ERIC Number: ED291610
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Guiding Children's Learning of Mathematics. Fifth Edition.
Kennedy, Leonard M.; Tipps, Steve
This combination methods and resource book is written for preservice and inservice teachers of mathematics in the elementary school. It presents a program based on the research of the learning theories of Piaget, Brownell, Deines, Skemp, and Gagne and on successful classroom practices. The 14 chapters deal with: (1) "Mathematics in the Elementary School"; (2) "Assessment Procedures in Mathematics"; (3) "Planning for Teaching Mathematics"; (4) "Calculators and Computers"; (5) "Problem Solving"; (6) "Teaching the Foundations of Numeration"; (7) "Extending Understanding of Numbers and Numeration"; (8) "Informal Geometry"; (9) "Teaching Addition and Subtraction"; (10) "Teaching Multiplication and Division"; (11) "Fractional Numbers--Common Fractions"; (12) "Fractional Numbers--Decimal Fractions and Percent"; (13) "Measures and the Processes of Measuring"; and (14) "Tables, Graphs, and Probability." Appendices offer sources of information about math anxiety and equity; producers and distributors of mathematics courseware and learning aids; books for teachers; a guide to activities, problems and games; and an index. (PK)
Descriptors: Calculators, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Planning, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Fractions, Geometric Concepts, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Measurement, Number Concepts, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods
Wadsworth Publishing Company, Ten David Drive, Belmont, CA 94002 ($33.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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