Teaching and Learning Mathematics: Pre-Kindergarten through Middle School by Linda Jensen SheffieldTeaching and Learning Mathematics: Pre-Kindergarten through Middle School by Linda Jensen Sheffield

Teaching and Learning Mathematics: Pre-Kindergarten through Middle School

byLinda Jensen Sheffield, Douglas E. Cruikshank

Paperback | March 29, 2004

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Help students make sense of mathematics

Rather than merely discussing how to improve students’ ability to do mathematics, this fifth edition focuses on helping them make sense of mathematics. Based on research on the functioning of the mind as it engages in learning, the text supports teachers as they promote mathematical understanding, strengthen students’ abilities to think, and help students to attain computational fluency.

Features

  • A rich collection of ready-to-use learning activities
  • Fully integrated language and intent of Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (PSSM).
  • A greater emphasis on problem solving and higher-level thinking A greater focus on teaching mathematics to diverse learners
  • Descriptions of a variety of promising and effective mathematics programs for the K – 8 levels
Title:Teaching and Learning Mathematics: Pre-Kindergarten through Middle SchoolFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 11.06 × 8.54 × 0.83 inPublished:March 29, 2004Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471151602

ISBN - 13:9780471151609

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Table of Contents

1. Preparing to Teach Mathematics

2. Children and Mathematics

3. Organizing for Mathematics Instruction

4. Reasoning, Solving, Posing and Extended Problems

5. Attaching Meaning to Numbers

6. Teaching and Learning Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers and Integers

7. Teaching and Learning Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers and Integers

8. Attaching Meaning to Rational Numbers

9. Teaching and Learning Operations with Rational Numbers

10. Teaching and Learning Algebra

11. Teaching and Learning Geometry

12. Teaching and Learning Measurement

13. Teaching and Learning Data Analysis and Probability

Appendix A

Suppliers of Manipulative Materials, Books, Calculators, and Computer Software

Appendix B

Blackline Masters

Index