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  • The Images of Science Through Cultural Lenses: A Chinese Study on the Nature of Scienceby Hongming Ma

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    Are the images of science held by learners the same across cultures? What are the implications for science education? This book explores the nature of science from a cultural perspective. Located in the Chinese cultural context, the book examines the nexus between characteristics of Chinese thinking and the understanding of the nature of science in... more...

  • Opening the Cageby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    The picture on the front of this book is an illustration for Totakahini: The tale of the parrot, by Rabindranath Tagore, in which he satirized education as a magnificent golden cage. Opening the cage addresses mathematics education as a complex socio-political phenomenon, exploring the vast terrain that spans critique and politics. Opening the cage... more...


    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book grew out of a public lecture series, Alternative forms of knowledge construction in mathematics, conceived and organized by the first editor, and held annually at Portland State University from 2006. Starting from the position that mathematics is a human construction, implying that it cannot be separated from its historical, cultural, social,... more...

  • Understanding in Mathematicsby Anna Sierpinska

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    The concept of understanding in mathematics with regard to mathematics education is considered in this volume. The main problem for mathematics teachers being how to facilitate their students' understanding of the mathematics being taught. In combining elements of maths, philosophy, logic, linguistics and the psychology of maths education from her... more...

  • Common Core Standards for Middle School Mathematicsby Amitra Schwols; Kathleen Dempsey; John Kendall

    ASCD 2013; US$ 21.99

    This concise yet comprehensive look at the structure, terminology, and emphases of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics at the middle school level provides the information teachers need to begin adapting their practices and planning lessons that will promote conceptual understanding, highlight real-world application, and prepare students... more...

  • Teaching Mathematically Able Childrenby Roy Kennard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This work aims to help primary and secondary teachers to recognize and teach mathematically able pupils. Roy Kennard reviews the characteristics of the very able pupils and shows how these characteristics are reflected in the National Curriculum for Mathematics. He goes on to show how: mathematically able children can be challenged through problem... more...

  • Die Mathematik im Mittelalterby Wolfgang Hein

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 68.68

    Das Mittelalter ist uns heute allgemein eher als das ?dunkle Zeitalter? bekannt: Eine Epoche, die aus heutiger Sicht nicht unbedingt mit naturwissenschaftlichem Fortschritt, sondern eher mit Stagnation oder sogar Rückschritt assoziiert wird. Wie viel mathematische Forschung und Praxis im Mittelalter aber tatsächlich stattfand, ist überraschend. Auch... more...

  • Using and Applying Mathematics at Key Stage 2by Elaine Sellars; Sue Lowndes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    All pupils - able children included - need to be taught strategies to enable their thinking skills to progress. They also need help with developing different approaches to problem solving. A sustained piece of work that requires perseverance, logical strategies, and refinement of method and extension of the original task is not the same as a straightforward... more...

  • Mathematik für Informatikerby Gerald Teschl; Susanne Teschl

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.99

    In diesem Lehrbuch werden die mathematischen Grundlagen exakt und dennoch anschaulich und gut nachvollziehbar vermittelt. Sie werden durchgehend anhand zahlreicher Musterbeispiele illustriert, durch Anwendungen in der Informatik motiviert und durch historische Hintergründe oder Ausblicke in angrenzende Themengebiete aufgelockert. Am Ende jedes... more...

  • Teaching Secondary Mathematics as if the Planet Mattersby Alf Coles; Richard Barwell; Tony Cotton; Jan Winter; Laurinda Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    ?This book moves us beyond a theoretical pondering of the issues and makes concrete suggestions for teachers and students for how things can be different in mathematics classrooms. This is long overdue.? Peter Gates, University of Nottingham Teaching Mathematics as if the Planet Matters explores how Mathematics teachers can develop approaches... more...