Strategies, techniques, and activities for the changing mathematics curriculum
Change is everywhere in elementary school mathematics––from new technology to changes driven by the federal No Child Left Behind act of 2001 and the landmark Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (2000). As a teacher of elementary school mathematics, you will experience these changes first-hand and have an opportunity to help lead the way.
Written by four experts in the field, Helping Children Learn Mathematics, 8th Edition is an up-to-date, balanced, and practical guide to current recommendations and practices for elementary school mathematics education. You’ll learn how to help children make sense of mathematics, use research to guide your teaching, and incorporate the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics in your classroom.
Features of the 8th Edition:
Also available from Wiley/Jossey-Bass Education
Teaching Elementary Mathematics: A Resource for Field Experiences, 3rd Edition
Nancy L. Smith, Diana V. Lambdin, Mary M. Lindquist, Robert E. Reys
Provides a wealth of materials to use in observing, interviewing, teaching, and reflection in K-8 classrooms.
New edition of a text designed to help elementary school mathematics teachers impart concepts, skills, and problem-solving techniques to children. In the first five chapters, Reys (U. of Missouri), Mary M. Lindquist (Columbus State U.), Diana V. Lambdin (Indiana U.), Nancy L. Smith (Emporia State U.) and Marilyn N. Suydam( The Ohio State U). provide a base for understanding the changing curriculum and how children learn mathematics. They offer guidelines for planning and evaluating instruction, and direct attention to problem solving and assessment. Subsequent chapters cover teaching strategies, techniques, and learning activities related to specific topics, emphasizing the use of models and materials to develop understanding and concepts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)