Teaching and Learning Mathematics: Pre-Kindergarten through Middle School, 5th Edition
March 2004, ©2005
2. Children and Mathematics
3. Organizing for Mathematics Instruction
4. Reasoning, Solving, Posing and Extended Problems
5. Attaching Meaning to Numbers
6. Teaching and Learning Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers and Integers
7. Teaching and Learning Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers and Integers
8. Attaching Meaning to Rational Numbers
9. Teaching and Learning Operations with Rational Numbers
10. Teaching and Learning Algebra
11. Teaching and Learning Geometry
12. Teaching and Learning Measurement
13. Teaching and Learning Data Analysis and Probability
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• Fully integrated language and intent of Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (PSSM).
• Expanded presentation of mathematical understanding and the constructivist view of learning.
• Activities are based on current research of student learning, mathematics instruction, and developmental practices.
• A greater focus on teaching mathematics to diverse learners.
• Chapters have been reorganized to more closely follow PSSM.
• Weblinks: Students can find the latest research and activities on the web that support and extend the concepts in the book.
• Numerous activities are presented in each chapter using physical models for concept development and for fluency with skills.
• “For You as a Teacher: Ideas for Discussion and Your Professional Portfolio” is found at the conclusion of each chapter. This section provides an opportunity for students to reflect and write on selected discussion ideas that emerge from the chapter material.
• A section on the “Math Program” is found in nearly ever chapter, illustrating and commenting on materials from a variety of mathematics programs chosen from the K – 8 levels. Many of these are from programs that have been judged to be promising or exemplary by national panels.