9780801318665

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics : Teaching Developmentally

  • ISBN 13:

    9780801318665

  • ISBN 10:

    0801318661

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/01/1997
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

John A. Van de Walle has written a book that helps readers make sense of mathematics and become confident in their ability to teach mathematics to children K to 8. Elementatry and Middle School Mathematics consists of 16 chapters reflecting the view that all mathematics can be taught through a problem-solving approach that motivates children and builds their confidence as they learn. This book thoroughly discusses the new standards and clearly develops four key aspects of teaching mathematics: the nature of mathematics as a science of pattern and order; an understanding of how children learn mathematics; a problem solving view of teaching mathematics; and specific methods for integrating assessment with instruction. Simple yet effective classroom activities are woven throughout the chapters as well as suggestions for technology and literature.

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