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#### Assessing Mathematical Proficiency

Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 33.00Highlights the kinds of information that assessments offer, with examples of some of the best mathematics assessments worldwide. more...

#### Lessons Learned

Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 26.95For more than four decades, international assessments conducted by the International Association for Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) have measured how well students are learning mathematics in different countries. Beyond the horse race—the rankings that compare nations—what have we learned from the wealth of data collected in... more...

#### Quantum Quandaries

National Science Teachers Association 1995; US$ 9.95For extra credit or just for the fun of it—why not try a brainteaser? This collection brings together the first 100 brainteasers from Quantum magazine, published by the National Science Teachers Association in collaboration with the Russian magazine Kvant. Through its pages, you’ll find number rebuses, geometry ticklers, logic puzzles, and... more...

#### 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...

#### Enriching Early Mathematical Learning

McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 42.00Intended 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...

#### Assessing Children's Mathematical Knowledge

McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 47.00Draws 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...

#### Numeracy and Beyond

McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 42.00Using 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...

#### Improving Mathematics and Science Education

RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95The 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...

#### 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...

#### 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...