# Active Learning in the Mathematics Classroom, Grades 5-8

- Hope Martin - Educational Consultant, Texas

Fully developed, ready-to-use lessons help students gain deeper understandings of key concepts, learn to use mathematics as a powerful problem-solving tool, and communicate and reason mathematically. The revised edition includes current research about effective methods for teaching mathematics, a new chapter that focuses on algebra concepts, 15 new student activities, and streamlined information for teachers preparing to implement the activities.

*"Provides the practicing teacher with a treasure trove of activities to build mathematical reasoning and understanding in a way that opens students' eyes to real-world mathematics applications."*

**Salem Middle School, IN**

*"Well organized and ideal for a busy teacher. Teachers can select clearly described activities that are appropriate for the students in their classes."*

**Murray Middle School, St. Augustine, FL**