Classroom-tested strategies to help new and experienced math teachers thrive
Math teachers must not only instruct their students in basic mathematical skills and concepts, they must also prepare them for standardized tests, provide instruction in the use of technology, and teach problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. At the same time, they must also manage their other responsibilities taking attendance, planning, grading, record-keeping, disciplining, and communicating with parents and administrators. This book provides efficient and practical information on the management skills necessary to succeed in this most challenging profession.Offers realistic suggestions and strategies for planning and delivering effective math instructionHelps math teachers achieve excellence and continue to be enthusiastic and successful in their teaching careersIncludes reproducible forms to help math teachers stay on top of everything they need to doThe Math Teacher's Survival Guide contains a wealth of useful tools and strategies that can help any math teacher succeed in the classroom.
Judith Muschla has taught mathematics in South River, New Jersey, for over twenty-five years. Gary Robert Muschla taught reading, writing, and math for more than twenty-five years in Spotswood, New Jersey. Erin Muschla teaches 7th grade math at Applegarth Middle School in Monroe, New Jersey. Gary and Judith are the coauthors of The Math Teacher's Book of Lists, Hands-on Math Projects with Real-Life Applications, Math Starters, The Geometry Teacher's Activities Kit, Math Smart, The Math Teacher's Problem-a-Day, and Algebra Teacher's Activities Kit, all published by Jossey-Bass.