Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally, 10th edition

  • John A. Van de Walle
  • Karen S. Karp
  • Jennifer M. Bay-Williams


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Guide teachers to help all PreK-8 learners make sense of mathematics
Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally
illustrates how children learn mathematics, and then shows pre-service teachers the most effective methods of teaching PreK-8 math through hands-on, problem-based activities.

As you engage with the activities, you'll boost your own knowledge of the math and learn concrete, developmentally appropriate ways to incorporate problem-based tasks in your classroom. Examples of real student work and new common challenges and misconception tables help you visualize good mathematics instruction and assessment that supports and challenges all learners. An important reference to consult throughout your teaching career, this book reflects the Common Core State Standards and NCTM’s Principles to Actions, as well as current research and coverage of the latest teaching technology.

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Table of contents

Brief Contents
Section I: Teaching Mathematics: Foundations and Perspectives
1. Teaching Mathematics in the 21st Century 
2. Exploring What It Means to Know and Do Mathematics 
3. Teaching through Problem Solving 
4. Planning in the Problem-Based Classroom 
5. Creating Assessments for Learning 
6. Teaching Mathematics Equitably to All Students 

Section II: Development of Mathematical Concepts and Procedures
7. Developing Early Number Concepts and Number Sense 
8. Developing Meanings for the Operations 
9. Developing Basic Fact Fluency 
10. Developing Whole-Number Place-Value Concepts
11. Developing Strategies for Addition and Subtraction Computation 
12. Developing Strategies for Multiplication and Division Computation 
13. Algebraic Thinking, Equations, and Functions
14. Developing Fraction Concepts
15. Developing Fraction Operations
16. Developing Decimal and Percent Concepts and Decimal Computation  
17. Ratios, Proportions, and Proportional Reasoning
18. Developing Measurement Concepts 
19. Geometric Thinking and Geometric Concepts
20. Developing Concepts of Data Analysis 
21. Exploring Concepts of Probability 
22. Developing Concepts of Exponents, Integers, and Real Numbers 
Appendix A. Standards for Mathematical Practice A-1
Appendix B. NCTM Mathematics Teaching Practices: from Principles to Actions A-5
Appendix C. Guide to Blackline Masters A-7
Appendix D. Activities at a Glance A-13

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