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- McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 42.00
Intended to support teachers and teachers in training with their teaching of mathematics in the early years, this book comprises twenty activities which can be used as starting points. For each activity, there are suggestions about how children might respond and guidance as to how the children may be further developed as learners. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 47.00
Draws on the analysis of national curriculum test data from more than 600 children of 10-11 and 13-14 years of age, as well as interviews with these as they attempt to solve test problems, in order to explore the nature of difficulties children experience with 'realistic' items. more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 49.00
Judging Panel for NASEN/TES Book Award 'The book is rich in lively teaching suggestions and in insights into the impact of different forms of explanation' - Debate '[C]arries us away from narrow views of ability and special needs and into the consideration of difference. The author takes us through lively discussions of many aspects... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 53.00
This task-driven text emphasizes strategies and processes and is very different from the usual style of mathematics textbooks. Each of the sections is designed to stand alone so that they can be studied in any order or dipped into as needed. The Second Edition has been updated to meet the needs of anyone wanting to refresh their knowledge and understanding... 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...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 41.00
Sam - a young and enthusiastic trainee teacher - asked the class, 'What is the difference between 7 and 6?'. Jo's hand shot up and he immediately responded, 'Well seven is all straight lines and sixes are all curly.' How can you help children to make progress in mathematical understanding? Children's mathematical misconceptions very often... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 43.95
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...
- Springer 2008; US$ 179.00
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...