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Written by four experts in the field, Helping Children Learn Mathematics, 8th Edition, is an up-to-date, balanced, and practical guide to current recommendations and practices for elementary school mathematics education. You'll learn how to help children make sense of mathematics, use research to guide your teaching, and incorporate the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics in your classroom.
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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: 9780470403068
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/15/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert E. Reys is currently Professor of Math Education at the University of Missouri.  He received his B.S. in Education and his M.A. in Mathematics, both from Central Missouri State University.  He also received his Ed.D. in Mathematics Education from the University of Missouri.  Reys has been on the University of Missouri faculty since 1966. He has taught numerous undergraduate and graduate mathematics education courses and has served as advisor for more than 400 secondary mathematics majors, 100 MEd and 30 PhD students in mathematics education. Reys has also served as visiting professor at the University of Georgia, Fulbright Research/Lecturer in Mexico during 1989-90); University of Tsukuba (Japan; 1991-92) and a Fulbright Research/Lecturer in Sweden (1995). He was a visiting summer professor at the University of Saskatchewan (Canada) and the University of Regina (Canada). During the last ten years Reys has conducted workshops and seminars for teachers/researchers on mathematical topics from elementary to secondary school throughout the United States, and several countries including Australia, Canada, Cyprus, England, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Sweden, Taiwan and Yemen.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 School Mathematics in a Changing World 1

Ch. 2 Helping Children Learn Mathematics with Understanding 14

Ch. 3 Planning and Teaching 34

Ch. 4 Assessment: Enhanced Learning and Teaching 62

Ch. 5 Processes of Doing Mathematics 89

Ch. 6 Helping Children with Problem Solving 107

Ch. 7 Counting and Number Sense in Early Childhood and Primary Grades 133

Ch. 8 Extending Number Sense: Place Value 159

Ch. 9 Operations: Meanings and Basic Facts 184

Ch. 10 Computation Methods: Calculators, Mental Computation, and Estimation 213

Ch. 11 Standard and Alternative Computational Algorithms 235

Ch. 12 Fractions and Decimals: Meanings and Operations 263

Ch. 13 Ratio, Proportion, and Percent: Meanings and Applications 291

Ch. 14 Algebraic Thinking 309

Ch. 15 Geometry 330

Ch. 16 Measurement 356

Ch. 17 Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability 382

Ch. 18 Number Theory 412

References 431

Appendix A 443

Appendix B 451

Appendix C


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