Effective teachers need to know not only “what” to teach but also “how” to teach. To that end, this practical book is geared to deepening prospective teachers' personal knowledge base while enhancing their ability to design and deliver mathematics instruction that is in line with current standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). Extensive background in the history and evolution of mathematics education sets the stage for activities, lesson plans, investigations, and assessment tools that are thoroughly grounded in the latest research. Includes numerous articles from The Mathematics Teacher and Teaching Middle School Mathematics; as well as classroom-tested problems, investigations, and instructional sequences proven effective in diverse classrooms and a variety of school situations. For future mathematics teachers.
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This is the first middle and secondary math methods book to focus on reform and the national standards. It prepares teachers for the challenge of assisting all students in reaching the highest level of mathematics according to their interest and realistic ambitions. It also provides contemporary methods of teaching mathematics—which facilitate successful instruction—with a strong understanding of the philosophy and psychology behind sound practices. Coverage includes methodology, curriculum materials, and use of technology, accompanied by many practical suggestions for implementation. Presents instructional sequences to help students see the development of concepts over a period of time. Includes the salient points of the NCTM Standards. For educators and school administrators.About the Author:
LINDA HUETINCK taught physics for over 25 years in California.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11013048833X
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M013048833X