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Mathematics; Study and teaching; United States

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  • Increasing the Competitive Edge in Math and Scienceby Janet S. Kettlewell; Ronald J. Henry

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 39.99

    The 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...

  • Primary Mathematicsby Patrick Barmby; Lynn Bilsborough; Tony Harries; Steve Higgins

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 44.00

    Supports and develops teachers' understanding of the key primary mathematics topics. This book emphasizes the importance of the different representations that can be used for mathematical concepts and inform the reasoning process. By focusing on understanding, it draws attention to common misconceptions that teachers encounter in the classroom. more...

  • Math Teacher's Survival Guideby Judith A. Muschla; Gary Robert Muschla; Erin Muschla

    Wiley 2010; US$ 32.95

    Classroom-tested strategies to help new and experienced math teachers thrive Math teachers must not only instruct their students in basic mathematical skills and concepts, they must also prepare them for standardized tests, provide instruction in the use of technology, and teach problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. At the same time, they... more...

  • Children's Fractional Knowledgeby Leslie Steffe; John Olive

    Springer US 2009; US$ 219.00

    Children?s Fractional Knowledge elegantly tracks the construction of knowledge, both by children learning new methods of reasoning and by the researchers studying their methods. The book challenges the widely held belief that children?s whole number knowledge is a distraction from their learning of fractions by positing that their fractional learning... more...

  • Math Games for Middle Schoolby Mario Salvadori; Joseph P. Wright

    Chicago Review Press 1998; US$ 13.99

    From addition and subtraction to plane and space geometry, simultaneous linear equations, and probability, this book explains middle school math with problems that kids want to solve: Seventy-five employees of a company buy a lotto ticket together and win $22.5 million. How much does each employee get?? Intriguing facts about the history of math... more...

  • Maths Homework for Key Stage 2by Vicki Parfitt; Colin Forster; Andrea McGowan

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    Maths Homework for Key Stage 2 is a unique resource for busy teachers ? a selection of ?pencil-free?, hands-on activities that teachers can use as extension activities or give to pupils as homework to do with members of their family or friends. Each of the activities encourages the pupils to learn through discussion and through practical activities... more...

  • Making Problems, Creating Solutionsby Jill Ostrow

    Stenhouse Publishers 1998; US$ 19.99

    In Making Problems, Creating Solutions, Jill Ostrow rethinks the teaching of mathematics and shows teachers how to build challenging learning environments in elementary classrooms. She introduces the notion of workshop learning in mathematics and demonstrates ways in which teachers can readily integrate math into all curricular areas. Traditional mathematics... more...

  • A Mathematician's Lamentby Paul Lockhart; Keith Devlin

    Bellevue Literary Press 2009; US$ 14.99

    A manifesto for freeing math from the drudgery of traditional teaching by a brilliant mathematician. more...

  • Expertise in Mathematics Instructionby Yeping Li; Gabriele Kaiser

    Springer US 2010; US$ 229.00

    This book examines all aspects of emphases employed to characterize the nature of expertise in mathematics instruction from both researchers and practitioners? perspectives. It offers a critical examination of what can be learned from other education systems. more...

  • Bringing Out the Algebraic Character of Arithmeticby Analucia D. Schliemann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Bringing Out the Algebraic Character of Arithmetic contributes to a growing body of research relevant to efforts to make algebra an integral part of early mathematics instruction, an area of studies that has come to be known as Early Algebra. It provides both a rationale for promoting algebraic reasoning in the elementary school curriculum and empirical... more...