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Study & Teaching

  • Statistikby Bernd Paul Jäger; Paul Eberhard Rudolph

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 49.00

    This book is designed for individuals who work with statistics who also have knowledge of computer programming. Often, computer scientists only understand theoretical relationships once they have programmed the corresponding mathematical operations. This work illustrates a range of indispensible theories using experiments. more...

  • Burn Math Classby Jason Wilkes

    Basic Books 2016; US$ 29.99

    Forget everything you?ve been taught about math. In Burn Math Class , Jason Wilkes takes the traditional approach to mathematics educationwith its unwelcoming textbooks, unexplained rules, and authoritarian assertionsand sets it on fire. Focusing on how mathematics is created rather than on mathematical facts, Wilkes teaches the subject in a way... more...

  • 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...