ISBN-10:
0807742783
ISBN-13:
2900807742784
Pub. Date:
03/11/2003
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Windows on Teaching Math: Cases of Middle and Secondary Classrooms / Edition 1

Windows on Teaching Math: Cases of Middle and Secondary Classrooms / Edition 1

by Katherine Merseth

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ISBN-13: 2900807742784
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 03/11/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introductionxiii
Making the Case for Casesxiv
What Are Cases and Case Methods?xvii
Theoretical Framework for the Development of the Casesxviii
A Guide to Case Discussion Participantsxxii
Referencesxxii
Part IPre-Algebra and Beginning Algebra
Case 1Lost in Translation3
Case 2The Marble Line9
Part IIGeometry
Case 3A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words19
Case 4Slippery Cylinders25
Part IIIIntermediate Algebra
Case 5Seeing Is Believing37
Case 6What Is Pi, Anyway?42
Part IVPre-Calculus and Calculus
Case 7Ships in the Fog47
Case 8Pushing the Limit56
Case 9The More Things Change62
Part VProbability
Case 10Chances Are69
Case 11It's Time for a Tail73
AppendixHow the Cases Were Created79
Casewriters79
Organization of the Writing79
Piloting80
Prepublication and Final Versions80
Index81
About the Editor85

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