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#### 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...

#### 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...

#### 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...

#### 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...

#### Math Puzzles and Brainteasers

Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95Number 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$ 24.95Terry Stickels is a well-known puzzle creator and the author of many puzzle books, such as Classic Mind Benders and The Little Book of Bathroom Sudoku . He writes three syndicated columns: Frame Games in USA Weekend magazine, Stickelers, sydicated by King Features, and Stickdoku, a sudoku puzzle in USA Weekend magazine. He is also a frequent... more...

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

R&L Education 2009; US$ 39.99The 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...