Sunday, September 25, 2011

Scholastic math magazine...my 3rd graders love it!

I was so HAPPY to get "DynaMath" for my class this year! (thanks Ms.Kim) It is full of interesting & engaging puzzles and word problems. They especially love the High-Interest Content where Scholastic features
pop-culture making math more exciting than ever. My 3rd graders really LOVE it!
DynaMath 
Some things DynaMath Offers:
  • Some things DynaMath Offers:

  • Numbers in the News and Get Real features focus on practical uses for math which help students relate abstract concepts to their everyday life.



  • Basic Skills Practice Problems follow every feature in the magazine to reinforce skills and assess students' abilities.



  • High-Interest Content on celebrities, sports, new movies, and pop culture make math exciting and accessible to even the most reluctant learners.



  • "Problem Solved" activities instruct students in how to use various critical problem-solving strategies.  From comics to crossword puzzles, Dynamathensures no matter what a student's learning style, he or she will be able to grasp important math concepts.



  • Standardized Test Preparation is a snap with our issue skills review quiz at the end of every issue. These multiple-choice assessments imitate the types of problems students will see on important tests.



  • Math on the Job is another inspiring feature that shows students how math is used in the most unexpected jobs, from basketball player to animator.



  • Teacher's Editions include warm-up and extension activities, lesson plans and objectives, valuable strategies for extension activities, and more.



  • 2 comments:

    Miss Ice said...

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    Courtney
    http://frozenin3rdgrade.blogspot.com

    Mi Won Kim said...

    You're so welcome, Ms. Vecchio, and thanks for the shout-out! I'm so glad your class is enjoying Dynamath. (Terrific blog, BTW. Not sure where you find the time to do all the great things you do, but your readers are grateful for it.)
    --Mi Won