Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools: A Learner-Centered Approach (4th Edition)

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9780131700598: Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools: A Learner-Centered Approach (4th Edition)

For Mathematics Methods in Elementary School courses. The first methods textbook to show readers how NCTM Principles and Standards drive mathematics instruction is now the first to take you right into the math classroom to examine children's reasoning and see its implications for teaching. This thoroughly revised edition illustrates how to create a learner-centered classroom that allows the reader to nurture a child's ability to communicate mathematical thinking and link that knowledge to developmentally appropriate teaching practices. A strong focus on NCTM Standards, developing tools for teaching, and its manageable length ensures readers will use this book as a reference well into their first years of teaching. Connecting to the Standards sections use the Annenberg/CPB videos and IMAP CD clips to demonstrate how to teach to the NCTM content and process standards. Illustrates for readers how to easily integrate daily classroom implementation of the NCTM content and process standards to meet state and school district mandates. Standards Matrix tables open each chapter clearly outlining the developmentally appropriate standards each chapter covers. Readers make connections between chapter content and professional standards, and use a basis for portfolio development, and a rich reference resource for their first classroom. Standards Links - connect the NCTM Standards to the mathematical concepts addressed in the text Readers become familiar with standards accountability that will assist them in lesson planning. Manipulatives are now located in the back of every copy of the book and available online

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This thoroughly revised edition of Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools, Fifth Edition continues to illustrate how to create a leaner-centered classroom with a strengthened pedagogical thread around mathematical thinking, content understanding, and formative assessment.

 

This new edition helps teachers learn to analyze children’s mathematical thinking in spoken and written work in order to adapt instruction more effectively through:

  • opening pre-assessments of mathematics topics in the content area chapters,
  • classroom vignettes,
  • video that examines children’s mathematical reasoning including clips from the well-known IMAP: Integrating Mathematics and Pedagogy to Illustrate Children’s Reasoning project and additional classroom video
  • discussion of children's common mathematical misunderstandings, and
  • new sample lesson plans that tie back to pre-assessment topics.

In addition, the book supports high-quality mathematics teaching by emphasizing NCTM Standards and Curriculum Focal Points throughout. With its manageable length, practical strategies and activities to do in the classroom, and NCTM standards focus, this book will prove a valuable reference for readers well beyond their first years of teaching elementary mathematics.

 

Key Features of this Edition

  • NEW! Expanded emphasis on NCTM Standards and Curriculum Focal Points including discussion of the Focal Points in Ch , chapter-opening Connecting With the Standards feature outlining the relevant NCTM Principles and Standards and Curriculum Focal Points, Content Standards boxes and Principles and Standards links throughout the chapters, and Focal Point connections in sample lesson plans underscore content and processes of high quality mathematics teaching.
  • NEW! Assessing Mathematics Understanding features at the beginning of each content chapter (Chs. 5-17) offer teacher candidates an opportunity to pre-assess their own understanding of particular content, as well as a tool to pre-assess student understanding with guidance on interpreting the results and a chart identifying follow-up steps.
  • NEW! Sample Lesson Plans in every chapter outline how to use pre-assessment results to plan instruction in line with NCTM standards to meet children's needs (chs. 5-17)
  • NEW! Special icon highlights Strategies to Reach All Students appearing in select activities that particularly support English Language Learners and students with special needs.
  • Revised! Examining Children’s Reasoning features explores children’s problem solving strategies, examines what it says about their math understanding and misconceptions, and draws connections to teaching strategies.
  • NEW!  Annotations for MyEducationLab   A rich online resource of assignments and activities incorporating real videos directly correlated with the text encourages the development of the skills and dispositions necessary for success in the elementary math classroom.

About the Author:

About the Lead Author   Nadine Bezuk is a Professor of Mathematics Education in the School of Teacher Education at San Diego State University. As a former elementary, middle and high school mathematics teacher prior to teaching at the university level, Nadine brings a strong understanding of the needs of teachers to her writing. She is one of the founders of the Professional Development Collaborative, which works with teachers in the San Diego area to develop a deeper understanding of mathematics and science ideas and concpets that can be incorporated into their classrooms, and helped to design the Mathematical Specialist Certificate Program at SDSU. Nadine currently serves as the Executive Director of the Association of Mathematic Teacher Educators (AMTE and is a regular speaker at NCTM conferences.

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