About Teaching Mathematics: A K-8 Resource, 3rd Edition: Marilyn Burns: 9780941355766: Amazon.com: Books
The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world. Freire's work has taken on especial urgency in the United States and Western Europe, where the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in cities and urban centers is increasingly accepted as the norm.
It is important that kids realize we read for lots of reasons - and one of those reasons is to learn something new! Use picture books to introduce your little ones to concepts such as counting. It brings together the joy of reading with the joy of learning. Don't worry if they don't "get it" the first time through! Just have fun learning together.
Think Math: Answer is on the board, students write their question on sticky note and place it on their own student number. What an awesome multilevel idea!