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This leading K-8 math methods book has the most coverage of the NCTM standards, the strongest coverage of middle school mathematics, and the highest student approval of any math methods book currently available.Elementary and Middle School Mathematics provides an unparalleled depth of ideas and discussion to help readers develop a real understanding of the mathematics they teach. John Van de Walle, one of the foremost experts on how children learn mathematics, finds that 80 percent of the students who purchase this book keep it for reference when they begin their professional teaching careers. This book reflects the NCTM Principles and Standards and the benefits of constructivist-or student-centered-mathematics instruction. Improvements for the sixth edition include sections on planning for a diverse classroom and a completely new section addressing planning in a classroom where there are English language learners.
Table of Contents
|Teaching Mathematics: Foundations and Perspectives|
|Teaching Mathematics in the Era of the NCTMStandards|
|Exploring What It Means to Do Mathematics|
|Developing Understanding in Mathematics|
|Teaching Through Problem Solving|
|Planning in the Problem-Based Classroom|
|Building Assessment into Instruction|
|Teaching Mathematics Equitably to All Children|
|Technology and School Mathematics|
|Development of Mathematical Concepts and Procedures|
|Developing Early Number Concepts and Number Sense|
|Developing Meanings for the Operations|
|Helping Children Master the Basic Facts|
|Whole-Number Place-Value Development|
|Strategies for Whole-Number Computation|
|Computational Estimation with Whole Numbers|
|Algebraic Thinking: Generalizations, Patterns, and Functions|
|Developing Fraction Concepts|
|Computation with Fractions|
|Decimal and Percent Concepts and Decimal Computation|
|Developing Measurement Concepts|
|Geometric Thinking and Geometric Concepts|
|Concepts of Data Analysis|
|Exploring Concepts of Probability|
|Developing Concepts of Exponents, Integers, and Real Numbers|
|Principles and Standards for School Mathematics: Content Standards and Grade Level Expectations|
|Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics: Teaching Standards|
|Guide to Blackline Masters|
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