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ERIC Number: ED286753
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 485
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-205-11076-2
Teaching Mathematics in Grades K-8. Research Based Methods.
Post, Thomas R., Ed.
This book attempts to integrate many of the major and recent research findings in mathematics education into a practical guide to mathematics teaching. It includes a variety of ideas and activities for the prospective and in-service teacher of elementary and junior high school mathematics. The book contains chapters on: (1) the nature of mathematics learning; (2) planning for mathematics instruction; (3) problem solving; (4) foundational ideas in teaching about measure; (5) arithmetic operations on whole numbers (addition and subtraction); (6) arithmetic operations on whole numbers (addition and division); (7) geometry and visual thinking; (8) estimation; (9) ratios and proportional thinking; (10) developing relationships among mathematics and other subjects (an interdisciplinary approach); (11) teaching rational number and decimal concepts; (12) calculators and computers; (13) moving to algebraic thought; (14) girls, boys, and mathematics; and (15) mathematical evaluation and remediation. (TW)
Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 7 Wells Ave., Newton, MA 02159 ($35.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A