The first textbook to show readers how NCTM Principles and Standards drive mathematics instruction, Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools, Fifth Edition, encourages a learner-centered approach to instruction.
This text promotes a learner-centered approach to teaching elementary and middle school mathematics by having the reader examine how children think and communicate and link that knowledge to developmentally appropriate teaching practices. A strong focus on NCTM Standards and developing critical tools necessary for meeting the individual needs of students ensures all students and all teacher can be successful with math.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 Teaching Mathematics: Influences and Directives
Chapter 2 Learning and Teaching Mathematics
Chapter 3 Developing Mathematical Thinking and Problem-Solving Ability
Chapter 4 Assessing Mathematics Understanding
Chapter 5 Developing Number Concepts
Chapter 6 Developing Understanding of Numeration
Chapter 7 Developing Whole-Number Operations:Meaning of Operations
Chapter 8 Developing Whole Number Operations: Mastering the Basic Facts
Chapter 9 Estimation and Computational Procedures for Whole Numbers
Chapter 10 Developing Fraction Concepts
Chapter 11 Developing Fraction Computation
Chapter 12 Developing Decimal Concepts and Computation
Chapter 13 Understanding Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
Chapter 14 Developing Geometric Thinking and Spatial Sense
Chapter 15 Developing Measurement Concepts and Skills
Chapter 16 Collecting, Organizing, and Interpreting Data
Chapter 17 Developing Algebraic Thinking
Appendix A Children's Literature Resources
Appendix B Guide to Blackline Masters
1-3 Fraction Circles
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$74.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-500313-8