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ERIC Number: ED291610
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 583
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-534-08730-2
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)
Wadsworth Publishing Company, Ten David Drive, Belmont, CA 94002 ($33.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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