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Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Daniel J. Brahier

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 16, 2012

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For Middle and Secondary Mathematics Courses.


Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics combines up-to-date technology and research with a vibrant writing style to help teachers grasp curriculum, teaching, and assessment issues as they relate to secondary and middle school mathematics.


Designed for pre-service or in-service teachers, the fourth edition presents concise, current, and meaningful descriptions of what it takes to be an effective teacher of mathematics. This extensively revised resource offers a balance of theory and practice, including a wealth of examples and descriptions of student work, classroom situations, and technology usage to assist any teacher in visualizing high-quality mathematics instruction in the middle and secondary classroom.

Table of Contents



Unit 1: What Does It Mean to “Do,” “Teach,” and “Learn” Mathematics?         

Chapter 1: Mathematics as a Process   

Chapter 2: Principles of Mathematics Education

Chapter 3: Learning Theories and Psychology in Mathematics Education


Unit 2: The Mathematics Curriculum

Chapter 4: Curricular Models

Chapter 5: Implementing a Course of Study


Unit 3: Teaching Mathematics

Chapter 6: Planning for Instruction

Chapter 7: Teaching Tools and Strategies         

Chapter 8: Teaching Number Sense and Algebra

Chapter 9: Teaching Geometry, Statistics/Probability, and Discrete Mathematics


Unit 4: Assessment in Mathematics       

Chapter 10: The Role of Assessment    

Chapter 11: Principles of Assessment Practices


Unit 5: Meeting Individual Student and Teacher Needs 

Chapter 12: Meeting the Needs of All Students

Chapter 13: The Teacher of Mathematics in the School Community



Bibliographic References and Resources    


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$76.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-269870-2