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- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 42.00
Using and applying mathematics has been a central component of the National Curriculum in mathematics. This book aims to help teachers develop their understanding and practice in this crucial area. It provides a conceptual analysis of the problem of application, together with examples of ways in which teachers can address it in their classrooms. more...
- RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95
The term reform-oriented teaching describes a collection of instructional practices that are designed to engage students as active participants in their own learning and to enhance the development of complex cognitive skills and processes. This monograph presents the findings of a multiyear National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded study of the effectiveness... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 37.95
This easy-to-use and accessible book has been specifically written for teaching assistants. It is packed with practical activities, ideas and strategies to help you to enhance your pupils? numeracy and mathematics skills and build on your own subject knowledge. This book: includes a cross-curricular focus that shows how to stop pupils forgetting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 37.95
This exciting text for the pre-service elementary teacher provides hands on mathematics lessons they can use to introduce mathematical concepts and skills that students find particularly challenging. Each chapter is divided into four sections: The Activity employs an engaging thought experiment to help the reader "visit a classroom" to understand... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 32.00
Why is it that so many pupils are put off by maths, seeing it as uninspiring and irrelevant, and that so many choose to drop it as soon as they can? Why is it socially acceptable to be bad at maths? Does the maths curriculum really prepare pupils for life? This book presents some answers to these questions, helping teachers to think through... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 160.00
This book compiles and synthesizes existing research on teachers? use of mathematics curriculum materials and the impact of curriculum materials on teaching and teachers, with a particular emphasis on ? but not restricted to ? those materials developed in the 1990s in response to the NCTM?s Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Despite... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 129.00
The book offers a reconstruction of linguistic innovations in the history of mathematics. It argues that there are at least three ways in which the language of mathematics can be changed. As illustration of changes of the first kind, called re-codings, is the development along the line: synthetic geometry, analytic geometry, fractal geometry, and set... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 43.95
No matter how mathematics achievement and persistence are measured, African Americans seem to lag behind their peers. This state of affairs is typically explained in terms of student ability, family background, differential treatment by teachers, and biased curricula. But what can explain disproportionately poor performance and persistence of African-American... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 44.00
"This richly varied text offers generous support for every aspect of the teachers role, while constantly reminding us that mathematical activity is not a de-contextualised skill that children possess, but part of their identity, their way of being in the world, engaged with the world, energetically and playfully trying to make sense of it. . Mary... more...