Helping Children Learn Mathematics / Edition 10

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The new edition of Reys' Helping Children Learn Mathematicsexamines the forthcoming Common Core Standards and refocuses thethemes for the book to make sure they are timely, significant andparallel in form. The three themes threaded throughout the bookare: Best Practices, Sense Making and Practical Experiences.

The text strengthens the attention given to diversity bycarefully examining the Cultural Connections sections to make surethey address, when appropriate, practical experience suggestionsfor dealing with diversity. Other updates include new entries inthe Book Nooks; an expanded list of Book Nook recommendations;updated references including all research citations; and links fromthe narrative to appropriate intact lessons that currently are inTeaching Elementary Mathematics: A Resource for FieldExperiences.

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Divided into two main parts, this text for instructors first provides a base for understanding the changing mathematics curriculum and how children learn it, with guidelines for planning and evaluation, problem-solving and assessment. The second part discusses teaching strategies, techniques, and learning activities related to specific mathematical topics, emphasizing the use of models and materials to develop concepts. Good, one-color graphics, charts, and tables. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
New edition of a text designed to help elementary school mathematics teachers impart concepts, skills, and problem-solving techniques to children. In the first five chapters, Reys (U. of Missouri), Mary M. Lindquist (Columbus State U.), Diana V. Lambdin (Indiana U.), Nancy L. Smith (Emporia State U.) and Marilyn N. Suydam( The Ohio State U). provide a base for understanding the changing curriculum and how children learn mathematics. They offer guidelines for planning and evaluating instruction, and direct attention to problem solving and assessment. Subsequent chapters cover teaching strategies, techniques, and learning activities related to specific topics, emphasizing the use of models and materials to develop understanding and concepts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118001806
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/17/2012
  • Series: CourseSmart Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 472
  • Sales rank: 380,317
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: School Mathematics in a Changing World

Chapter 2: Helping Children Learn Mathematics with Understanding

Chapter 3: Planning for and Teaching Diverse Learners

Chapter 4: Assessment: Enhanced Learning and Teaching

Chapter 5: Mathematical Processes and Practices

Chapter 6: Helping Children with Problem Solving

Chapter 7: Developing Counting and Number Sense in Early Grades

Chapter 8: Extending Number Sense: Place Value

Chapter 9: Operations: Meaning and Basic Facts

Chapter 10: Computation Methods: Calculators, Mental Computation, and Estimation

Chapter 11: Standard and Alternative Computational Algorithms

Chapter 12: Fractions and Decimals: Concepts and Operations

Chapter 13: Ratio, Proportion, and Percent: Meanings and Applications

Chapter 14: Algebraic Thinking

Chapter 15: Geometry

Chapter 16: Measurement

Chapter 17: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability

Chapter 18: Number Theory

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