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Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers: stars based on 1 user reviews.
Intended for the one- or two-semester course required of Education majors, Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers, 4/e, offers pre-service teachers a comprehensive mathematics course designed to foster concept development through examples, investigations, and explorations. Visual icons throughout the main text allow instructors to easily connect content to the hands-on activities in the corresponding Explorations Manual. In addition to presenting real-world problems that require active learning, Bassarear demonstrates that there may be many paths to finding a solution--and even more than one answer. With this exposure, future teachers are better prepared to assess student needs using diverse approaches.
Table of Contents
|Foundations for Learning Mathematics|
|Getting Comfortable with Mathematics|
|Reasoning and Proof|
|The Four Fundamental Operations of Arithmetic|
|Divisibility and Related Concepts|
|Prime and Composite Numbers|
|Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple|
|Extending the Number System|
|Fractions and Rational Numbers|
|Understanding Operations with Fractions|
|Beyond Integers and Fractions: Decimals, Exponents, and Real Numbers|
|Ratio and Proportion|
|Uncertainty: Data and Chance|
|The Process of Collecting and Analyzing Data|
|Going Beyond the Basics|
|Concepts Related to Chance|
|Counting and Chance|
|Geometry as Shape|
|Basic Ideas and Building Blocks|
|Geometry as Transforming Shapes|
|Symmetry and Tessellations|
|Geometry as Measurement|
|Systems of Measurement|
|Perimeter and Area|
|Surface Area and Volume|
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