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# Helping Children Learn Mathematics, 9th Edition

For Instructors
The ninth edition of this best-selling elementary math methods textbook continues the rich history of this book with a dash of new breath and a new contemporary design. It has been updated to reflect current recommendations, readings, and practices while maintaining the characteristics and features that have made it a popular choice of instructors.  This new edition remains an invaluable text for students who are being introduced to teaching elementary mathematics. In addition, its depth also makes it appropriate for teachers to use as they continue to learn about teaching mathematics.
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1. School Mathematics in a Changing World

2. Helping Children Learn Mathematics with Understanding

3. Planning and Teaching

4. Assessment: Enhanced Learning and Teaching

5. Processes of Doing Mathematics

6. Helping Children with Problem Solving

7. Counting and Number Sense in Early Childhood and Primary Grades

8.  Extending Number Sense: Place Value

9. Operations: Meaning and Basic Facts

10. Computation Methods: Calculators, Mental Computation, and Estimation

11. Standard and Alternative Computational Algorithms

12. Fractions and Decimals: Meanings and Operations

13. Ratio, Proportion, and Percent: Meanings and Applications

14. Algebraic Thinking

15. Geometry

16. Measurement

17. Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability

18. Number Theory

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• Chapter 18, Number Theory: this topic is now emphasized in many of the states' standards for elementary students.
• Updated coverage of NCTM Standards and Expectations, including discussions of the newly resleased Curriculum Focal Points.
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• Focus Questions: point the way into each of the chapters.
• Cultural Connections: located near the end of most chapters, highlights differences in the mathematical experiences and performance of students from different countries.
• Equity: an important issue in mathematics classrooms is highlighted throughout the text. Many ways of providing for individual differences are discussed and illustrated.
• "In the Classroom" Activities: found throughout the text in special boxes, these activities provide a wealth of ideas and strategies for teaching children the topics of each chapter.
• "Things to Do" End of Chapter Activities: found near the end of each chapter, these sections embody the text's active learning and teaching approach to mathematics.
• Children's Literature: specific books are referenced at various points within the text and an annotated list of useful books is provided at the end of each chapter.
• Updated and streamlined research is referenced throughout the text.
• Technology tools and strategies are discussed and illustrated within the text. Math Link boxes within the chapters also highlight additional technology resources.
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Instructor's Manual
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Wiley has partnered with Teachscape to deliver exciting Virtual Classroom Observations while using this text in the college classroom setting. This exclusive partnership allows professors and students to virtually tour & observe classrooms through authentic video, professional commentary video, readings, artifacts, lesson plans, activities and more!  The Virtual Classroom Observations are made available for use inside and outside of the college classroom.  For more information on how to access this, please contact your Wiley Representative today.
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Helping Children Learn Mathematics, 9th Edition
ISBN : 978-0-470-47262-0