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STORIES in PDF

20 Math Stories
(K-8)

from $20

8 Science Stories
(1-8)

from $8

3 Math/Literacy Stories (6-8)

from $5


ACTIVITY BOOKS in PDF

Active Thinking in Math (4-6)

from $10

Active Thinking in Math (7-10)

from $10

Math Enrichment (7-10)

from $10

12 issues of MathMania (5-8)

from $12

... IN YOUR CLASSROOM

 

Read & explore

  • Print story or display PDF with projector
  • Invite students to read parts of the story or for certain characters - choral readings are fun
  • Follow free lesson plan to pause at key places in the story
  • Have students explore ideas hands-on

Differentiated instruction

  • Stories use a low floor, high ceiling approach, so children engage with minimal prerequisite knowledge while having opportunities to explore more complex relationships and varied representations
  • Stories engage children, making learning meaningful and memorable
  • Use in a learning centre with activity prompts
    • Have students cycle through the centre in small groups
    • Have students share/discuss their learning as a whole class

Home connection

  • Our stories offer surprise and insight, motivating children to share their learning with family & friends
  • Copy a class set of the story and send home with each student
  • Ask parents to return story along with feedback:
    • What did your child share?
    • What did you learn?

 


 

MATH STORIES ACTIVITY BOOKS

20 Math Stories, Gr. K-8

Add math excitement, one story at a time!

Math insights and surprises that capture children's imagination and motivate them to go home eager to share:

“I can hold infinity in my hand!”
“Odd numbers hide in squares!”
“Parallel lines can meet!”

In English, French or Spanish. Learn math + learn a language! 20 stories in 156 reproducible pages. Full colour. Print or use with data projector/whiteboard. Free lesson plans.

Buy/download PDF now

  • Individual license - $20
  • School-wide license - $40
  • District-wide license - $20/school

 

See demo of Math Waves, in english, en français, y en español. Learn math - learn another language!

Buy Math Stories individualy from iTunes, Amazon Kindle, or Kobo, for $2.99.

 

 

3 Time Travel Stories, Gr. 6-8

When Molly and Alexander discover the magical powers of their grandpa’s pocket watch, they embark on a time-traveling adventure to find him. Their time travels take them to mathematics and literary figures of the past: mathematician/ philospher Rene Descartes (the link between algebra and geometry), First Nations poet Pauline Johnson (performance poetry), and geometer/astronomer Menelaus of Alexandria (geometry; lines on a sphere). Join these time-travelers in their quest and experience the beauty of mathematical and literary discovery.

68 reproducible pages. In PDF. Full colour. Classroom-tested. Copy for classroom use. Display with data projector or interactive whiteboard.

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  • Individual license - $5
  • School-wide license - $10
  • District-wide license - $5/school

 

 

 

SCIENCE STORIES

 

8 Science Stories, Gr. 1-8

Surprises for young scientists in core topics: environmental science; gravity & mass; buoyancy & density; pulleys & mechanisms; friction & heat; light and refraction.

8 stories in 70 reproducible pages. Full colour. Print or use with data projector/whiteboard. Free lesson plans.

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  • Individual license - $8
  • School-wide license - $16
  • District-wide license - $8/school

 

E-books

Buy the 8 Science Stories individualy from Amazon Kindle, or Kobo, for $2.99.

NEW - MATH + CODING STORIES

Join earthlings Pix & Vix in their Math + Coding adventures with Martians Zork & Gork.

2 Free e-Stories and PDF

  1. Squares with Scratch
  2. Squares with Python

 

 

Active Thinking, Gr. 4-6

4 powerful teaching models help students become better at higher-level thinking in mathematics: advance organizer, concept attainment, concept formation, and inquiry training. Whole numbers, decimals, fractions, ratio/rate/percent, coordinate geometry.

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116 reproducible pages. Print or use with data projector/whiteboard.

  • Individual license - $10
  • School-wide license - $20
  • District-wide license - $10/school

 

Active Thinking, Gr. 7-10

4 powerful teaching models help students become better at higher-level thinking in mathematics: advance organizer, concept attainment, concept formation, and inquiry training. Decimals & fractions, integers, powers & square roors, coordinate geometry.

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125 reproducible pages. Print or use with data projector/whiteboard.

  • Individual license - $10
  • School-wide license - $20
  • District-wide license - $10/school

 

Math Enrichment, Gr. 7-10

Reproducible activities to support and stretch conceptual undestanding.

  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Integers
  • Ratios, Rates, Percent
  • Powers, Square Roots
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry

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112 reproducible pages. Print or use with data projector/whiteboard.

  • Individual license - $10
  • School-wide license - $20
  • District-wide license - $10/school

 

Math Mania - 12 Issues, Gr. 5-8

Math Mania magizine had over 1,500 subcribers across Canada, and was licensed digitally to schools across the United States.

Creative, fun activities for a wide variety of math topics.

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218 reproducible pages. Print or use with data projector/whiteboard.

  • Individual license - $12
  • School-wide license - $24
  • District-wide license - $12/school

 

 

TEACHER BOOKS

 

What did you do in MATH today?

Great book for K-8 teachers who want students to develop math and communication skills for sharing cool math stories.

A powerful, classroom-tested model for teaching mathematics, by George Gadanidis, PhD.

Get it for $4.99 as an eBook from Amazon Kindle, or Kobo.

 

Why you Hate Math

A clue to why many people dislike, fear and even hate math, lies in your answers to the following quiz. Give it a try.

Which of these statements are true?

  -  Parallel lines never meet.
  -  You can never hold infinity in your hand.
  -  2 plus 2 is always 4.

If your answer is "they are all true" then you need to read this book.

Get it for $3.99 as an eBook from iTunes or Amazon.