Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
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ISBN: 9780134802084
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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 teacher candidates engage with the activities, they boost their own knowledge of the math and learn concrete, developmentally appropriate ways to incorporate problem-based tasks in their classrooms. Examples of real student work and new common challenges and misconception tables allow readers to visualize good mathematics instruction and assessment that supports and challenges all learners. An important reference to consult throughout a 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. -- Provided by publisher.

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
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ISBN: 9780134095912
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An "inquiry-based" approach to Mathematics that recognizes research and teaching that is currently taking place in Canadian classrooms. Elementary and Middle School Mathematics guides both new and experienced teachers through a basic understanding of mathematics and problem solving, and encourages them to think about their own perceptions and misconceptions about mathematics. As well, it addresses potential pitfalls, and demonstrates how teachers can foster a favourable learning environment for their students. The text covers concepts and procedures specific to mathematical topics encountered in grades K-8, using real experiences and assessment techniques to address the foundations of how children learn. The previous edition's focus on teaching through problem solving now takes a broader focus on mathematical inquiry through rich tasks and classroom discourse.

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
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ISBN: 9780134377353
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Note: This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. Elementary and Middle School Mathematics guides both new and experienced teachers through a basic understanding of mathematics and problem solving, and encourages them to think about their own perceptions and misconceptions about mathematics. As well, it addresses potential pitfalls, and demonstrates how teachers can foster a favourable learning environment for their students. The text covers concepts and procedures specific to mathematical topics encountered in grades K-8, using real experiences and assessment techniques to address the foundations of how children learn. The previous edition's focus on teaching through problem solving now takes a broader focus on mathematical inquiry through rich tasks and classroom discourse.

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: John a Van De Walle
Publisher: Pearson Education (Us)
ISBN: 9780137016846
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This leading K-8 math methods text has the most coverage of the NCTM Standards, the strongest coverage of middle school mathematics, and the highest student approval of any text currently available.Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally provides an unparalleled depth of ideas and discussion to help students develop a real understanding of the mathematics they will teach. This text reflects the NCTM Principles and Standards and the benefits of constructivist-or student-centered-mathematics instruction. It is structured for maximum flexibility, offering 23 brief, compartmentalized chapters that may be mixed and matched to fit any course or teaching approach. Practical and concise, it offers readers a strong theoretical perspective of how children learn mathematics and then shows them the best way to teach it.The text is organized into two sections. The first section introduces trends in mathematics education and the process of doing mathematics. It then develops the core ideas of learning, teaching, planning, and assessment. Additional perspectives on mathematics for special children and the role of technology are also discussed. Chapters 3 and 4 are the most critical as they describe the constructivist view of learning and how it is applied as well as what it means to teach through problem solving.Section II serves as the application of the core ideas in Section I. Chapters on every major area of content in the K-8 mathematics curriculum are included. Numerous problem-based activities to engage students are interwoven with a discussion of the mathematical content and how children develop their understanding of that content. The appendices at the end of the book provide additional information on the Principles and Standards of the NCTM, the Professional Standards, and Guides for Blackline Masters and suggestions for use of construction materials.Both a comprehensive textbook and a reference as students begin their teaching careers; Van de Walle's book will help teachers and students alike to find the excitement that happens when mathematics makes sense.NEW! Revises Chapter 5 on assessment--Discusses increased testing pressure and accountability, adds more information on equitable assessments, creates more explicit links between objectives and assessment, and includes assessments for students with special needs."

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Pearson New International Edition

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292034327
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For Elementary Mathematics Methods or Middle School Mathematics Methods Covers preK-8 Written by leaders in the field, this best-selling book will guide teachers as they help all PreK-8 learners make sense of math by supporting their own mathematical understanding and cultivating effective planning and instruction. Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally provides an unparalleled depth of ideas and discussion to help teachers develop a real understanding of the mathematics they will teach and the most effective methods of teaching the various mathematics topics. This text reflects the NCTM and Common Core State Standards and the benefits of problem-based mathematics instruction. It is structured for maximum flexibility, offering 23 chapters that may be mixed and matched to fit any course or teaching approach. This comprehensive, practical text offers readers a strong theoretical perspective reflecting the most current research on how students learn mathematics, ways to best teach it, and many problem-based activities to engage students. An important reference to consult throughout a teaching career, Van de Walle, Karp and Bay-William’s book helps teachers and their preK-8 students find the excitement that happens when mathematics makes sense.

Mathematics Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

Author: Mary M. Hatfield
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN: 9780470136294
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Always on the cutting-edge of mathematics teaching, the new Sixth Edition continues to integrate technology with hands-on experience and the latest research and standards. The CD packaged with this book features videos with guiding questions to analyze real teacher-student interaction in the hard-to-teach math concepts. It also includes colored patterns to download that will help readers practice hands-on manipulations as they prepare for interactive test items.

Field Experience Guide for Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: Jennifer M. Bay-Williams
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780132821131
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"Field experiences vary greatly from institution to institution. The field experiences offered in this book were designed to respond to both the variety of teacher preparation programs and the NCATE recommendation that students have the opportunity to engage in diverse activities. In addition, NCATE states that teacher candidates reflect a thorough knowledge of teaching based on professional standards." -- Publisher's website.

Visualizing Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods

Author: Joan Cohen Jones
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1118213351
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The goal of Visualizing Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods is to teach mathematics in a way that excites and motivates readers, with an accessible format that serves as an introduction to the teaching of mathematics. This text, in partnership with National Geographic, is designed to present mathematics content and pedagogy in a fresh new way. This unique approach, while maintaining necessary rigor, provides the opportunity to set aside previous beliefs about mathematics and to learn concepts and pedagogy from a new perspective. The structure of Visualizing Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods is similar to the format of other methods texts, however, it has many unique features that are designed to be engaging and make the text relevant for readers. It begins with a brief summary of the history of mathematics. Diversity is integrated into the content of every chapter, through Multicultural Perspectives in Mathematics. Several chapters include Virtual Classroom Observation Videos.

Mathematics Content for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

Author: Barbara Ridener
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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A short primer on each of the major math content areas that preservice and inservice elementary and middle school teachers are required to know. This book is an invaluable resource for the classroom teacher who needs both an overview for planning and help in answering student questions. Based broadly on the national standards, it gives the teacher general scientific information to cover most state's standards and to help prepare them for teacher certification exams. It also provides a strong overview of mathematical knowledge to allow the teacher to find information on important concepts, to see where significant moments in mathematical history fit chronologically, and to improve the teacher's understanding of mathematical ideas and concepts. Moreover, it saves professors from having to re-teach mathematics content so they can remain focused on the methods.