Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics, MyLabSchool Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics 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. Designed for pre-service or in-service teachers, the second edition presents concise, current, and meaningful descriptions of what it takes to be an effective teacher of mathematics. This extensively revised, practical resource offers a balance of theory and practice, including a wealth of examples and descriptions of classroom situations to assist students in visualizing mathematics instruction in the classroom. Each chapter contains specific outcomes for the reader, a glossary of relevant terms, several discussion questions and an extensive bibliography that contains references and suggested readings. Appendices include a descriptive list of recommended Internet Web sites on mathematics education and two case studies for further discussion.

Table of Contents

What Does it Mean to ldquo;Do,rdquo;nbsp;ldquo;Teach,rdquo; and ldquo;Learnrdquo; Mathematics?
Mathematics as a Process
National and International Assessment Data
The Need for Reform. ldquo;Doingrdquo; Mathematics
Learning Theories and Psychology in Mathematics Education
Research in Mathematics Education
Learning Theories in Mathematics
The Mathematics Curriculum
Curricular Models
NCTM Curriculum Standards
State Models
The Core Curriculum
Traditional versus Integrated Sequence
Implementing a Course of Study
The Course of Study
Writing Goals and Objectives
Selection and Organization of Resources
Sample Recommended Resource Books
Comap ldquo;Hi-Maprdquo; (High School Mathematics) Teaching Modules
NSF-Funded Curricular Materials
Teaching Mathematics
Planning for Instruction
Unit Planning
Lesson Planning
Lesson Imaging versus Lesson Planning
Reflecting on a Lesson
Activitiesndash;Selected Lesson Plan Ideas from The Mathematics Teacher
Teaching Tools and Strategies
Teaching Standards and Principle
Selecting Activities and Problems
Classroom Tools
Classroom Discourse
Learning Environment
Reflective Practices
Teaching Specific Mathematics Content
The Teaching of Algebra
The Teaching of Geometry
The Teaching of Data Analysis and Probability
The Teaching of Discrete Mathematics
Assessment in Mathematics
The Role of Assessment
What Is Assessment?
Purposes for Assess
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