Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Fractions, Decimals, And Percents by Catherine Twomey FosnotYoung Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Fractions, Decimals, And Percents by Catherine Twomey Fosnot

Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Fractions, Decimals, And Percents

byCatherine Twomey Fosnot, Maarten Dolk

Paperback | March 26, 2002

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Fosnot and Dolk focus on how children in grades 5-8 construct their knowledge of fractions, decimals and percent.  Their book describes and illustrates what learning math means; contrasts word problems with true problematic situations that support investigations and inquiry, and offers strategies for turning classrooms into workshops.

 

The authors also explore how children develop ideas and strategies for fractions, decimals and their equivalents and they describe how to strengthen performance and portfolio assesment.

Title:Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Fractions, Decimals, And PercentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.47 inPublished:March 26, 2002Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0325003556

ISBN - 13:9780325003559

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Table of Contents


1. "Mathematics" or "Mathematizing"?
2. The Landscape of Learning
3. Equivalence on the Horizon
4. Developing Part/Whole Big Ideas and Strategies
5. Developing Mathematical Models
6. Algorithms Versus Number Sense
7. Developing Efficient Computation with Minilessons
8. Assessment
9. Teachers as Mathematicians