Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools: A Learner-Centered Approach (Pearson New International Edition)

Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools: A Learner-Centered Approach (Pearson New International Edition)

By: George S. Cathcart (author), James H. Vance (author), Yvonne M. Pothier (author), Nadine S. Bezuk (author)Paperback

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Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools, Fifth Edition, uses NCTM standards and authentic videos to illustrate and encourage a learner-centered approach to instruction. This popular text and it's new integrated online resource, MyEducationLab, promotes a learner-centered approach to teaching elementary and middle school mathematics. These resources provide valuable research-based instructional strategies, resources, and activities to help you learn to evaluate how children think mathematically and how to link that knowledge to developmentally appropriate teaching practices. A strong focus on NCTM Standards and developing critical tools to meet the individual needs of students ensures all students and teachers can be successful with math.

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Table of Contents: Chapter 1 Teaching Mathematics: Influences and Directives Chapter 2 Learning and Teaching Mathematics Chapter 3 Developing Mathematical Thinking and Problem-Solving Ability Chapter 4 Assessing Mathematics Understanding Chapter 5 Developing Number Concepts Chapter 6 Developing Understanding of Numeration Chapter 7 Developing Whole-Number Operations:Meaning of Operations Chapter 8 Developing Whole Number Operations: Mastering the Basic Facts Chapter 9 Estimation and Computational Procedures for Whole Numbers Chapter 10 Developing Fraction Concepts Chapter 11 Developing Fraction Computation Chapter 12 Developing Decimal Concepts and Computation Chapter 13 Understanding Ratio, Proportion, and Percent Chapter 14 Developing Geometric Thinking and Spatial Sense Chapter 15 Developing Measurement Concepts and Skills Chapter 16 Collecting, Organizing, and Interpreting Data Chapter 17 Developing Algebraic Thinking References Appendix A Children's Literature Resources Appendix B Guide to Blackline Masters Perforated Manipulatives 1-3 Fraction Circles 4 Tangram

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  • publication date: 01/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781292042053
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9781292042053
  • weight: 916
  • ISBN10: 1292042052
  • edition: Pearson New International Edition

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