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  • Numbersby John Tabak

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Numbers 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...

  • Raising Achievement in Secondary Mathematicsby Anne Watson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 42.00

    Shows how well-meant teaching strategies and approaches can in practice exacerbate underachievement in maths by making inappropriate demands on learners. As well as criticizing some of the teaching and grouping practices that are considered normal in many schools, this book also offers an alternative view of attainment and capability. more...

  • Meaning in Mathematics Educationby Jeremy Kilpatrick; Celia Hoyles; Ole Skovsmose

    Springer 2006; US$ 199.00

    What 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...

  • The Construction of New Mathematical Knowledge in Classroom Interactionby Heinz Steinbring

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2005; US$ 199.00

    Deals with the specific characteristics of mathematical communication in the classroom. This book offers a presentation and an application of the fundamental research method in mathematics education that establishes a reciprocal relationship between everyday classroom communication and epistemological conditions of mathematical knowledge. more...

  • Humans-with-Media and the Reorganization of Mathematical Thinkingby Marcelo C. Borba; Monica E. Villarreal

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.99

    This book offers a new conceptual framework for reflecting on the role of information and communication technology in mathematics education. Discussion focuses on how computers, writing and oral discourse transform education at an epistemological as well as a political level. Building on examples, research and theory, the authors propose that knowledge... more...

  • Mathematics Education in Different Cultural Traditionsby Frederick K.S. Leung; Klaus-D. Graf; Francis J. Lopez-Real

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 289.00

    Education 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 Warsby Angelo Guerraggio; Pietro Nastasi

    Springer 2006; US$ 169.00

    Italian 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...

  • Mathematics and Teachingby Michele D. Crockett

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 60.00

    Mathematics and Teaching uses case studies to explore complex and pervasive issues that arise in teaching. In this volume, school mathematics is the context in which to consider race, equity, political contexts and the broader social and cultural circumstances in which schooling occurs. This book does not provide immediate or definitive resolutions.... more...

  • Comprehensive Basic Mathematics by G.R. Veena

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2005; US$ 30.00

    Salient Features As per II PUC Basic Mathematics syllabus of Karnataka. Provides an introduction to various basic mathematical techniques and the situations where these could be usefully employed. The language is simple and the material is self-explanatory with a large number of illustrations. Assists the reader in gaining proficiency to solve... more...

  • Ennio De Giorgiby Luigi Ambrosiogianni Dal Maso; Marco Forti; Mario Miranda

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    The book contains a selection of 43 scientific papers of the great mathematician, Ennio De Giorgi. All papers are written in English and 17 of them appear also in their original Italian version. The editors provide also a short biography of Ennio De Giorgi and a detailed account of his scientific achievements, ranging from his seminal paper on the... more...