Thinking Mathematically / Edition 2

Thinking Mathematically / Edition 2

by J. Mason, L. Burton, K. Stacey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0273728911

ISBN-13: 9780273728917

Pub. Date: 06/29/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Thinking Mathematically is perfect for anyone who wants to develop their powers to think mathematically, whether at school, at university or just out of interest. This book is invaluable for anyone who wishes to promote mathematical thinking in others or for anyone who has always wondered what lies at the core of mathematics. Thinking Mathematically

Overview

Thinking Mathematically is perfect for anyone who wants to develop their powers to think mathematically, whether at school, at university or just out of interest. This book is invaluable for anyone who wishes to promote mathematical thinking in others or for anyone who has always wondered what lies at the core of mathematics. Thinking Mathematically reveals the processes at the heart of mathematics and demonstrates how to encourage and develop them. Extremely practical, it involves the reader in questions so that subsequent discussions speak to immediate experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780273728917
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/29/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Everyone can start

2. Phases of work

3. Responses to being STUCK

4. ATTACK: conjecturing

5. ATTACK: justifying and convincing

6. Still STUCK?

7. Developing an internal monitor

8. On becoming your own questioner

9. Developing mathematical thinking

10. Something to think about

11. Thinking mathematically in curriculum topics

Bibliography

Subject Index

Index of questions

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