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  1. Spatial Reasoning in the Early Years

    Principles, Assertions, and Speculations

    Edited by Brent Davis, Donna Kotsopoulos, Michelle Drefs, Krista Francis

    Over the past several years, “spatial reasoning” has gained renewed prominence among mathematics educators, as spatial skills are proving to be a predictor of not just mathematics achievement, but future success in science, technology, and engineering. Through a careful blend of theory and practice...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Math Teachers Know

    Profound Understanding of Emergent Mathematics

    By Brent Davis, Moshe Renert

    What sorts of mathematics competencies must teachers have in order to teach the discipline well? This book offers a novel take on the question. Most research is focused on explicit knowledge–that is, on the sorts of insights that might be specified, catalogued, taught, and tested. In contrast, this...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Engaging Minds

    Changing Teaching in Complex Times, 2nd Edition

    By Brent Davis, Dennis Sumara, Rebecca Luce-Kapler

    Engaging Minds is an introduction to current interdisciplinary studies of teaching and learning to teach. It offers practical suggestions for teachers in the context of critical examinations of assumptions and norms that frame formal education. Topics include: knowing beliefs about the nature...

    Published July 27th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Complexity and Education

    Inquiries Into Learning, Teaching, and Research

    By Brent Davis, Dennis Sumara

    This book explores the contributions, actual and potential, of complexity thinking to educational research and practice. While its focus is on the theoretical premises and the methodology, not specific applications, the aim is pragmatic--to present complexity thinking as an important and...

    Published March 28th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Inventions of Teaching

    A Genealogy

    By Brent Davis

    Inventions of Teaching: A Genealogy is a powerful examination of current metaphors for and synonyms of teaching. It offers an account of the varied and conflicting influences and conceptual commitments that have contributed to contemporary vocabularies--and that are in some ways maintained by those...

    Published January 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  6. Engaging Minds

    Learning and Teaching in A Complex World

    By Brent Davis, Dennis J. Sumara, Rebecca Luce-Kapler

    Engaging Minds: Learning and Teaching in a Complex World involves readers in a stimulating, informative, comprehensive exploration of teaching and learning. It prompts examinations of the complexities of learning, pedagogy, and schooling while refusing simplistic notions or unresolvable tensions...

    Published June 12th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Mathematics

    Toward a Sound Alternative

    By Brent Davis

    Series: Critical Education Practice

    This book presents an approach to the teaching of mathematics that departs radically from conventional prescription-oriented and management-based methods. It brings together recent developments in such diverse fields as continental and pragmatist philosophy, enactivist thought, critical...

    Published March 1st 1996 by Routledge

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