN-10 0692361472
Release 2015-01-12
Pages 164
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Interview Math provides over 50 practice problems and answers to help job seekers master quantitative interview questions including: Market Sizing Revenue Estimates Profitability Breakeven Pricing Customer Lifetime Value If you're interviewing at one of the highly sought after positions below, you'll need to master these interview math questions: Management Consulting: McKinsey, Bain, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte General Management: Capital One, Taser Marketing: General Mills, Google, Hershey Software Engineering: Goldman Sachs, Microsoft Finance: American Airlines, Best Buy, JetBlue You'll learn interview math concept and principles - and then master those concepts with over 50 practice questions filled with detailed answers. After going through the book, candidates will feel knowledgeable, confident, relaxed and ready to tackle interview math questions.

Math Workshop in Action

Math Workshop in Action Author Nicki Newton
ISBN-10 9781317663904
Release 2015-07-03
Pages 172
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Find out how Math Workshops engage students and increase learning. This practical book from bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton explains why Math Workshops are effective and gives you step-by-step instructions for implementing and managing your own workshop. You’ll find out how to... create a math-rich environment; use anchor charts effectively; manage the workshop; begin a workshop with activities; lead whole-group mini-lessons; make workstations meaningful and engaging; create guided math groups; implement "the Share" effectively; and ensure balanced assessments. Each chapter offers a variety of charts and tools that you can use in the classroom immediately, as well as reflection questions and key points. The book also features a handy Quick-Start Guide to help you as you implement your own workshop.

Guided Math Conferences

Guided Math Conferences Author Sammons, Laney
ISBN-10 9781618137968
Release 2017-03-01
Pages 234
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This professional resource provides teachers with suggestions, tips, management, and implementation methods for using effective conferencing with students within the Guided Math framework. Templates, planning tools, and other resources are provided to help teachers stay organized and effective while conferring.

Transforming Teaching in Math and Science

Transforming Teaching in Math and Science Author Adam Gamoran
ISBN-10 0807743097
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 222
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Teachers often want to learn new ideas and approaches to improve their teaching, but their efforts are often blocked by structural constraints in their districts and schools. How can schools overcome these barriers to provide more supportive environments for change? The authors answer this question through the study of six cases of schools and districts where teachers and researchers collaborated to develop teaching for understanding in math and science. This new book features: a new conceptual model of how school resources relate to teaching and learning, focusing not only on material resources such as time and money but also on human and social resources; methods that administrators can use to support teachers who want to improve their teaching of math and science; elements that professional developers should look for in a school environment when they are considering working with staff on teaching improvements; and answers to important questions, including how schools operate as organizations, how they control work, how they respond to changes in their environment, and how they improve classroom teaching and learning.

Hands On Math Projects with Real Life Applications Grades 3 5

Hands On Math Projects with Real Life Applications  Grades 3 5 Author Judith A. Muschla
ISBN-10 9780470261989
Release 2009-02-24
Pages 269
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Each easy-to-implement project includes background information for the teacher, project goals, math skills needed, a student guide with tips and strategies, and reproducible worksheets. Projects are designed to help students meet the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards and Focal Points, and chapters are organized to show how math relates to language, arts, science, etc.--demonstrating the importance of math in all areas of real life. In Part I, Chapter 1 offers an overview of how to incorporate math projects in the classroom. Chapter 2 provides a variety of classroom management suggestions, as well as teaching tips, and Chapter 3 offers ways teachers may evaluate project work. Each chapter also contains several reproducibles that are designed to help students master the procedural skills necessary for effective collaboration while working on projects. Part II, "The Projects," is divided into six separate sections: Section 1. Math and Science Section 2. Math and Social Studies Section 3. Math and Language Section 4. Math and Art and Music Section 5. Math and Fun and Recreation Section 6. Math and Life Skills

Math for All

Math for All Author Linda Schulman Dacey
ISBN-10 9781935099000
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 290
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Embrace the diverse spectrum of abilities, interests, and learning styles among students with this powerful series. Each book offers practical, research-based guidance to differentiating instruction in the mathematics classroom. The authors provide: dozens of ready-to-use differentiated tasks (including reproducibles), along with ways to scaffold mathematical learning; strategies for providing and structuring choice within classrooms; guidance in leading large-group discussions when students are completing different activities; and engaging ways to address NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and Curriculum Focal Points.

