Helping Children Learn Mathematics / Edition 6

Helping Children Learn Mathematics / Edition 6

by Robert E. Reys, Mary Lindquist, Diana V. Lambdin, Nancy L. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471367850

ISBN-13: 9780471367857

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

Helping Children Learn Mathematics, Sixth Edition, is written for elementary school teachers to help children learn mathematics meaningfully. This revision reflects major changes in the elementary school mathematics curriculum, assessment, and professional development of teacher education consistent with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Standards 2000.…  See more details below

Overview

Helping Children Learn Mathematics, Sixth Edition, is written for elementary school teachers to help children learn mathematics meaningfully. This revision reflects major changes in the elementary school mathematics curriculum, assessment, and professional development of teacher education consistent with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Standards 2000.

The first part of the text provides a base for understanding the changing mathematics curriculum and how children learn in it. It offers guidelines for planning instruction with an emphasis on problem solving and assessment.

The second part of the text discusses teaching strategies, techniques and learning activities related to specific mathematical topics. Emphasis is on using models and materials to understand concepts and skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471367857
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

School Mathematics.

Learning Mathematics with Understanding.

Teaching: Your Role.

Assessment: Enhanced Learning and Teaching.

Five Mathematical Processes.

Beginning Number Sense: Counting and Early Benchmarks.

Extending Number Sense: Place Value.

Operations: Meanings and Basic Facts.

Operation Sense: Calculators, Mental Computation, and Estimation.

Operations: Standard and Alternative Algorithms.

Fractions and Decimals: Meanings and Operations.

Ratio, Proportion, and Percent: Meanings and Applications.

Patterns, Relationships, and Algebra.

Geometry.

Measurement.

Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability.

Appendices.

Index.

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