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*For courses in Math for Future Elementary Teachers.*

**A concept-rich, skill-based approach to preparing outstanding elementary math teachers**

** A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers **not only helps students learn the math — it provides an invaluable reference to future teachers by including professional development features and discussions of today’s standards.

Revised throughout to prepare students more effectively for their own classrooms, the **13th Edition** gives instructors a variety of approaches to teaching, and encourages discussion and collaboration among students and with their instructors. The MyLab™ Math course for this revision is updated extensively with new resources and features.

The Common Core Standards are used in the text to highlight concepts. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) publications, *Principles and Standards of School Mathematics* (2000) and *Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All *(2014) are reflected throughout.

**Also available with MyLab Math **

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