Hands On Math Projects With Real Life Applications

Hands On Math Projects With Real Life Applications Author Judith A. Muschla
ISBN-10 9781118040942
Release 2011-01-04
Pages 464
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Hands-On Math Projects with Real-Life Applications, Second Edition offers an exciting collection of 60 hands-on projects to help students in grades 6--12 apply math concepts and skills to solving everyday, real-life problems! The book is filled with classroom-tested projects that emphasize: cooperative learning, group sharing, verbalizing concepts and ideas, efficient researching, and writing clearly in mathematics and across other subject areas. Each project achieves the goal of helping to build skills in problem solving, critical thinking, and decision making, and supports an environment in which positive group dynamics flourish. Each of the projects follows the same proven format and includes instructions for the teacher, a Student Guide, and one or more reproducible datasheets and worksheets. They all include the elements needed for a successful individual or group learning experience. The projects are easily implemented and can stand alone, and they can be used with students of various grade levels and abilities. This thoroughly revised edition of the bestseller includes some new projects, as well as fresh information about technology-based and e-learning strategies and enhancements; No Child Left Behind standards; innovative teaching suggestions with activities, exercises, and standards-based objectives; reading and literacy connections; and guidelines and objectives for group and team-building projects. Hands-On Math Projects with Real-Life Applications is printed in a lay-flat format, for easy photocopying and to help you quickly find appropriate projects to meet the diverse needs of your students, and it includes a special Skills Index that identifies the skills emphasized in each project. This book will save you time and help you instill in your students a genuine appreciation for the world of mathematics. "The projects in this book will enable teachers to broaden their instructional program and provide their students with activities that require the application of math skills to solve real-life problems. This book will help students to realize the relevance and scope of mathematics in their lives." --Melissa Taylor, middle school mathematics teacher, Point Pleasant Borough, New Jersey

Math Memories You Can Count on

Math Memories You Can Count on Author Jo-Anne Lake
ISBN-10 9781551382272
Release 2009
Pages 128
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Rooted in real-life math experiences, this highly readable book explores innovative ways you can teach math principles using the best children's books. This simple book shows teachers how to select, organize, and use children's literature to connect children with real-world math. Committed to creating long-lasting positive math memories, it goes beyond reading about math and encourages linking text with relevant manipulatives in a hands-on, minds-on, problem-solving environment.

Core Java An Integrated Approach Covers Concepts programs and Interview Questions w CD

Core Java  An Integrated Approach  Covers Concepts  programs and Interview Questions w CD Author R. Nageswara Rao/kogent Solutions
ISBN-10 8177228366
Release 2008-02-01
Pages 664
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The book is written in such a way that learners without any background in programming are able to follow and understand it entirely. It discusses the concepts of Java in a simple and straightforward language with a clear cut explanation, without beating around the bush.On reading the book, readers are able to write simple programs on their own, as this is the first requirement to become a Java Programmer. The book provides ample solved programs which could be used by the students not only in their examinations but also to remove the fear of programming from their minds.After reading the book, the students gain the confidence to apply for a software development company, face the interview board and come out successful. The book covers sample interview questions which were asked in various interviews. It helps students to prepare for their future careers.

Getting Your Math Message Out to Parents

Getting Your Math Message Out to Parents Author Nancy Litton
ISBN-10 9780941355209
Release 1998
Pages 142
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Tackle the tricky issue of bridging the communication gap between teachers, students, and their parents. This unique resource explore the various channels--newsletters, back-to-school-night presentations, homework, and more--through which teachers can communicate with parents about their children’s math education.

The Math Myth

The Math Myth Author Andrew Hacker
ISBN-10 9781620970690
Release 2016-03-01
Pages 240
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Andrew Hacker’s 2012 New York Times op-ed questioning the requirement of advanced mathematics in our schools instantly became one of the paper’s most widely circulated articles. Why, he wondered, do we inflict a full menu of mathematics—algebra, geometry, trigonometry, even calculus—on all young Americans, regardless of their interests or aptitudes? The Math Myth expands Hacker’s scrutiny of many widely held assumptions, like the notions that mathematics broadens our minds, that mastery of azimuths and asymptotes will be needed for most jobs, that the entire Common Core syllabus should be required of every student. He worries that a frenzied emphasis on STEM is diverting attention from other pursuits and subverting the spirit of the country. In fact, Hacker honors mathematics as a calling (he has been a professor of mathematics) and extols its glories and its goals. Yet he shows how mandating it for everyone prevents other talents from being developed and acts as an irrational barrier to graduation and careers. He proposes alternatives, including teaching facility with figures, quantitative reasoning, and understanding statistics. The Math Myth is sure to spark a heated and needed national conversation not just about mathematics but about the kind of people and society we want to be.

Cracking the Coding Interview 60 Java Programming Questions and Answers

Cracking the Coding Interview  60 Java Programming Questions and Answers Author Chinmoy Mukherjee
ISBN-10 9781329583573
Release 2017-02-06
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We present 60 interesting java programming interview questions and answers for readers to practice and crack any java interview. The reader is encouraged to try the programming questions himself/herself before checking the answers.

