Current Publications

Dr. Small is currently working with Rubicon, A Savvas Company and Teachers College Press. Some recent works include:

  • Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction, 4th edition (K–8)
  • Eyes on Math: A Visual Approach to Teaching Math Concepts (K–8)
  • Leaps and Bounds 3–4, 5–6 and 7–8
  • Uncomplicating Fractions
  • Uncomplicating Algebra
  • Building Proportional Reasoning Across the Grades and Math Strands, K–8.
  • Open Questions for the Three-Part Lesson in Number Sense and Numeration: K–3 and 4–8
  • Open Questions for the Three-Part Lesson in Measurement and Pattern and Algebra, K–3 and 4–8
  • Open Questions for the Three-Part Lesson in Geometry and Spatial Sense and Data Management and Probability (with Ryan Tackaberry)K–3 and 4–8
  • Making Math Meaningful to Canadian Students K–8, 4th edition
  • Teaching Mathematical Thinking
  • Fun and Fundamental Math for Young Children: Building a Strong Foundation PreK–Grade 2  
  • The School Leader’s Guide to Building and Sustaining Math Success
  • Math that Matters: Targeted Assessment and Feedback, Grade 3–8 
  • Understanding  the Math We Teach and How to Teach It K–8 
  • Teaching Math Online: Great Ways to Differentiate Instruction and Support Parents
  • More Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Secondary Math Instruction, 2nd edition (6–8)
  • Open Questions for the Three-Part Lesson, Grade 9
  • Do They Really Understand? How We Can Make Sure Students Really Understand the Math We Teach
  • Contact Rubicon, A Savvas Company to learn about MathUp — one of Marian’s latest and greatest teaching resource for K–9 teachers!
  • CHECK OUT M Magazine, a monthly PD experience in math for Grades K–8 teachers!

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      Marian Small is at it again! For decades, she has been able to assess what teachers need and provide them with mathematically sound, well-crafted instructional strategies.”


      – Francis (Skip) Fennell, Past President
      of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics