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Study & Teaching

  • Math Makes Sense!by Ana Helvia Quintero; Héctor Rosario

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 30.00

    The methods for teaching mathematics usually follow the structure of mathematics. The problem with this is that the structure of mathematics took centuries of elaboration to develop and is not the same as how one originally experiences mathematics. Based on research of how mathematics is actually learned, this book presents an innovative approach for... more...

  • The Math Mythby Andrew Hacker

    The New Press 2016; US$ 25.99

    Andrew Hacker?s 2012 New York Times op-ed questioning the requirement of advanced mathematics in our schools instantly became one of the paper?s most widely circulated articles. Why, he wondered, do we inflict a full menu of mathematics?algebra, geometry, trigonometry, even calculus?on all young Americans, regardless of their interests or aptitudes?... more...

  • Mathematics Problem-Solving Challenges for Secondary School Students and Beyondby David Linker; Alan Sultan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 22.00

    This book is a rare resource consisting of problems and solutions similar to those seen in mathematics contests from around the world. It is an excellent training resource for high school students who plan to participate in mathematics contests, and a wonderful collection of problems that can be used by teachers who wish to offer their advanced students... more...

  • Problems for Metagrobologistsby David Singmaster

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 22.00

    This book is a collection of over 200 problems that David Singmaster has composed since 1987. Some of the math problems have appeared in his various puzzle columns for BBC Radio and TV, Canadian Broadcasting, Focus (the UK popular science magazine), Games and Puzzles , the Los Angeles Times, Micromath , the Puzzle a Day memo pad and the Weekend Telegraph... more...

  • A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Ageby David J. Helfand

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    We all swim in a sea of Big Data, dangerously vulnerable to the unscientific thinking that now replaces the critical faculties we used to rely on. We seek simple explanations where complexity is required. But as we endeavor to solve global problems of energy, food, and water shortages, a planetary biodiversity crisis, and emerging threats to our public... more...

  • Count us inby Gareth Roberts

    University of Wales Press 2016; US$ 20.00

    Find out why maths really is for you, for your children and for your grandchildren, and why it’s a natural part of your cultural heritage. more...

  • Mathematical Knowledge and the Interplay of Practicesby José Ferreirós

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book presents a new approach to the epistemology of mathematics by viewing mathematics as a human activity whose knowledge is intimately linked with practice. Charting an exciting new direction in the philosophy of mathematics, José Ferreirós uses the crucial idea of a continuum to provide an account of the development of mathematical knowledge... more...

  • Making Number Talks Matterby Cathy Humphreys; Ruth Parker

    Stenhouse Publishers 2015; US$ 16.99

    Making Number Talks Matter  is about the myriad decisions facing teachers as they make this fifteen-minute daily routine a vibrant and vital part of their mathematics instruction. Throughout the book, Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker offer practical ideas for using Number Talks to help students learn to reason numerically and build a solid foundation... more...

  • CliffsNotes Grade 8 Common Core Math Reviewby Sandra Luna McCune

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 14.99

    A review of the topics that comprise Grade 8 Common Core Math, including subject reviews, example problems throughout, and two practice tests. more...

  • Teaching Mathematics Using Popular Cultureby Elana Reiser

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    Mathematics teachers often struggle to motivate their students. One way to cultivate and maintain student interest is for teachers to incorporate popular media into their methodology. Organized on the subject strands of the Common Core, this book explores math concepts featured in contemporary films and television shows and offers numerous examples... more...