Written by leaders in the field, this best-selling book will guide teachers as they help all Pre-K — 8 learners make sense of math by supporting their own mathematical understanding and effective planning and instruction.
Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentallywas written to help teacher candidates and practicing teachers understand mathematics and become more confident in their ability to teach the subject to children in pre-K through eighth grade. Structured for easy reference, offering 23 chapters reflecting the latest research to consult throughout one’s teaching career, the revised edition infuses NCTM and Common Core State Standards with the benefits of problem-based mathematics instruction.
The Eighth Edition better prepares teachers to teach mathematics to all learners by including new strategies for English language learners and students with disabilities. The amount of coverage relating to mathematics in early childhood has been increased. More activities infusing technology and samples of authentic student work are introduced. Increased emphasis on formative assessment, showcased with an icon and notes throughout, guide teachers to master this difficult practice.
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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