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#### Thomas Jefferson and his Decimals 1775–1810: Neglected Years in the History of U.S. School Mathematics

Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 99.39Synthesizing four centuries of historical data, this study analyzes the long-term consequences of America’s unique refusal to adopt the metric system, with generations of schoolchildren toiling over the complexities of ‘Imperial’ weights and measures. more...

#### Spatial Reasoning in the Early Years

Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 43.32Over the past several years, "spatial reasoning" has gained renewed prominence among mathematics educators, as spatial skills are proving to be not just essential to mathematical understanding but also strong predictors of future success beyond the classroom in fields such as science, technology, and engineering. By exploring both primary and emergent... more...

#### Meeting the Standards in Primary Mathematics

Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 42.04This book guides readers through the professional standards and requirements to reach Qualified Teacher Status, explaining what trainees need to know. The author discusses the best ways of developing mathematical knowledge and teaching skills, and how to acquire the professional know-how needed to complete the training successfully. will: help readers... more...

#### Developing Understanding In Primary Mathematics

Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 39.49First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

#### Facing the Consequences

Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 50.88Facing the Consequences presents a perspective on US mathematics and science education that is developed from data gathered as part of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). TIMSS is the most extensive and far-reaching cross-national comparative study of mathematics and science education ever attempted. It includes comparing... more...

#### A Splintered Vision

Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 87.96A Splintered Vision: An Investigation of U.S. Science and Mathematics Education is the US report on the curriculum analysis component of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) which was sponsored by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). The report summarizes data from the... more...

#### Lesson Study

Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.86Lesson study is a popular professional development approach in Japan whereby teachers collaborate to study content, instruction, and how students solve problems and reach for understanding in order to improve elementary mathematics instruction and learning in the classroom. This book is the first comprehensive look at the system and process of lesson... more...

#### The Development of Arithmetic Concepts and Skills

Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.16This volume focuses on two related questions that are central to both the psychology of mathematical thinking and learning and to the improvement of mathematics education: What is the nature of arithmetic expertise? How can instruction best promote it? Contributors from a variety of specialities, including cognitive, developmental, educational,... more...

#### Teaching K-6 Mathematics

Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.69This developmentally sound, research-based, practical text speaks directly to preservice elementary mathematics students about the multitude of ways they can help their future students learn to see the power, beauty, necessity, and usefulness of mathematics in the world. Part 1 deals with guiding principles that permeate the text, while Parts 2-11... more...

#### The Essentials of Mathematics, K-6

ASCD 2006; US$ 23.95This book describes best practices for engaging elementary students in mathematics, from exploring numbers, patterns, and shapes to posing real-life problems that develop students' ability to reason and problem-solve. more...