ERIC Number: ED474864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Mathematical Cognition: A Volume in Current Perspectives on Cognition, Learning, and Instruction.
Royer, James M., Ed.
This book deals addresses how the development of the human capacity for mathematical cognition occurs through educational experience. Chapters include: (1) "The Development of Math Competence in the Preschool and Early School Years: Cognitive Foundations and Instructional Strategies " (Sharon Griffin); (2) "Perspectives on Mathematics Strategy Development" (Martha Carr and Hillary Hettinger); (3) "Mathematical Problem Solving" (Richard E. Mayer); (4) "Learning Disabilities in Basic Mathematics: Deficits in Memory and Cognition" (David C. Geary and Mary K. Hoard); (5) "Relationships among Basic Computational Automaticity, Working Memory and Complex Mathematical Problem Solving: What We Know and What We Need to Know" (Loel T. Tronsky and James M. Royer); (6) "Mathematics Instruction: Cognitive, Affective and Existential Perspectives" (Allan Feldman); (7) "A Brief History of American K-12 Mathematics Education in the 20th Century" (David Klein); and (8) "Assessment in Mathematics: A Developmental Approach" (John Pegg). (Author/KHR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Psychology, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Learning Problems, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving
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