Books Published


Mathematics Success for All Students: Including Those Who Struggle

A Handy Resource Booklet based on research. 6"x9"
As a many students find mathematics the most difficult to learn, we need to remind ourselves that they learn differently than we did. They can be successful when math is provided in a way that helps students learn best.
• Sample lessons and activities for middle and high school students are included.

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It Started with a Pencil: Memoir, Leslie B. DeMille

This memoir of Leslie B. DeMille chronicles his passion for creating art throughout his life. He started at a young age with pencil sketches of the backs of heads of the people in front of him in church. Through the winning of three first place awards for his oil paintings at ages 11, 15, and 16, he was validated that this is the road he should take. In order to learn more about art and promote his work, he moved the family, his wife and five children, ages ten and under, plus the dog to California. Subsequently, he became internationally renowned for his work and inspiration through his galleries, workshops, and demonstrations. This story relates his accomplishments and the stories along the way.

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A Humanistic Approach to Teaching Mathematics in High School: Unit 1 - Reasoning with Equations & Inequalities

High School Algebra teachers are left to determine successful modifications for Special Ed students to be successful with rigorous Standards in Mathematics. Students are showing success with our modified units, without loss of "rigor".
This unit provides full lessons for Algebra: Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities.  8.5" x 11"

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Additional Books Dianne has authored: Other works: Essential Math Skills: Preparation for the 2014 GED Test, 2013 ; Enhancing Achievement of Students through Art and Technology: Transformation for Life, 2011; Creating a System-Wide Mathematics Teaching and Learning Plan for Student Success: A Course of Study, 2010; Strengthening Mathematics Instruction: Cognitive Complexity and Instructional Practices with CSU, 2010; Essential Mathematics – online diagnostics for mathematics standards grades 3-9, 2004-2012; California High School Exit Exam Teacher Guides and Remediation Guide 2001, 2002; Golden State Exams Teacher Guides and Professional Development Guide, 1994-2002; California State Board Adopted Standards Grade Level Booklets – English/Language Arts, Mathematics, History/ Social Science, Science, 1999-2010; Community Outreach: Focus on Assessment, 1997; Focus on Mathematics, 1995; Southern California Regional Algebra/Geometry Project: SCRAP I & II - Focus on Algebra & Geometry Manual and Facilitator's Manual with Videos and Guide, 1993 and 1994; An original author for Investigating Mathematics: An Interactive Approach, 1994.