The California Frog-Jumping Contest DVD: For Learning to Support Young Mathematicians at Work
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The California Frog-Jumping Contest DVD: For Learning to Support Young Mathematicians at Work

by Maarten Dolk, Catherine Twomey Fosnot
     
 

The DVD features classroom sessions that show students exploring the sequence of investigations and activities found in the popular Contexts for Learning Mathematics algebra unit book The California Frog Jumping Contest. Extensive classroom video footage allows participants to study children over time, and examine and analyze their development as well as…  See more details below

Overview

The DVD features classroom sessions that show students exploring the sequence of investigations and activities found in the popular Contexts for Learning Mathematics algebra unit book The California Frog Jumping Contest. Extensive classroom video footage allows participants to study children over time, and examine and analyze their development as well as the teacher's pedagogy. The user can respond to prompts, create video clips and presentations, and explore related materials all from the DVD, either alone at home or in a workshop setting.

NOTE: This DVD-ROM is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Mac OS X up to 10.6. It is not compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325046914
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
08/27/2012
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
7 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Maarten Dolk is a researcher and developer at the Freudenthal Institute for science and mathematics education in the Netherlands. He is involved in the development and research of in-service and multimedia in-service materials for teachers, staff developers, and teacher educators in a number of countries. He has been a collaborating partner in Mathematics in the City since its inception and is co-author of the first three books in the Young Mathematicians at Work series.

Catherine Twomey Fosnot is the Founding Director of Mathematics in the City and former Professor of Education at The City College of the City of New York. She has twice received the "best writing" award from AERA's Constructivist SIG and she was the recipient of the "young scholar" award by Educational Communication and Technology Journal. She is the lead author of the Contexts for Learning Mathematics series as well as the Young Mathematicians at Work series.

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