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#### Difficoltà in matematica

Springer 2007; US$ 19.95Il volume affronta il problema delle difficolt in matematica in contesto scolastico: fenomeno diffuso e preoccupante, che a volte si manifesta in forme di rifiuto totale della disciplina e della razionalit che la caratterizza, e davanti al quale l'insegnante si sente impotente e frustrato. Il testo intende dare strumenti agli insegnanti per affrontare... more...

#### Primary Mathematics for Teaching Assistants

Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95This 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...

#### Rethinking School Mathematics

SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 32.00Why 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...

#### Introducing Difficult Mathematics Topics in the Elementary Classroom

Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 43.95This 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...

#### Patterns of Change

Springer 2008; US$ 179.00The 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...

#### Mathematics Teachers at Work

Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95This 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...

#### Mathematics Success and Failure Among African-American Youth

Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 47.95No 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...

#### Teaching Mathematics Today, Grades K-12

Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2007; US$ 24.99Equip teachers with sound educational strategies and resources to implement best practices in Math Instruction. more...

#### Learning and Teaching Early Math

Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 60.95In this important new book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help teachers become more effective professionals. By opening up new windows to seeing young children and the inherent delight and curiosity behind their mathematical reasoning, learning trajectories ultimately... more...

#### Using Assessment To Reshape Mathematics Teaching

Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 60.95This casebook is intended to support professionals who are working in a variety of contexts to use classroom-based assessment more effectively to support teacher learning and teaching change, and to enhance the opportunities for all students to develop mathematical power. It grows out of a collaboration of mathematics teachers and teacher educators,... more...