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Study & Teaching

  • A Cultural History of Reforming Math for Allby Jennifer D. Diaz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    While many accept that math is a universal, culturally indifferent subject in school, this book demonstrates that this is anything but true. Building off of a historically conscious understanding of school reform, Diaz makes the case that the language of mathematics, and the symbols through which it is communicated, is not merely about the alleged... more...

  • Acquisition of Complex Arithmetic Skills and Higher-Order Mathematics Conceptsby David C. Geary; Daniel B. Berch; Robert Ochsendorf; Kathleen Mann Koepke

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 99.95

    Acquisition of Complex Arithmetic Skills and Higher-Order Mathematics Concepts focuses on typical and atypical learning of complex arithmetic skills and higher-order math concepts. As part of the series Mathematical Cognition and Learning, this volume covers recent advances in the understanding of children’s developing competencies with whole-number... more...

  • The Mathematics That Every Secondary School Math Teacher Needs to Knowby Alan Sultan; Alice F. Artzt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 110.95

    Designed to help pre-service and in-service teachers gain the knowledge they need to facilitate students' understanding, competency, and interest in mathematics, the revised and updated Second Edition of this popular text and resource bridges the gap between the mathematics learned in college and the mathematics taught in secondary schools. Highlighting... more...

  • Teaching Children to Love Problem Solvingby Terri Germain-Williams

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 19.00 US$ 17.29

    -->. This book was developed with the caring and concerned adult in mind and is a one-stop for anyone who would like to help a child develop problem solving thinking. They will become adept at the use of problem solving strategies over the course of their development from birth. For each age range, this book provides developmental information, relevant... more...

  • Empowering Mathematics Learnersby Berinderjeet Kaur; Ngan Hoe Lee

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 62.00 US$ 56.42

    -->. This book contributes towards the literature in the field of mathematics education, specifically on aspects of empowering learners of mathematics. The book, comprising eighteen chapters, written by renowned researchers in mathematics education, provides readers with approaches and applicable classroom strategies to empower learners of mathematics.... more...

  • Diversifying Mathematics Teachingby Sergei Abramovich

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 38.00 US$ 34.58

    -->. The book is written to enhance the preparation of elementary teacher candidates by offering teaching ideas conducive to the development of deep understanding of concepts fundamental to the mathematics curriculum they are to teach. It intends to show how the diversity of teaching methods stems from the knowledge of mathematics content and how the... more...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 82.00 US$ 74.62

    -->. 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...

  • The 15-Minute Mathematicianby Anne Rooney

    Arcturus Digital Limited 2016; US$ 4.99

    The 15-Minute Mathematician introduces the reader to the main ideas of mathematics. Mathematics is all around us. It governs how information is presented to us and how we understand it. It underpins all science and has thus been responsible for mankind's incredible progress throughout the ages. This is a fun introduction to the subject... 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...