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  • Number Sense Routinesby Jessica F. Shumway

    Stenhouse Publishers 2011; US$ 20.99

    "Just as athletes stretch their muscles before every game and musicians play scales to keep their technique in tune, mathematical thinkers and problem solvers can benefit from daily warm-up exercises. Jessica Shumway has developed a series of routines designed to help young students internalize and deepen their facility with numbers. The daily... more...

  • Teaching Mathematics to Able Childrenby Valsa Koshy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    This book enables teachers to effectively meet the needs of their most able mathematicians. Using a tried and tested set of principles developed and used by The Able Children's Education Unit at Brunel University, the author demonstrates how to: identify high mathematical ability in a pupil, plan suitably challenging activities and teach them most... more...

  • How to Study for a Mathematics Degreeby Lara Alcock

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    Every year, thousands of students go to university to study mathematics (single honours or combined with another subject). Many of these students are extremely intelligent and hardworking, but even the best will, at some point, struggle with the demands of making the transition to advanced mathematics. Some have difficulty adjusting to independent... more...

  • Reading for Evidence and Interpreting Visualizations in Mathematics and Science Educationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    CRYSTAL?Alberta was established to research ways to improve students? understanding and reasoning in science and mathematics. To accomplish this goal, faculty members in Education, Science, and Engineering, as well as school teachers joined forces to produce a resource bank of innovative and tested instructional materials that are transforming teaching... more...

  • 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...

  • ALTERNATIVE FORMS OF KNOWING (IN) MATHEMATICSby

    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...