This leading mathematics text for elementary and middle school educators helps you quickly develop a true understanding of mathematical concepts. It integrates rich problem-solving strategies with relevant topics and extensive opportunities for hands-on experience. By progressing from the concrete to the pictorial to the abstract, Musser captures the way math is generally taught in elementary schools.
This title will give you all the essentials mathematics teachers need for teaching at the elementary and middle school levels:
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This leading text covers all the essential mathematics students need for teaching at the elementary and middle school levels. Among its key strengths are its richness in problem- solving strategies, integrity and flow of mathematics, relevance of topics and extensive pedagogy and problem sets. Unlike similar texts that follow a typical "math majors progression," this text follows the progression of elementary school math curricula considered more suitable for elementary teachers. Another noteworthy feature is the text's emphasis on the NCTM standards; not only does it incorporate the standards in problem sets and discussion, it teaches students the relevance of the standards and how they reflect current research in mathematics.From the Back Cover:
When you truly understand mathematical concepts, it's like magic...
This book was written to help you increase your mathematical knowledge and confidence, and appreciate the beauty and excitement of the mathematical world. With this Seventh Edition of Musser, Burger, and Peterson's best-selling textbook and its accompanying ancillaries, you can develop a deep understanding of concepts central to elementary mathematics as well as experience the magic of mathematics.
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