books by Edward Zaccaro
books:
Scammed by Statistics
Edward Zaccaro,
Daniel Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2010
We are continually bombarded by charts, graphs, and quotes from various studies with the goal of influencing our opinions, health, or buying habits, yet we seldom know if we are being manipulated, deceived, and lied to by those presenting the data. It is imperative that we know how to interpret statistics and are aware of the numerous techniques that are used to distort and misuse numbers. Scammed by Statistics uses countless real examples to ...
Upper Elementary Challenge Math
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2014
Teachers and parents who have used Challenge Math and Primary Grade Challenge Math have asked for a book for students whose skill levels fall in between these two popular resources for high ability learners. Upper Elementary Challenge Math is designed for those students in grades 3-5 who need more challenging material than they typically encounter in most math curriculums. As in other Zaccaro math books, problems are presented at 4 levels of ...
The Ten Things All Future Mathematicians and Scientists Must Know (But are Rarely Taught)
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Pr
, 2003
Mathematicians and scientists have been closely tied to many famous disasters. The Challenger explosion, the failure of the Mars Orbiter, and the Kansas City Hyatt Regency walkway collapse all involved thinking errors. This book presents the ten things our future mathematicians and scientists must know to prevent these kinds of tragedies from occurring. Because science and mathematics instruction is often dominated by facts and calculation, ...
25 Real Life Math Investigations That Will Astound Teachers and Students
Edward Zaccaro,
Luke Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2007
Students typically are not given the opportunity to see the wondrous side of mathematics because it is often taught as all scales and no music. Help your students: 1) Discover the power of mathematics as the danger of short-term loans is exposed in a dramatic fashion. 2) Investigate math mistakes in the news media and their potential consequences. 3) Watch as mathematics shows the futility of depending on corn-based ethanol to lower our ...
Challenge Math For the Elementary and Middle School Student (Second Edition)
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2005
This book explains difficult math concepts in an easy to understand and entertaining format using cartoons and drawings. Children love the real world connections between math and science and will be challenged by over 1000 problems in areas such as algebra, astronomy, trigonometry, probability, and more. Answers are included in the back of the book. A great resource for those of any age who love math. Challenge Math is designed for children in ...
Now You Know -- 700 Challenging Questions for the Curious Mind
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2012
The newest book by math educator Ed Zaccaro contains 700 fun and challenging questions designed for advanced students in 6th grade and up. Each challenge page contains a question in each of seven curriculum areas: math, money, science, geography, history/government, language of algebra, and facts and factoids. Questions represent a range of relevant and important knowledge areas that will prompt students into further research of topics they are ...
Primary Grade Challenge Math
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2003
Primary Grade Challenge Math offers material that goes beyond calculation skills for those children who enter the primary grades already knowing basic concepts. This curriculum allows parents and teachers to instill a deeper level of mathematical understanding and thinking skills in young children while nurturing a love of mathematics. (Grades 1st - 4th) Each chapterâ€™s questions are broken down into four levels: Level 1 (easy) Level 2 ...
Becoming a Problem Solving Genius: A Handbook of Math Strategies
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2006
Every math student needs a tool belt of problem solving strategies to call upon when solving word problems. In addition to many traditional strategies, this book includes new techniques such as Think 1, the 2-10 method, and others developed by math educator Ed Zaccaro. Each unit contains problems at five levels of difficulty to meet the needs of not only the average math student, but also the highly gifted. Answer key and detailed solutions are ...
Now you Know - 700 Challenging Questions for the Curious Mind Volume 2
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2012
The second book in the Now You Know series, volume 2 contains 700 additional fun and challenging questions for advanced students 6th grade and up. Each challenge page contains a question in each of seven curriculum areas including: math, money, science, geography, history/government, analogies, and facts and factoids. As in volume 1, questions represent a range of relevant and important knowledge areas to prompt further research and discussion. ...
Real World Algebra
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2001
Algebra is often taught abstractly with little or no emphasis on what algebra is or how it can be used to solve real problems. Just as English can be translated into other languages, word problems can be "translated" into the math language of algebra and easily solved. Real World Algebra explains this process in an easy to understand format using cartoons and drawings. This makes self-learning easy for both the student and any teacher who never ...
Becoming a Promblem Solving Genius
Edward Zaccaro
Hawker Brownlow Education Pty Ltd
, 2010
By Edward Zaccaro - Challenge Math For the Elementary and Middle School Student (Second Edition) (12/26/04)
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2004
Challenge Math For the Elementary and Middle School Student (Second Edition)
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2005
By Edward Zaccaro - Real World Algebra (4/15/02)
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2002
Challenge Math For the Elementary and Middle School Student (Second Edition) [Paperback] [2005] Edward Zaccaro
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2004
by Zaccaro's Primary Grade (Challenge Math) (Paperback) (2003)
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2002
By Edward Zaccaro - Becoming a Problem Solving Genius: A Handbook of Math Strategies (1/16/06)
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2006
by Edward's Challenge Math (For the Elementary and Middle School Student (Second Edition)) (Paperback) (2005)
Edward Zaccaro
Hickory Grove Press
, 2005
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