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Mathematics Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers, 6th Edition

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This text provides preservice prekindergarten through grade eight teachers with ideas, techniques, and approaches to teaching mathematics appropriate for the 21st century, and strongly integrates technology with hands-on experience. This is the only text to include practice Praxis II-style test questions to prepare teacher candidates to pass the high-stakes test used for teacher certification. The new sixth edition has been updated with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Curriculum Focal Points, which provide focus on significant concepts for each grade level.
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Table of Contents

1. Mathematics Education Today and into the Future.

2. Culturally Relevant Mathematics.

3. The Development of Mathematical Proficiency: Using Learning Research, Assessment, and Effective Instruction.

4. Middle School Mathematics.

5. Problem Solving.

6. Early Childhood Mathematics -- Number Readiness.

7. Operations and Number Sense.

8. Numeration and Number Sense.

9. Operations with Whole Numbers.

10. Common Fractions and Decimals.

11. Percent, Ratio, Proportion, and Rate.

12. Geometry and Spatial Reasoning.

13. Measurement.

14. Algebra and Algebraic Thinking.

15. Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability.

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New To This Edition

  • A Test Bank that includes over 300 Praxis II style questions for instructors to use.
  • Expanded technology resources that can be integrated into the content chapters in particular.
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The Wiley Advantage

  • Chapters open with the latest NCTM Curriculum Focal Points that are related to that chapter's content.
  • The text attempts to bring students' cultural heritage into various teaching situations. Equity for all students to earn quality mathematics is modeled.
  • Each chapter contains PRAXIS-style practice questions with more available online.
  • Journal and portfolio assessment techniques are included in each chapter where appropriate.
  • Video vignettes emphasize the power of modeling good teaching practices for quality mathematical understanding. Available online.
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Instructors Resources
Wiley Instructor Companion Site
Instructor's Manual
Provides answers to the activities in the text.
Test Bank
With Praxis II-style questions. Available online.
Links to Websites
Links to important website related to mathematics and topics being studied in the various chapters.
WebQuests
Available on the course website for the reader to see the power of technology to help pre-kindergarten though grade 8 students learn mathematics concepts with real-world applications. Written by practicing teachers and preservice candidates and used in actual classroom settings with pre-kindergarten to grade 8 students.
Sample Spreadsheet Programs
Manipulative Templates
Patterns for creating various manipulatives. Uses concrete experiences for developing concepts.
Exercises and Activities
Additional chapter exercises and activities to supplement the activities within the text. Exercises can be assigned for review or used as homework.
Video Vignettes
Emphasize the power of modeling good teaching practices for quality mathematical understanding.
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Students Resources
Wiley Student Companion Site
Links to Websites
Links to important website related to mathematics and topics being studied in the various chapters.
WebQuests
Available on the course website for the reader to see the power of technology to help pre-kindergarten though grade 8 students learn mathematics concepts with real-world applications. Written by practicing teachers and preservice candidates and used in actual classroom settings with pre-kindergarten to grade 8 students.
Manipulative Templates
Patterns for creating various manipulatives. Uses concrete experiences for developing concepts.
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Mathematics Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers, 6th Edition
ISBN : 978-1-118-52075-8
496 pages
September 2012, ©2012
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Mathematics Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers, 6th Edition
ISBN : 978-0-470-13629-4
496 pages
November 2007, ©2008
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