How to Teach Mathematics / Edition 2

How to Teach Mathematics / Edition 2

by Steven G. Krantz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0821813986

ISBN-13: 9780821813980

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: American Mathematical Society

This expanded edition of the original bestseller, How to Teach Mathematics, offers hands-on guidance for teaching mathematics in the modern classroom setting. Twelve appendices have been added that are written by experts who have a wide range of opinions and viewpoints on the major teaching issues.  See more details below

Overview

This expanded edition of the original bestseller, How to Teach Mathematics, offers hands-on guidance for teaching mathematics in the modern classroom setting. Twelve appendices have been added that are written by experts who have a wide range of opinions and viewpoints on the major teaching issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821813980
Publisher:
American Mathematical Society
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
307
Product dimensions:
6.94(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
1Guiding Principles1
2Practical Matters35
3Spiritual Matters87
4Difficult Matters129
5A New Beginning151
Appendices155
The Irrelevance of Calculus Reform: Ruminations of a Sage-on-the-Stage157
Mathematical Content161
Personal Thoughts on Mature Teaching173
Remember the Students183
Reflections on Krantz's How to Teach Mathematics: A Different View197
Are We Encouraging Our Students to Think Mathematically?215
Big Business, Race, and Gender in Mathematics Reform221
Will This Be on the Exam?233
Teaching or Appearing to Teach: What's the Difference?241
Why (and How) I Teach without Long Lectures253
The Joy of Lecturing - with a Critique of the Romantic Tradition in Education Writing261
Teaching Freshmen to Learn Mathematics273
Bibliography285
Index291

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