Math Instruction for Students with Learning Problems

Math Instruction for Students with Learning Problems Author Susan Perry Gurganus
ISBN-10 9781317409335
Release 2017-02-24
Pages 448
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Math Instruction for Students with Learning Problems, Second Edition provides a research-based approach to mathematics instruction designed to build confidence and competence in pre- and in-service PreK–12 teachers. This core textbook addresses teacher and student attitudes toward mathematics, as well as language issues, specific mathematics disabilities, prior experiences, and cognitive and metacognitive factors. The material is rich with opportunities for class activities and field extensions, and the second edition has been fully updated to reference both NCTM and CCSSM standards throughout the text and includes an entirely new chapter on measurement and data analysis.

A Beautiful Math

A Beautiful Math Author Tom Siegfried
ISBN-10 9780309101929
Release 2006-09-21
Pages 272
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Millions have seen the movie and thousands have read the book but few have fully appreciated the mathematics developed by John Nash's beautiful mind. Today Nash's beautiful math has become a universal language for research in the social sciences and has infiltrated the realms of evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and even quantum physics. John Nash won the 1994 Nobel Prize in economics for pioneering research published in the 1950s on a new branch of mathematics known as game theory. At the time of Nash's early work, game theory was briefly popular among some mathematicians and Cold War analysts. But it remained obscure until the 1970s when evolutionary biologists began applying it to their work. In the 1980s economists began to embrace game theory. Since then it has found an ever expanding repertoire of applications among a wide range of scientific disciplines. Today neuroscientists peer into game players' brains, anthropologists play games with people from primitive cultures, biologists use games to explain the evolution of human language, and mathematicians exploit games to better understand social networks. A common thread connecting much of this research is its relevance to the ancient quest for a science of human social behavior, or a Code of Nature, in the spirit of the fictional science of psychohistory described in the famous Foundation novels by the late Isaac Asimov. In A Beautiful Math, acclaimed science writer Tom Siegfried describes how game theory links the life sciences, social sciences, and physical sciences in a way that may bring Asimov's dream closer to reality.

DIY Project Based Learning for Math and Science

DIY Project Based Learning for Math and Science Author Heather Wolpert-Gawron
ISBN-10 9781317486411
Release 2016-02-05
Pages 156
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Are you interested in using Project Based Learning to revamp your lessons, but aren’t sure how to get started? In DIY Project Based Learning for Math and Science, award-winning teacher and Edutopia blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron makes it fun and easy! Project Based Learning encourages students and teachers alike to abandon their dusty textbooks, and instead embrace a form of curriculum design focused on student engagement, innovation, and creative problem-solving. A leading name in this field, Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares some of her most popular units for Math and Science in this exciting new collection. This book is an essential resource for teachers looking to: Create their own project-based learning units. Engage student in their education by grounding lessons in real-world problems and encouraging them to develop creative solutions. Incorporate role-playing into everyday learning. Develop real-world lessons to get students to understand the life-long relevance of what they are learning. Assess multiple skills and subject areas in an integrated way. Collaborate with teachers across subject areas. Test authentic skills and set authentic goals for their students to grow as individuals. Part I of the book features five full units, complete with student samples, targeted rubrics, a checklist to keep students on track, and even "Homework Hints." Part II is a mix-and-match section of tools you can use to create your own PBL-aligned lessons. The tools are available as eResources on our website,, so you can print and use them in your classroom immediately.

Math Links

Math Links Author Caroline W. Evans
ISBN-10 1563087871
Release 2001
Pages 309
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Takes the reader step-by-step through the stages of designing both power and sailing boats, whilst also explaining the reasons behind the procedures. Throughout, line diagrams and reproductions of working drawings are used to help understanding and allow the reader to see typical lines plans from a wide range of vessels. The usual calculations employed in all boat design work, requiring only very basic arithmetical skills, are set out and typical examples worked through. In addition, speed/power tables are given for motor boats as well as a method for checking "balance" under sail.

Beyond Testing

Beyond Testing Author Deborah Meier
ISBN-10 9780807775844
Release 2017
Pages 144
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The authors of this timely book argue that a fundamentally complex problem—how to assess the knowledge of a child—cannot be reduced to a simple test score. Beyond Testing describes seven forms of assessment that are more effective than standardized test results: (1) student self-assessments, (2) direct teacher observations of students and their work, (3) descriptive reviews of the child, (4) reading and math interviews with children, (5) portfolios and public defense of student work, (6) school reviews and observations by outside professionals, and (7) school boards and town meetings. These assessments are more honest about what we can and cannot know about children’s knowledge, skills, and dispositions, and are more adaptable to varying educational missions. Readers can compare and contrast each approach and make informed decisions about what is most appropriate for their school. “Many people have wondered,‘If not standardized testing, then what?’ Here are the answers.” —Diane Ravitch, New York University “This is a terrific introduction to alternatives to current assessment practices. Highly recommended!” —David C. Berliner, Regent's Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University and bestselling author “All parents, educators, and politicians need to read this book.” —Wayne Au, editor, Rethinking Schools “Beyond Testing is an outstanding book that should be employed by teachers and administrators today.” —Carl A. Grant, University of Wisconsin–Madison