Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools

Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools

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For Mathematics Methods in Elementary School courses. This K--8 methods text clearly links the teaching theories and techniques it proscribes to the most current NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Based on the premise that mathematics teaching should be child-centered and constructivist, this text explains what children's math thinking might be developmentally and then models typical problems for concept building. Beginning with the problem solving chapter and followed up in subsequent content chapters, this edition provides over 200 activities that can serve future teachers as classroom resources.show more

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  • Paperback | 450 pages
  • 208.3 x 279.4 x 17.8mm | 979.77g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 3rd edition
  • illustrations, (some colour )
  • 0130483435
  • 9780130483430

Table of contents

1. Teaching Mathematics: Influences and Directions. 2. Learning and Teaching Mathematics. 3. Developing Mathematical Thinking and Problem-Solving Ability. 4. Assessing Mathematics Understanding. 5. Developing Number Concepts. 6. Developing Understanding of Numeration. 7. Developing Whole-Number Operations: Meaning of Operations. 8. Developing Whole-Number Operations: Mastering the Basic Facts. 9. Estimation and Computational Procedures for Whole Numbers. 10. Developing Fraction Concepts. 11. Developing Fraction Computation. 12. Developing Decimal Concepts and Computation. 13. Understanding Ratio, Proportion, and Percent. 14. Developing Geometric Thinking and Spatial Sense. 15. Developing Measurement Concepts and Skills. 16. Collecting, Organizing, and Interpreting Data. 17. Developing Integers and Algebraic Thinking. Appendix: Blackline Masters. References. Index.show more

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