Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers


Author: Ricardo D. Fierro
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0538493631
Category: Mathematics
Page: 976
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Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers is designed to give you a profound understanding of the mathematical content that you are expected to know and be able to teach. The chapters integrate the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards and Expectations and the new Common Core State Standards, as well as research literature. The five NCTM Process Standards of problem solving, reasoning and proof, communication, connections, and representation highlight ways that teachers present content, the ways that students learn content, and various ways that students can demonstrate procedural and conceptual understanding. The worked examples and homework questions provide prospective elementary school teachers with opportunities to develop mathematical knowledge, understanding, and skills that they can apply in their own classrooms effectively. The learning path begins with the Where Are We Going? Chapter Openers, worked Examples with Yellow Markers that indicate the Process Standards throughout the text, to the Concept Maps, to the Section Question Sets with their refreshers of Process Standards, to the Chapter Organizers with Learning Outcomes and a list of the corresponding Review Questions, and finally, conclude at the Chapter Tests with their overarching Learning Outcomes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers


Author: Tom Bassarear,Meg Moss
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305545052
Category: Mathematics
Page: 704
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MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS, 6E offers future teachers a comprehensive mathematics course designed to foster concept development through examples, investigations, and explorations. In this text, intended for the one- or two-semester course required of Education majors, Bassarear demonstrates that there are many paths to solving a problem, and sometimes problems have more than one solution. The author presents real-world problems—problems that require active learning in a method similar to how archaeologists explore an archaeological find: they carefully uncover the site, slowly revealing more and more of the structure. Visual icons throughout the main text allow instructors to easily connect content to the hands-on activities in the corresponding Explorations Manual. With this exposure, future teachers will be better able to assess student needs using diverse approaches. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers: A Process Approach


Author: Mark A. Freitag
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0618610081
Category: Mathematics
Page: 1104
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Freitag's MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS: A PROCESS APPROACH was developed using the five Content Standards from the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Traditionally, books for pre-service elementary teachers have focused on problem solving. However, problem solving is not the only process through which mathematics is learned. It is also learned through mathematical reasoning, communication, representation, and connections. Recent trends in mathematics education now advocate implementing all five processes as a vital part of learning and doing mathematics. Consequently, you need to have concrete experiences with these processes that you will be required to teach. The goal of this book is to treat each of the processes equitably by using an approach in which the five processes serve as the central pedagogical theme. Most of the examples, exercises, and activities are designed to either model the processes or to directly engage you in working with them. As a result, you will not only come to understand the different processes, but also appreciate them as an integral to learning and doing mathematics. If this broader view can be instilled, you are more likely to give your students a more well-rounded and holistic view of mathematics once you enter the classroom. The content of the book is directly related to the mathematics that is taught in grades K - 8. The purpose is not to reteach elementary mathematics. Rather, the intent is to look at the content from a theoretical or generalized point of view, so that you can better understand the concepts and processes behind the mathematics you will teach. In short, the book focuses on the why behind the mathematics in addition to the how. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers


Author: Phares G. O'Daffer,Randall Charles,Thomas Cooney
Publisher: Addison Wesley
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 807
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Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers, 2/e, provides a unique opportunity for students to develop a clear understanding of mathematical concepts, procedures, and processes, to communicate these ideas to others, and to apply them to the real world.The goal is to achieve the optimum balance between presenting a thorough development of mathematical content and presenting it in a way that is understandable by students. The material has been revised so that it powerfully embodies the new Principles and Standards for School Mathematics of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Explorations, Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers


Author: Tom Bassarear,Meg Moss
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781305112834
Category: Education
Page: 352
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This manual contains open-ended activities for students to practice and apply the knowledge learned from the main text. When students begin teaching, they can use the activities as models in their own classrooms.

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers


Author: Phares O'Daffer,Randall Charles,Thomas Cooney,John Dossey,Jane Schielack
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 9780201795301
Category: Mathematics
Page: N.A
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Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers, 2/e, provides a unique opportunity for students to develop a clear understanding of mathematical concepts, procedures, and processes, to communicate these ideas to others, and to apply them to the real world.The goal is to achieve the optimum balance between presenting a thorough development of mathematical content and presenting it in a way that is understandable by students. The material has been revised so that it powerfully embodies the new Principles and Standards for School Mathematics of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers


Author: Addison Wesley,Rick Billstein,Shlomo Libeskind,Johnny W. Lott
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman
ISBN: 9780321442321
Category: Mathematics
Page: N.A
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This best-selling text continues as a comprehensive, skills-based resource for future teachers. In this edition, students will benefit from additional emphasis on active and collaborative learning. Revised and updated contents will better prepare your students for the day when they will be teachers with students of their own.

Reconceptualizing Mathematics For Elementary School Teachers


Author: Judith Sowder
Publisher: W H Freeman & Company
ISBN: 9781429252577
Category: Education
Page: 130
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A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers


Author: Rick Billstein,Shlomo Libeskind,Johnny W. Lott
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780321783264
Category: Education
Page: 1056
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This edition features the exact same content as the traditional book in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value--this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. More than 350,000 students have prepared for teaching mathematics with A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers since its first edition, and it remains the gold standard today. This book not only helps students learn the material by promoting active learning and developing skills and concepts-it also provides an invaluable reference to future teachers by including professional development features and discussions of today's standards. The Eleventh Edition is streamlined to keep students focused on what is most important. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have been integrated into the book to keep current with educational developments. To see available supplements that will enliven your course with activities, classroom videos, and professional development for future teachers, visit www.pearsonhighered.com/teachingmath This package contains: Books a la Carte for A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers, Eleventh Edition