New and Published Books
1-10 of 51 results in Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series
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 multiple perspectives in viewing and learning about some...
Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge
An Example of a Summative Evaluation of a Standards-Based Curriculum
Summarizing data derived from a four-year combined longitudinal/ cross-sectional comparative study of the implementation of one standards-based middle school curriculum program, Mathematics in Context, this book demonstrates the challenges of conducting comparative longitudinal research in the...
Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge
Connecting Curriculum Materials and Classroom Instruction
This book compiles and synthesizes existing research on teachers’ use of mathematics curriculum materials and the impact of curriculum materials on teaching and teachers, with a particular emphasis on – but not restricted to – those materials developed in the 1990s in response to the NCTM’s...
Published August 11th 2011 by Routledge
Seeing Through Teachers' Eyes
Mathematics Teacher Noticing is the first book to examine research on the particular type of noticing done by teachers---how teachers pay attention to and make sense of what happens in the complexity of instructional situations. In the midst of all that is happening in a classroom, where do...
Published December 19th 2010 by Routledge
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...
Published October 11th 2010 by Routledge
A Theory of Goal-Oriented Decision Making and its Educational Applications
Teachers try to help their students learn. But why do they make the particular teaching choices they do? What resources do they draw upon? What accounts for the success or failure of their efforts? In How We Think, esteemed scholar and mathematician, Alan H. Schoenfeld, proposes a groundbreaking...
Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge
A K-16 Perspective
A Co-Publication of Routledge for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) In recent years there has been increased interest in the nature and role of proof in mathematics education; with many mathematics educators advocating that proof should be a central part of the mathematics...
Published August 10th 2010 by Routledge
What knowledge of mathematics do secondary school math teachers need to facilitate understanding, competency, and interest in mathematics for all of their students? This unique text and resource bridges the gap between the mathematics learned in college and the mathematics taught in secondary...
Published July 27th 2010 by Routledge
Bringing Research to the Classroom
A Focus on Fractions is the first book to make cognitive research on how students develop their understanding of fraction concepts readily accessible and understandable to pre- and in-service K– 8 mathematics educators. This important resource assists teachers in translating research findings...
Published May 9th 2010 by Routledge
Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States, 2nd Edition
Studies of teachers in the U.S. often document insufficient subject matter knowledge in mathematics. Yet, these studies give few examples of the knowledge teachers need to support teaching, particularly the kind of teaching demanded by recent reforms in mathematics education. Knowing and Teaching...
Published January 24th 2010 by Routledge
Learning and Teaching Early Math: The Learning Trajectories Approach, 2nd Edition
To Be Published January 31st 2014