Do you need a product to support student mastery of the TEKS for math? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Mentoring Minds ThinkUp! Math.
Mentoring Minds ThinkUp! Math is a comprehensive mathematics product that supports TEKS-based instruction in grades K through 8. Content is available in print with an online pre-assessment. Learning List recently reviewed the materials for grades 4 and 5.ThinkUp! Math is designed to help students develop critical thinking skills and connect math to real world situations. The material also supports instruction in the 9 traits of critical thinking as defined by Mentoring Minds.
ThinkUp! Math is intended to help students understand and develop math skills, concepts, and processes. Instruction combines math content with critical thinking by addressing Mentoring Minds’ 9 Traits of Critical Thinking: Examine, Communicate, Inquire, Collaborate, Adapt, Strive, Reflect, Link, and Create. Materials include a print teacher edition, a consumable student edition, and an optional online pre-assessment. Instruction is organized in units, each focused on a different topic.
The material provides concise, organized instruction and practice focused on the Math TEKS and development of critical thinking traits. It includes consistent opportunities to incorporate the process TEKS. The rigor and rigor and complexity of instruction is enhanced through open-ended questions and activities. Student engagement and flexibility for teachers is supported through a variety of activity types and student groupings.
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Learning List has completed a standard-by-standard alignment report, qualitative review of the instructional content and a review of the technology compatibility for each grade level covered by this material. To learn more about this product and thousands more PreK-12 instructional materials, contact Learning List for subscription information.
About Mentoring Minds*
Mentoring Minds is an educational publisher focused on the success of students. Mentoring Minds’ passion is to develop quality educational materials that encourage students to think critically for effective problem solving. Equipped with many years of educational experience, Mentoring Minds’ product development team creates materials that address relevant issues in the classroom such as critical thinking, vocabulary development, the prevention of bullying, classroom management, and accommodations for students with special needs.
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