New and Published Books
1-10 of 46 results in Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series
The Learning Trajectories Approach, 2nd Edition
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...
Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge
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...
Published June 18th 2013 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
Becoming a Reflective Mathematics Teacher: A Guide for Observations and Self-Assessment, 3rd Edition
To Be Published June 22nd 2015
A Focus on Fractions: Bringing Research to the Classroom, 2nd Edition
To Be Published August 3rd 2015