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Children's Mathematics: Cognitively Guided Instruction

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Children's Mathematics was written to help you understand children's intuitive mathematical thinking and use that knowledge to help children learn mathematics with understanding.

Author Biography

THOMAS CARPENTER is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he has taught for twenty-five years. He is the former editor of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, and has received major awards for his research publications from the NCTM and the American Educational Research Association.ELIZABETH FENNEMA is Emerita Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Senior Scientist at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has studied the teaching and learning of mathematics throughout her professional career, and is well known for her work on gender and mathematics.

Table of Contents

Children's Mathematical Thinking<BR>
Addition/Subtraction: Problem Types<BR>
Addition/Subtraction: Children's Solution Strategies<BR>
Multiplication/Division: Problem Types and Children's Solution Strategies<BR>
Problem Solving as Modeling<BR>
Multidigit Number Concepts<BR>
Beginning to Teach Using Cognitively Guided Instruction<BR>
CGI Classrooms Appendix: The Research Base for Cognitively Guided Instruction

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