# Write for Mathematics

- Andrew Rothstein - Curriculum Manager, National Academy Foundation
- Evelyn Rothstein - Educational Consultant, Texas
- Gerald Lauber - National Urban Alliance for Effective Education

*"The strategies in Write for Mathematics helped my math students to not only write about mathematics but also to think about mathematics." *-Lynda Ann DeLuca, Teacher and Math Coach

Ann G. McGuinness Intermediate School, Endicott, NY

*"The integration of writing and mathematics is powerful instruction. This book provides ready-to-use strategies that will result in effective math instruction, and, more importantly, students will enjoy math class again. This is an outstanding resource."*

-Natalie R. Scavone, New Visions Teacher Education Preparation Instructor

Cayuga-Onondaga Board of Cooperative Educational Services, NY

*Foster mathematical thinking and understanding by incorporating writing into your math instruction*

Research shows that engaging students in writing about mathematics can improve a learner's overall math understanding. Addressing NCTM standards,

**, offers a wide range of practical writing strategies that can be used with students to deepen their understanding of key mathematical concepts.**

*Write for Mathematics, Second Edition*The process of incorporating writing into mathematics instruction need not seem daunting. This step-by-step handbook provides:

- Ten specific writing strategies that foster mathematical thinking and understanding
- Clear directions for using each strategy with students
- Application of the strategies to target NCTM standards
- A wide variety of examples at all levels
- Strategies that can be used with any mathematics curriculum
- A generous collection of reproducibles

Students who write about mathematics develop deeper understandings, show increased interest in math, and reach higher achievement levels! ** Write for Mathematics, Second Edition**, is an important resource for teachers who want to reach these goals.

*"In today’s educational environment, there is a tremendous push to incorporate writing in all content areas, including mathematics. This book does an excellent job of presenting unique ideas and techniques to help teachers develop students’ writing skills within a mathematics classroom. The authors present these ideas in such a way that they become a part of the mathematics instruction."*

**Owensboro Middle School, KY**

*"The strategies in* **Write for Mathematics** *helped my math students to not only write about mathematics but also to think about mathematics."*

**Ann G. McGuinness Intermediate School, Endicott, NY**

*"The integration of writing and mathematics is powerful instruction. This book provides ready-to-use strategies that will result in effective math instruction, and more important, students will enjoy math class again. This is an outstanding resource."*

**Cayuga-Onondaga Board of Cooperative Educational Services, NY**

"The blend of writing examples and emphasis on thought ensures that students receive an excellent link between concept and written word."

It isn't research-based enough for dissertation students. It's more pedagogical.

**Ed Leadership Curric Fdnt Dept, Chicago State University**

ETSP 556 01 Assessing & Teaching Mathematics to Students w/ Special Needs

**Education Dept, Regent University - Virginia Beach**