Book Title: Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Ratios, Proportions, and Similarity
Publisher: Prufrock Press
Release Date: 2016-02-15
Author: Jerry Burkhart
Stretch your students' mathematical imaginations to their limits as they solve challenging real-world and mathematical problems that extend concepts from the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics in Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Ratios, Proportions, and Similarity
. Model the solar system, count the fish in a lake, choose the best gear for a bike ride, solve a middle school's overcrowding problem, and explore the mysteries of Fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio. Each activity comes with extensive teacher support including student handouts, discussion guides, detailed solutions, and suggestions for extending the investigations. There is also a free supplemental e-book offering strategies for motivation, assessment, parent communication, and suggestions for using the materials in different learning environments.