Calculators in Mathematics Education
Discusses changes in the goals and teaching approaches of elementary and secondary mathematics brought about by the ready availability of calculators.
Culture and cognitive development: studies in mathematical understanding
Developing mathematical reasoning in grades K-12
Discusses developing mathematical reasoning in schoolchildren at all school levels, as well as reasoning through analogies and many other topics.
Ethnomathematics : challenging eurocentrism in mathematics education
The contributors identify several of the field's broad themes - reconsidering what counts as mathematical knowledge, considering interactions between culture and mathematical knowledge, and uncovering hidden and distorted histories of mathematical knowledge. The book offers a diversity of ethnomathematics perspectives that develop both theoretical and practical issues from various disciplines including mathematics, mathematics education, history, anthropology, cognitive psychology, feminist studies, and African studies written by authors from Brazil, England, Australia, Mozambique, Palestine, Belgium, and the United States.
Halves, pieces, and twoths: constructing representational contexts in teaching fractions
How students (mis-)understand science and mathematics: intuitive rules (Online)
Discusses the rules children and adults use to perform mathematics operations
How to teach Mathematics
Offers hands-on guidance for teaching mathematics in the modern classroom setting.
Inventive strategies for teaching mathematics : implementing standards for reform
Includes chapters on choosing curricula, teaching strategies, and assessment. Also includes a section on finding resources.
Math and music : harmonious connections
Interdisciplinary approach to math instruction.
Math and science across cultures : activities and investigations from the Exploratorium
Too often, the study of science, math, and technology is limited to the major successes of the Western world. Yet people all over the world have observed and explored nature and developed technologies to help them in their everyday lives. This book is designed to help teachers, parents, and youth-group leaders use hands-on activities to explore the math and science of different cultural traditions, and to make these subjects more relevant and approachable for children of all backgrounds. With instructions in this book, you can construct a Brazilian carnival instrument and investigate the science of sound, play a peg solitaire game from Madagascar and learn about mathematical patterns, experiment with a traditionally prepared cup of Chinese tea and learn about energy flow, count like an Egyptian, decipher Mayan mathematical symbols, and decode the ancient Inca number system of knotted cords.
Math at a glance : a month-by-month celebration of the numbers around us
Enables teachers and parents to show children that mathematics is not a subject to be learned in isolation -- it is found in language, literature, music, sports, geography, science, and the environment.
The math book for girls and other beings who count
Contents:The mathematics of you: Find out what math can tell you about yourself -- Shape up!: Get into shapes with math -- Party math: Put math to work for your next party - or whenever you want to have fun -- Math to the rescue: Use math to help you out of a tight spot. For grades 3-7.
Math worlds : philosophical and social studies of mathematics and mathematics education
Offers treatment of mathemaics as it relates to the philosophical and social.
The mathematical experience
Introduction to the history, philosophy, principles, and personalities of mathematics.
Mathematics classrooms that promote understanding (Online)
Describes classrooms that promote understanding with chapters on the teaching of algebra, statistics, and basic number concepts.
Mathematics for dyslexics [computer file] : a teaching handbook
Deals with teaching basic mathematical operations to dyslexics.