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Elementary and Secondary Math Methods Resources

Use this guide to find lesson plans, teaching ideas, online videos, and educational associations for math education. This LibGuide will be useful especially to students in Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary/Middle Grades and in Secondary School.

Selecting Children's Literature

Looking for award-winning books or books at a specific...

  • grade level?
  • reading level?
  • interest level?

Deciding whether a book is appropriate requires research. These databases will help you by allowing you to search by levels, themes and topics, and more.

Math Concepts in Picture Books

Titles below are in the Andersen Library collection. Click any title to view more information and its call number.

Books in the Curriculum Collection

The Andersen Library Curriculum Collection contains numerous children's books that can be used to integrate literature and math. Click the search links below for examples:

Perform your own searches in Research@UWW using a variety of the following subject terms:

  • Addition
  • Arithmetic
  • Anno, Masaichiro (author)
  • Children's literature in mathematics education
  • Children's literature
  • Counting books
  • Counting
  • Counting-out rhymes
  • Counting--Poetry
  • Juvenile literature
  • Juvenile fiction
  • Math? (Remember: Truncation with the ? symbol will result in items with the words math, mathematics, mathematical)
  • Math games
  • Mathematics--Study and teaching (Elementary)
  • Numerals
  • Numeration
  • Shapes
  • Study and teaching

To identify reading levels or appropriate grade levels, use the databases at left.