Brain-Compatible Activities for Mathematics, Grades 2-3 By David A. Sousa
Demonstrating instructional principles discussed in David A. Sousa’s How the Brain Learns Mathematics, this resource provides brain-friendly, ready-to-use mathematics lessons for Grades 2–3. Teachers will find step-by-step guidance and all the necessary reproducible materials for mathematics instruction that involves group work, reflection, movement, and visualization. Through activities such as Jumping Jelly Beans, Math Hockey, and Treasure Hunt, young learners will enjoy developing skills connected with number patterns and place value, multi-digit addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, measurement, geometry, and more.

Aligned with NCTM standards and focal points, the instructional strategies:

Enhance motivation and content retention
Address individual intelligences
Promote writing as an important learning tool
Use concrete models to make concepts meaningful
Connect mathematical ideas to the real world
Teach creative problem solving

Deepen and revitalize instruction using Sousa’s proven brain-compatible approach for helping every student develop self-confidence in mathematics!
TitleBrain-Compatible Activities for Mathematics, Grades 2-3
AuthorBy David A. Sousa
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published24 January 2017
Dimensions6.13 x 9.25in.

About the author

Dr. David A. Sousa is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of fifteen books. A member of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, he has conducted workshops in hundreds of school districts on brain research, instructional skills, and science education at the Pre-K to 12 and university levels. He lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

ISBNs: 9781634507325 978-1-63450-732-5 Title: brain-compatible activities for mathematics grades 2-3 category:EDU ISBNs: 9781634507332 978-1-63450-733-2 Title: brain-compatible activities for mathematics grades 2-3 category:EDU 
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