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Mathematics Education

  1. Teaching Secondary Mathematics

    4th Edition

    By David Rock, Douglas K. Brumbaugh

    Solidly grounded in up-to-date research, theory and technology, Teaching Secondary Mathematics is a practical, student-friendly, and popular text for secondary mathematics methods courses. It provides clear and useful approaches for mathematics teachers, and shows how concepts typically found in a...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Statistics for K-8 Educators

    By Robert Rosenfeld

    This book offers an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics tailored to the teaching and research needs of K-8 educators. Using statistics to tell a story, veteran teacher educator Robert Rosenfeld pushes readers away from simply performing a calculation to truly understanding the...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Learning to Read the Numbers

    Integrating Critical Literacy and Critical Numeracy in K-8 Classrooms A Co-Publication of The National Council of Teachers of English and Routledge

    By David J. Whitin, Phyllis E. Whitin

    Being a critical reader of numerical information is an integral part of being literate in today’s data-drenched world. Uniquely addressing both mathematics and language issues, this text shows how critical readers dig beneath the surface of data to better evaluate their usefulness and to understand...

    Published August 30th 2010 by Routledge

  4. How Chinese Teach Mathematics and Improve Teaching

    Edited by Yeping Li, Rongjin Huang

    Series: 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Mathematics Teacher Noticing

    Seeing Through Teachers' Eyes

    Edited by Miriam Sherin, Vicki Jacobs, Randy Philipp

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    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 20th 2010 by Routledge

  6. How We Think

    A Theory of Goal-Oriented Decision Making and its Educational Applications

    By Alan H. Schoenfeld

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    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 5th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Mathematics that Every Secondary School Math Teacher Needs to Know

    By Alan Sultan, Alice F. Artzt

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    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 28th 2010 by Routledge

  8. A Focus on Fractions

    Bringing Research to the Classroom

    By Marjorie M. Petit, Robert E. Laird, Edwin L. Marsden, Caroline B. Ebby

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    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 10th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics

    Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States, 2nd Edition

    By Liping Ma

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Unlocking Mathematics Teaching

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Valsa Koshy, Jean Murray

    Now in a fully updated second edition, Unlocking Mathematics Teaching is a comprehensive guide to teaching mathematics in the primary school. Combining theory and practice, selected experts outline the current context of mathematics education. They suggest strategies, activities and examples to...

    Published March 16th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Geometry as Objective Science in Elementary School Classrooms

    Mathematics in the Flesh

    By Wolff-Michael Roth

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This study examines the origins of geometry in and out of the intuitively given everyday lifeworlds of children in a second-grade mathematics class. These lifeworlds, though pre-geometric, are not without model objects that denote and come to anchor geometric idealities that they...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  12. Embracing Mathematics

    On Becoming a Teacher and Changing with Mathematics

    By Peter Appelbaum, with David Scott Allen

    This alternative textbook for courses on teaching mathematics asks teachers and prospective teachers to reflect on their relationships with mathematics and how these relationships influence their teaching and the experiences of their students. Applicable to all levels of schooling, the book covers...

    Published May 13th 2008 by Routledge

  13. Handbook of International Research in Mathematics Education

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Lyn D. English, David Kirshner

    The second edition continues the mission of bringing together important new mathematics education research that makes a difference in both theory and practice. It updates and extends the Handbook’s original key themes and issues for international research in mathematics education for the 21st...

    Published June 19th 2008 by Routledge