For Elementary Mathematics Methods or Middle School Mathematics Methods Covers preK-8
Written by leaders in the field, this best-selling book will guide teachers as they help all PreK-8 learners make sense of math by supporting their own mathematical understanding and cultivating effective planning and instruction.
Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally provides an unparalleled depth of ideas and discussion to help teachers develop a real understanding of the mathematics they will teach and the most effective methods of teaching the various mathematics topics. This text reflects the NCTM and Common Core State Standards and the benefits of problem-based mathematics instruction. It is structured for maximum flexibility, offering 23 chapters that may be mixed and matched to fit any course or teaching approach. This comprehensive, practical text offers readers a strong theoretical perspective reflecting the most current research on how students learn mathematics, ways to best teach it, and many problem-based activities to engage students. An important reference to consult throughout a teaching career, Van de Walle, Karp and Bay-William’s book helps teachers and their preK-8 students find the excitement that happens when mathematics makes sense.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Teaching Mathematics: Foundations and Perspectives
Chapter 1 Teaching Mathematics in the 21st Century
Chapter 2 Exploring What it Means to Know and Do Mathematics
Chapter 3 Teaching through Problem Solving
Chapter 4 Planning in the Problem-Based Classroom
Chapter 5 Building Assessment into Instruction
Chapter 6 Teaching Mathematics Equitably to All Children
Chapter 7 Using Technological Tools to Teach Mathematics
Section 2: Development of Mathematical Concepts and Procedures
Chapter 8 Developing Early Number Concepts and Number Sense
Chapter 9 Developing Meanings for the Operations
Chapter 10 Helping Students Master the Basic Facts
Chapter 11 Developing Whole-Number Place-Value Concepts
Chapter 12 Developing Strategies for Addition and Subtraction Computation
Chapter 13 Developing Strategies for Multiplication and Division Computation
Chapter 14 Algebraic Thinking: Generalizations, Patterns, and Functions
Chapter 15 Developing Fraction Concepts
Chapter 16 Developing Strategies for Fraction Computation
Chapter 17 Developing Concepts of Decimals and Percents
Chapter 18 Proportional Reasoning
Chapter 19 Developing Measurement Concepts
Chapter 20 Geometric Thinking and Geometric Concepts
Chapter 21 Developing Concepts of Data Analysis
Chapter 22 Exploring Concepts of Probability
Chapter 23 Developing Concepts of Exponents, Integers, and Real Numbers
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$85.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-282233-6