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#### 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...

#### Difficoltà in matematica

Springer Milan 2007; US$ 19.95Il volume affronta il problema delle difficoltà in matematica in contesto scolastico: fenomeno diffuso e preoccupante, che a volte si manifesta in forme di rifiuto totale della disciplina e della razionalità 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$ 34.00Why 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

Birkhäuser Basel 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$ 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 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...