Facilitator's Guide to How the Brain Learns Mathematics

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Overview

"Written to complement David A. Sousa's bestseller How the Brain Learns Mathematics, this facilitator's guide gives staff developers and workshop leaders all the materials needed to present the latest neuroscientific findings in practical, understandable terms and demonstrate how this information impacts mathematics instruction at all grade levels. You will be able to lead workshops on how the brain develops an understanding of number relationships and processes mathematical concepts, how environmental and developmental factors contribute to difficulties in learning mathematics, and how differentiated mathematics instruction promotes student success." Staff developers will find the Facilitator's Guide to How the Brain Learns Mathematics to be an ideal resource for leading professional training for groups of any size - pairs, small workshops, and large seminars.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412965903
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 56
  • Sales rank: 381,963
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: How the Brain Learns Mathematics David A. Sousa Sousa, David A. 1

Ch. 1 Developing Number Sense 3

Ch. 2 Learning to Calculate 7

Ch. 3 Reviewing the Elements of Learning 10

Ch. 4 Teaching Mathematics to the Preschool and Kindergarten Brain 17

Ch. 5 Teaching Mathematics to the Preadolescent Brain 20

Ch. 6 Teaching Mathematics to the Adolescent Brain 26

Ch. 7 Recognizing and Addressing Mathematics Difficulties 31

Ch. 8 Putting It All Together: Planning Lessons in PreK-12 Mathematics 37

Workshop Evaluation Form 41

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