9780132698115

Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132698115

  • ISBN10:

    0132698110

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/27/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics is designed for pre-service or in-service teachers. It combines up-to-date technology and research with a vibrant writing style to help teachers grasp curriculum, teaching, and assessment issues as they relate to secondary and middle school mathematics. The fourth edition offers a balance of theory and practice, including a wealth of examples and descriptions of student work, classroom situations, and technology usage to assist any teacher in visualizing high-quality mathematics instruction in the middle and secondary classroom.

Author Biography

Daniel Brahier is a Professor of Mathematics at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. In addition, he teaches an eighth grade mathematics class at St. Rose School in Perrysburg, Ohio. In his more than 30 years in education, he has been middle and high school mathematics and science teacher, a principal, a guidance counselor, a curriculum consultant, and a university professor. He is co-author of Today’s Mathematics, Twelfth Edition, a methods and content book for elementary teachers published by Wiley (2009), as well as the author of three other books on mathematics education. He is a Past-President of the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics and has served in numerous capacities for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, such as the editorial panel of the journal of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. He has presented mini-courses and lectures throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Mexico, Australia, Singapore, and Germany.

Table of Contents

Preface

 

Unit 1: What Does It Mean to “Do,” “Teach,” and “Learn” Mathematics?         

Chapter 1: Mathematics as a Process   

Chapter 2: Principles of Mathematics Education

Chapter 3: Learning Theories and Psychology in Mathematics Education

 

Unit 2: The Mathematics Curriculum

Chapter 4: Curricular Models

Chapter 5: Implementing a Course of Study

 

Unit 3: Teaching Mathematics

Chapter 6: Planning for Instruction

Chapter 7: Teaching Tools and Strategies         

Chapter 8: Teaching Number Sense and Algebra

Chapter 9: Teaching Geometry, Statistics/Probability, and Discrete Mathematics

 

Unit 4: Assessment in Mathematics       

Chapter 10: The Role of Assessment    

Chapter 11: Principles of Assessment Practices

 

Unit 5: Meeting Individual Student and Teacher Needs 

Chapter 12: Meeting the Needs of All Students

Chapter 13: The Teacher of Mathematics in the School Community

 

Appendix        

Bibliographic References and Resources    

Index  

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