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#### 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

Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 123.54The 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$ 64.95This 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...

#### Teaching and Learning Early Number

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...

#### 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...

#### 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...

#### 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...

#### Math Puzzles and Brainteasers

Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95 US$ 14.97Number 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...

#### Math Puzzles and Brainteasers

Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95 US$ 14.97Number 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...

#### Increasing the Competitive Edge in Math and Science

R&L Education 2009; US$ 42.99The U. S. is losing its competitive edge in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Thomas Friedman warns that America is not producing enough young people in STEM fields that are essential for entrepreneurship and innovation in the 21st century (The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, 2005). more...