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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 35.95
How can early years practitioners help young children to become not only numerate but aspiring mathematicians who love numbers, shapes and mathematical comparisons? The introduction of the Foundation Stage has led to practitioners seeking ways to teach maths which are more in line with the creative and playful ways young children learn other subjects.... 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$ 42.00
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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 34.00
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...
- Birkhäuser Basel 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 42.95
Improving Primary Mathematics provides primary teachers with practical ideas about how to bring these two worlds closer to improve children?s mathematics learning. Using a number of fascinating case studies focusing on children?s experiences of mathematics both inside and outside the classroom, the book asks: How do children use mathematics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 79.95
This important new book synthesizes relevant research on the learning of mathematics from birth into the primary grades from the full range of these complementary perspectives. At the core of early math experts Julie Sarama and Douglas Clements's theoretical and empirical frameworks are learning trajectories?detailed descriptions of children?s thinking... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 32.00
Covering the key principles and concepts in the teaching and learning of mathematics in elementary schools, this text provides trainee and practicing teachers with a quick and easy reference to what they need to know for their course, and in the classroom. The entries are arranged alphabetically, and each contains a brief definition, followed by an... more...