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#### The Nothing that Is

Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 9.99Explores history to find evidence that humans have long struggled with the concept of zero, from the Greeks who may or may not have known of it, to the East where it was first used, to the modern-day desktop PC, which uses it as an essential letter in its computational alphabet. more...

#### Mathematics for Dyslexics

Wiley 2006; US$ 65.00Mathematics for Dyslexics: Including Dyscalculia, 3rd Edition discusses the factors that contribute to the potential difficulties many dyslexic learners may have with mathematics, and suggests ways of addressing these difficulties. The first chapters consider the theoretical background. The later chapters look at practical methods, which may help dyslexic... more...

#### Literacy Strategies for Improving Mathematics Instruction

ASCD 2005; US$ 21.95An eyeopening look at how teachers can use literacy strategies to help students better understand mathematics. more...

#### More

Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95This book is a supplement to the text Teaching Fractions and Ratios for Understanding. It is not merely an answer key, but a resource that includes in-depth discussions of the problems in the text; develops and extends discussion of the issues, teaching problems, and other considerations raised in the chapters; and contains additional problems--with... more...

#### Teaching Fractions and Ratios for Understanding

Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95This popular text addresses the urgent need for curriculum materials that cross traditional boundaries to include many of the elements that are integrated in the teaching/learning enterprise: mathematics content, teacher understanding, student thinking, teaching methods, instructional activities, and assessment. The book pushes readers beyond the limits... more...

#### Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers

ASCD 2007; US$ 27.95Veteran educators share proven solutions to guide a new secondary math teacher through the challenging first few months and provide the more experienced teacher with interesting alternatives to familiar methods. more...

#### Numbers

Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00Numbers deals with the development of numbers from fractions to algebraic numbers to transcendental numbers to complex numbers and their uses. The book also examines in detail the number pi, the evolution of the idea of infinity, and the representation of numbers in computers. The metric and American systems of measurement as well as the applications... more...

#### Mathematics Education in Different Cultural Traditions

Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 289.00Education in any social environment is influenced in many ways by the traditions of these environments. This volume reflects the structure of the conference in four sections of papers, integrating insights, results and implications from the comparative discussions. more...

#### Italian Mathematics Between the Two World Wars

Springer 2006; US$ 169.00Italian mathematics between the two World Wars was shaped by a colorful array of strong personalities who concentrated their efforts on a select number of fields and won international recognition and respect in an incredibly short time. This book describes Italian mathematics in the period between the two World Wars. more...

#### Meaning in Mathematics Education

Springer 2006; US$ 199.00What does it mean to know mathematics? How does meaning in mathematics education connect to common sense or to the meaning of mathematics itself? How are meanings constructed and communicated and what are the dilemmas related to these processes? There are many answers to these questions, some of which might appear to be contradictory. Thus understanding... more...