Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle School: A Learner-Centered Approach, 6th edition

  • George S. Cathcart, 
  • Yvonne M. Pothier, 
  • James H. Vance, 
  • Nadine S. Bezuk

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Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle School provides valuable research-based instructional strategies, resources and activities to help you evaluate how children think mathematically and how to link that knowledge to developmentally appropriate teaching practice.

Published by Pearson (April 9th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

ISBN-13: 9780133570564

Subject: Curriculum & Instruction

Category: Math Methods

Table of contents

1. Teaching Mathematics: Influences and Directions
2. Learning and Teaching Mathematics
3. Developing Mathematical Thinking and Problem-Solving Ability
4. Assessing Mathematics Understanding
5. Developing Number Concepts
6. Developing Understanding of Numeration
7. Developing Whole-Number Operations: Meaning of Operations
8. Developing Whole-Number Operations: Mastering the Basic Facts
9. Estimation and Computational Procedures for Whole Numbers
10. Developing Fraction Concepts
11. Developing Fraction Computation
12. Developing Decimal Concepts and Computation
13. Understanding Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
14. Developing Geometric Thinking and Spatial Sense
15. Developing Measurement Concepts and Skills
16. Collecting, Organizing, and Interpreting Data
17. Developing Algebraic Thinking

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