Teaching Mathematics in Secondary and Middle School

Teaching Mathematics in Secondary and Middle School : An Interactive Approach

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For courses in secondary or middle school math.This text focuses on all the complex aspects of teaching mathematics in today's classroom and the most current NCTM standards. It demonstrates how to creatively incorporate the standards into teaching along with inquiry-based instructional strategies. Using one expansive case study that follows a mathematics teacher through his first year in the profession, the text illustrates how to lead pupils toward meaningful mathematics and strategies for developing mathematics skills. Interactive in its approach, the text includes an abundance of illustrative examples, mini case studies, cooperative learning activities, field-based activities, and transitional activities.
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  • Paperback | 436 pages
  • 208.3 x 274.3 x 22.9mm | 907.2g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130950181
  • 9780130950185

Table of contents

1. Beginning a Career as a Professional Mathematics Teacher. 2. Gaining Students' Cooperation in an Environment Conducive to Doing Mathematics. 3. Motivating Students to Engage in Mathematical Learning Activities. 4. Developing Mathematics Curricula. 5. Leading Students to Construct Concepts and Discover Relationships. 6. Leading Students to Develop Knowledge and Algorithmic Skills. 7. Leading Students to Communicate with Mathematics. 8. Leading Students to Creatively Use Mathematics. 9. Assessing and Reporting Student's Progress with Mathematics. 10. Technology and Resources for Teaching and Learning Mathematics. 11. Analyzing Examples of Mathematics Curricula and Instructional Practice. Glossary. References. Index. About the Author.
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