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Nieto, Sonia; López, Alicia – Teachers College Press, 2019

A must read for new teachers and seasoned practitioners, this unique book presents Sonia Nieto and Alicia López, mother and daughter writing about the trajectories, vision, and values that brought them to teaching, including the ups and downs they have experienced and the reasons why they have stubbornly remained in one of the oldest, most…

Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers

Adler, Jill, Ed.; Sfard, Anna, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2016

"Research for Educational Change" presents ways in which educational research can fulfil its commitments to educational practice. Focussing its discussion within the context of mathematics education, it argues that while research-generated insights can have beneficial effects on learning and teaching, the question of how these effects…

Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Research, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction

Sluder, J. Brandon; Howard-Shaughnessy, Candice – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2015

Cardiovascular fitness is an important aspect of overall fitness, health, and wellness, and running can be an excellent lifetime physical activity. One of the most simple and effective means of exercise, running raises heart rate in a short amount of time and can be done with little to no cost for equipment. There are many benefits to running,…

Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Elementary School Students, Intermediate Grades

Berlin, Donna F., Ed.; White, Arthur L., Ed. – International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education (NJ3), 2010

The chapters in this book reflect the work of science and mathematics educators who have worked for many years at the international level. As members of the International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education, their work provides readers with issues, models, practices, and research results that have applicability and…

Descriptors: Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Research and Development, Mathematics Education

Anthony, Glenda; Walshaw, Margaret – UNESCO International Bureau of Education, 2009

This booklet focuses on effective mathematics teaching. Drawing on a wide range of research, it describes the kinds of pedagogical approaches that engage learners and lead to desirable outcomes. The aim of the booklet is to deepen the understanding of practitioners, teacher educators, and policy makers and assist them to optimize opportunities for…

Descriptors: Educational Policy, Teaching Methods, Best Practices, Mathematics Education

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Williams, Nancy B.; Wynne, Brian D. – Mathematics Teacher, 2000

Describes a project that utilizes journal writing in the mathematics classroom. Journals are a valuable form of assessment for students and teachers and furnish concrete feedback on a student's understanding of a mathematical concept. (ASK)

Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Journal Writing, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction

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Bishop, Alan J. – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 1989

Describes the understanding, nature, and meaning of mathematical culture and the implications of mathematical culture for mathematics education. (YP)

Descriptors: College Mathematics, Cultural Influences, Cultural Traits, Higher Education

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Ridgway, Jim; Passey, Don – Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 1995

Reports on a study of the mathematical needs of engineering apprentices in the United Kingdom. Finds that mathematical skills learned in general education programs do not meet requirements of the engineering profession. Recommends changes in mathematics education. (CFR)

Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering

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D'Ambrosio, Beatriz S. – Mathematics Teacher, 1995

Classroom discourse can nurture students' appreciation of mathematics as a community activity by involving students in defining the curriculum, engaging in authentic mathematical inquiry, and using the history of mathematics to understand how mathematical thought develops in society. (MKR)

Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Mathematics Education, Mathematics History

Kurubacak, Gulsun, Ed.; Altinpulluk, Hakan, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017

Novel trends and innovations have enhanced contemporary educational environments. When applied properly, these computing advances can create enriched learning opportunities for students. "Mobile Technologies and Augmented Reality in Open Education" is a pivotal reference source for the latest academic research on the integration of…

Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices

Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. – 2003

This document is comprised of three publications of the early childhood section of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education: (1) prekindergarten mathematics standards; (2) a teacher's guide for early mathematics; and (3) a parent's handbook for early mathematics. The standards, developed by a broad-based group of individuals…

Descriptors: Academic Standards, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Objectives, Mathematics Education

Sobel, Max A., Ed. – 1988

This collection of readings is primarily addressed to the teachers of the academically talented in mathematics. The readings touch upon a variety of topics, with a special focus on problem solving, applications and mathematical structure. The introductory article discusses the role of enrichment in teaching mathematics. The remaining four sections…

Descriptors: Class Activities, Clubs, Enrichment, Enrichment Activities

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Morse, Amy B.; Wagner, Polly – Teaching Children Mathematics, 1998

Presents information on a seminar called "Developing Mathematical Ideas" with the goal of piloting a new curriculum and charting a new path for parents, schools, and children in mathematics. Explores central issues in the development of constructive, thoughtful, and generative relationships between parents and school community through parents'…

Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Parent Conferences

Clements, Douglas H., Ed.; DiBiase, Ann-Marie, Ed.; Sarama, Julie, Ed. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2004

This book brings together the combined wisdom of a diverse group of experts involved with early childhood mathematics. The book originates from the landmark 2000 Conference on Standards for Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Mathematics Education, attended by representatives from almost every state developing standards for young children's…

Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Mathematics Teachers, Guidelines, Young Children

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Imai, Toshihiro – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2000

Aims to find the influence of overcoming fixation in mathematical problem-solving towards divergent thinking in open-ended mathematics problems. Presents findings from an investigation of Japanese junior high school students. Reports that students who can overcome fixation in mathematics can contribute varied and original ideas in open-ended…

Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Education, Problem Solving