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Study & Teaching

  • Does Mathematical Study Develop Logical Thinking?by Matthew Inglis; Nina Attridge

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 82.00

    -->. For centuries, educational policymakers have believed that studying mathematics is important, in part because it develops general thinking skills that are useful throughout life. This 'Theory of Formal Discipline' (TFD) has been used as a justification for mathematics education globally. Despite this, few empirical studies have directly... more...

  • Using Children?s Literature to Teach Problem Solving in Mathby Jeanne White

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    Learn how children?s literature can help K?5 students see the real-life applications of mathematical concepts. This user-friendly book shows how to use stories to engage students in building critical reasoning, abstract thinking, and communication skills, all while helping students understand the relevance of math in their everyday lives. Each chapter... more...

  • Adventures in Mathematical Reasoningby Sherman Stein

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 14.95

    Equally appealing to beginners and to the mathematically adept, this book bridges the humanities and sciences to explore applications behind computers, cell phones, measurement of astronomical distance, cell growth, and other areas. Eight fascinating examples show how understanding certain topics in advanced mathematics requires nothing more than arithmetic... more...

  • Proving in the Elementary Mathematics Classroomby Andreas J. Stylianides

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    Although proving is core to mathematics as a sense-making activity, it currently has a marginal place in elementary classrooms internationally. Blending research with practical perspectives, this book examinines what it would take to elevate the place of proving at elementary school more...

  • OK, I?ve Signed Up For Statistics. Now What?by Barry Trunk; Leslie Olsen

    UPA 2016; US$ 26.99

    This book is designed to assist students in statistics at all levels. Using a question and answer format, students are guided through the primary aspects of common statistics with emphasis on concepts, writing, and presentation. Instructors will find it a very useful companion to their primary statistics text book. more...

  • The Process of Learning Mathematicsby L. R. Chapman

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The Process of Learning Mathematics is a collection of essays from a two-term course of intercollegiate lectures for students of B.Ed. degree. This collection starts with two different views on the nature of mathematics. One essay discusses the role of intuition in understanding mathematics, while another paper expounds on the role of logic. This... more...

  • Mathematics with Understandingby Harold Fletcher; Arnold A. Howell; C. Plumtpon

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    Mathematical Topics: Mathematics with Understanding, Book 1 focuses on the approaches in teaching mathematics. The book first offers information on the aims of modern approaches in teaching mathematics. The text discusses the language of sets. Set notation, empty, disjoint, and universal sets; union and intersection of two sets; Venn diagrams; and... more...

  • Mathmatical Recreations & Essaysby W. W. Ball; H.S.M. Coxeter

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 37.95

    For over eighty years this delightful classic has provided entertainment through mathematical problems commonly known as recreations. This new edition upholds the original, but the terminology and treatment of problems have been updated and much new material has been added.  more...

  • Developing 21st Century Competencies in the Mathematics Classroomby Pee Choon Toh; Berinderjeet Kaur

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 62.00

    The aim of this book is to contribute towards literature in the field of mathematics education, specifically the development of 21st century competencies amongst learners of mathematics. The book comprising fourteen chapters, written by renowned researchers in mathematics education, provides readers with approaches and applicable classroom strategies... more...

  • Statistikby Bernd Paul Jäger; Paul Eberhard Rudolph

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 38.05

    Dieses Buch ist für Anwender der Statistik mit Programmierkenntnissen, die von Natur aus häufig erst durch ein eigenes Rechnerprogramm die theoretischen Schlussfolgerungen verstehen. Die notwendigen und unverzichtbaren Theoreme werden durch Experimente illustriert. more...