##### MAT 115 Final Exam

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Thing you can do to reduce math anxiety

1. Break material down into steps

2. Be understanding and sensitive

3. Provide peer tutor

Math myths

1. Finger counting is bad

2. Math is not creative

3. Math requires good memory

3 types of graphs

1. Concrete/real graph

2. Picture/representational

3. Symbolic/abstract

Process standard 1

Problem solving

Process standard 2

Reasoning

Process standard 3

Constructing valuable arguments

Process standard 4

Modeling

Process standard 5

Using mathematic tools

Process standard 6

Attend to precision

Process standard 7

Looking for structure

Process standard 8

Looking for short cuts

Examples of process standard 1 Problem solving

1. story problems with children's names

2. having a child solve a problem

Examples of process standard 2 Reasoning

1. have the children explain

2. ask them how they solved it

Examples of process standard 3 Constructing valuable arguments

1. check each others work

2. let kids explain

Examples of process standard 4 Modeling

1. using manipulative

2. acting out problems

Examples of process standard 5 Using mathematic tools

1. calculators

2. tangrams

3. computers

Example of process standard 6 Attend to precision

1. estimate then check

Examples of process standard 7 Looking for structure

1. number lines

2. lattice method

3. place value importance

Examples of process standard 8 Looking for short cuts

1. patterns

2. division

3. volume

6 types of problem solving

1. drill and practice

2. simple translation

3. process problems

4. apply problems

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what does SMART stand for?

S - specific

M - measurable

A - action oriented

R - relevant and reasonable

T - time bound

Bloom's taxonomy

1. create - compose, plan, produce

2. evaluate - decide, appraise, revise

3. analyze - take apart, appraise, calculate

4. apply - translate, model, illustrate

5. understand - explain, outline, discuss

6. remember - memorize, pick, spell

Manipulatives for teaching process

1. tangrams

2. ganizer - adding and subtraction

3. fair share mats - divison

4. chip trading - place value

5. base ten blocks - regrouping, place value

6. unifix cubes - patterns, array, set

7. attribute blocks - different shapes, thickness and color

8. pattern blocks - patterns, shapes, and fractions

9. cuisenaire rods - fractions and measurement