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- Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 119.75
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$ 34.00
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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95 US$ 14.97
Number puzzles, spatial/visual puzzles, cryptograms, Sudoku, Kokuro, logic puzzles, and word games like Frame Games are all a great way to teach math and problem-solving skills to elementary and middle school students. In these two new collections, puzzle master Terry Stickels provides puzzles and brain games that range from simple to challenging and... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 44.00
Supports and develops teachers' understanding of the key primary mathematics topics. This book emphasizes the importance of the different representations that can be used for mathematical concepts and inform the reasoning process. By focusing on understanding, it draws attention to common misconceptions that teachers encounter in the classroom. more...
- Heinemann 2001; US$ 31.25
Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Number Sense, Addition, and Subtraction focuses on children ages 4?8 as they construct deep understandings of number, addition, and subtraction. The authors look at the development of big ideas and define mathematics as "mathematizing"? structuring, modeling, and interpreting the world mathematically. They... more...
- Heinemann 2009; US$ 33.75
In Understanding Middle School Math, Arthur Hyde gathers 50 cool problems that lead to deep thinking. Problems such as Chocolate Algebra, where students discover linear relationships among the pocket money needed for differently priced chocolate candies. With the latest research and decades of classroom experience, he braids language, cognition, and... more...
- Chicago Review Press 1998; US$ 13.99
From addition and subtraction to plane and space geometry, simultaneous linear equations, and probability, this book explains middle school math with problems that kids want to solve: Seventy-five employees of a company buy a lotto ticket together and win $22.5 million. How much does each employee get?? Intriguing facts about the history of math... more...