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A Focus on Addition and Subtraction: Bringing Mathematics Education Research to the Classroom

A Focus on Addition and Subtraction: Bringing Mathematics Education Research to the Classroom

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Caroline B. Ebby, Elizabeth T. Hulbert, Rachel M. Broadhead
November 15, 2020

This innovative text offers a unique approach to making mathematics education research on addition, subtraction, and number concepts readily accessible and understandable to pre-service and in-service teachers of grades K-3. Revealing students’ thought processes with extensive annotated samples of...

A Focus on Ratios and Proportions: Bringing Mathematics Education Research to the Classroom

A Focus on Ratios and Proportions: Bringing Mathematics Education Research to the Classroom

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Marjorie M. Petit, Robert E. Laird, Matthew F. Wyneken, Frances R. Huntoon, Mary D. Abele-Austin, Jean D. Sequeira
June 08, 2020

This resource offers a groundbreaking effort to make mathematics education research on ratios and proportions readily accessible and understandable to preservice and in-service teachers of grades 6 to 8. Using extensive annotated samples of student work and based on research gathered in the Ongoing...

Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States

Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States

3rd Edition

Liping Ma
January 21, 2020

The 20th anniversary edition of this groundbreaking and bestselling volume offers powerful examples of the mathematics that can develop the thinking of elementary school children. Studies of teachers in the U.S. often document insufficient subject matter knowledge in mathematics. Yet, these studies...

The Mathematics That Every Secondary School Math Teacher Needs to Know

The Mathematics That Every Secondary School Math Teacher Needs to Know

2nd Edition

Alan Sultan, Alice F. Artzt
August 01, 2017

Designed to help pre-service and in-service teachers gain the knowledge they need to facilitate students' understanding, competency, and interest in mathematics, the revised and updated Second Edition of this popular text and resource bridges the gap between the mathematics learned in college...

A Focus on Multiplication and Division: Bringing Research to the Classroom

A Focus on Multiplication and Division: Bringing Research to the Classroom

1st Edition

Elizabeth T. Hulbert, Marjorie M. Petit, Caroline B. Ebby, Elizabeth P. Cunningham, Robert E. Laird
June 20, 2017

A Focus on Multiplication and Division is a groundbreaking effort to make mathematics education research readily accessible and understandable to pre- and in-service K–6 mathematics educators. Revealing students’ thought processes with extensive annotated samples of student work and vignettes...

Integrating Research on the Graphical Representation of Functions

Integrating Research on the Graphical Representation of Functions

1st Edition

Thomas A. Romberg, Elizabeth Fennema, Thomas P. Carpenter
February 29, 2016

This volume focuses on the important mathematical idea of functions that, with the technology of computers and calculators, can be dynamically represented in ways that have not been possible previously. The book's editors contend that as result of recent technological developments combined with the...

Rational Numbers: An Integration of Research

Rational Numbers: An Integration of Research

1st Edition

Thomas P. Carpenter, Elizabeth Fennema, Thomas A. Romberg
December 18, 2015

Until recently there had been relatively little integration of programs of research on teaching, learning, curriculum, and assessment. However, in the last few years it has become increasingly apparent that a more unified program of research is needed to acquire an understanding of teaching and...

A Focus on Fractions: Bringing Research to the Classroom

A Focus on Fractions: Bringing Research to the Classroom

2nd Edition

Marjorie M. Petit, Robert E. Laird, Edwin L. Marsden, Caroline B. Ebby
July 27, 2015

A Focus on Fractions is a groundbreaking effort to make the mathematics education research on how students develop their understanding of fraction concepts readily accessible and understandable to pre- and in-service K– 8 mathematics educators. Using extensive annotated samples of student work, as...

Becoming a Reflective Mathematics Teacher: A Guide for Observations and Self-Assessment

Becoming a Reflective Mathematics Teacher: A Guide for Observations and Self-Assessment

3rd Edition

Alice F. Artzt, Eleanor Armour-Thomas, Frances R. Curcio, Theresa J. Gurl
June 17, 2015

Ideal for preservice mathematics teachers who are taking methods courses or are student teaching, this research-based, activity-oriented guide offers a highly effective framework for teacher reflection and self-assessment. Highlighting inquiry-based, learner-centered teaching and grounded in a...

Transnational and Borderland Studies in Mathematics Education

Transnational and Borderland Studies in Mathematics Education

1st Edition

Richard S. Kitchen, Marta Civil
April 23, 2015

Every year, significant numbers of immigrant children from Mexico enter classrooms in the United States. These immigrants comprise a heterogeneous group of students with diverse needs, abilities, and experiences. Transnational and Borderland Studies in Mathematics Education is the first...

Learning and Teaching Early Math: The Learning Trajectories Approach

Learning and Teaching Early Math: The Learning Trajectories Approach

2nd Edition

Douglas H. Clements, Julie Sarama
April 14, 2014

In this important book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help diagnose a child’s level of mathematical understanding and provide guidance for teaching. By focusing on the inherent delight and curiosity behind...

How Chinese Teach Mathematics and Improve Teaching

How Chinese Teach Mathematics and Improve Teaching

1st Edition

Yeping Li, Rongjin Huang
June 19, 2013

How Chinese Teach Mathematics and Improve Teaching builds upon existing studies to examine mathematics classroom instruction in China. It combines contributions from Chinese scholars with commentary from key Western scholars to offer a truly systematic examination of some important and distinctive...

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