Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher:
ISBN: 013480208X
Release Date: 2018-01-23
Genre: Mathematics

Guide teachers to help all PreK-8 learners make sense of mathematics. Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally illustrates how children learn mathematics, and then shows pre-service teachers the most effective methods of teaching PreK-8 math through hands-on, problem-based activities. As teacher candidates engage with the activities, they boost their own knowledge of the math and learn concrete, developmentally appropriate ways to incorporate problem-based tasks in their classrooms. Examples of real student work and new common challenges and misconception tables allow readers to visualize good mathematics instruction and assessment that supports and challenges all learners. An important reference to consult throughout a teaching career, this book reflects the Common Core State Standards and NCTM’s Principles to Actions, as well as current research and coverage of the latest teaching technology. -- Provided by publisher.

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher:
ISBN: 013409591X
Release Date: 2017-02-01
Genre:

An "inquiry-based" approach to Mathematics that recognizes research and teaching that is currently taking place in Canadian classrooms. Elementary and Middle School Mathematics guides both new and experienced teachers through a basic understanding of mathematics and problem solving, and encourages them to think about their own perceptions and misconceptions about mathematics. As well, it addresses potential pitfalls, and demonstrates how teachers can foster a favourable learning environment for their students. The text covers concepts and procedures specific to mathematical topics encountered in grades K-8, using real experiences and assessment techniques to address the foundations of how children learn. The previous edition's focus on teaching through problem solving now takes a broader focus on mathematical inquiry through rich tasks and classroom discourse.

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher:
ISBN: 0134377354
Release Date: 2015-07-27
Genre:

Note: This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. Elementary and Middle School Mathematics guides both new and experienced teachers through a basic understanding of mathematics and problem solving, and encourages them to think about their own perceptions and misconceptions about mathematics. As well, it addresses potential pitfalls, and demonstrates how teachers can foster a favourable learning environment for their students. The text covers concepts and procedures specific to mathematical topics encountered in grades K-8, using real experiences and assessment techniques to address the foundations of how children learn. The previous edition's focus on teaching through problem solving now takes a broader focus on mathematical inquiry through rich tasks and classroom discourse.

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780133769647
Release Date: 2015-02-11
Genre: Education

Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Elementary and Middle School Mathematics and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0134046951. Help all Pre-K-8 learners make sense of math Written by leaders in the field, Elementary and Middle School Mathematics:Teaching Developmentally helps teacher candidates develop a real understanding of the mathematics they will teach and the most effective methods of teaching Pre-K-8 math topics. This text reflects the Common Core State Standards and NCTM’s Principles to Actions, as well as current research. Emphasis is placed on teaching math conceptually, in a problem-based, developmentally appropriate manner that supports the learning needs of all students. Pause and Reflect prompts and Activities engage pre-service teachers as they bolster their own knowledge of the math. Classroom videos and examples of real student work allow teacher candidates to visualize good mathematics instruction and assessment. An important reference to consult throughout a teaching career, this book helps teachers and their students experience the excitement that happens when math makes sense. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video, assessments, and clickable Activity Sheets and Blackline Masters. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Pearson New International Edition

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292034324
Release Date: 2013-08-27
Genre: Education

For Elementary Mathematics Methods or Middle School Mathematics Methods Covers preK-8 Written by leaders in the field, this best-selling book will guide teachers as they help all PreK-8 learners make sense of math by supporting their own mathematical understanding and cultivating effective planning and instruction. Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally provides an unparalleled depth of ideas and discussion to help teachers develop a real understanding of the mathematics they will teach and the most effective methods of teaching the various mathematics topics. This text reflects the NCTM and Common Core State Standards and the benefits of problem-based mathematics instruction. It is structured for maximum flexibility, offering 23 chapters that may be mixed and matched to fit any course or teaching approach. This comprehensive, practical text offers readers a strong theoretical perspective reflecting the most current research on how students learn mathematics, ways to best teach it, and many problem-based activities to engage students. An important reference to consult throughout a teaching career, Van de Walle, Karp and Bay-William’s book helps teachers and their preK-8 students find the excitement that happens when mathematics makes sense.

Field Experience Guide for Elementary and Middle School Mathematics

Author: Jennifer M. Bay-Williams
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0132821133
Release Date: 2011-12
Genre: Education

"Field experiences vary greatly from institution to institution. The field experiences offered in this book were designed to respond to both the variety of teacher preparation programs and the NCATE recommendation that students have the opportunity to engage in diverse activities. In addition, NCATE states that teacher candidates reflect a thorough knowledge of teaching based on professional standards." -- Publisher's website.

Mathematics Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

Author: Mary M. Hatfield
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN: 0470136294
Release Date: 2007-11-02
Genre: Mathematics

Always on the cutting-edge of mathematics teaching, the new Sixth Edition continues to integrate technology with hands-on experience and the latest research and standards. The CD packaged with this book features videos with guiding questions to analyze real teacher-student interaction in the hard-to-teach math concepts. It also includes colored patterns to download that will help readers practice hands-on manipulations as they prepare for interactive test items.

Visualizing Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods

Author: Joan Cohen Jones
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 9781118213353
Release Date: 2011-08-22
Genre: Education

The goal of Visualizing Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods is to teach mathematics in a way that excites and motivates readers, with an accessible format that serves as an introduction to the teaching of mathematics. This text, in partnership with National Geographic, is designed to present mathematics content and pedagogy in a fresh new way. This unique approach, while maintaining necessary rigor, provides the opportunity to set aside previous beliefs about mathematics and to learn concepts and pedagogy from a new perspective. The structure of Visualizing Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods is similar to the format of other methods texts, however, it has many unique features that are designed to be engaging and make the text relevant for readers. It begins with a brief summary of the history of mathematics. Diversity is integrated into the content of every chapter, through Multicultural Perspectives in Mathematics. Several chapters include Virtual Classroom Observation Videos.

Mathematics Content for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

Author: Barbara Ridener
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: UVA:X004769436
Release Date: 2003-09-01
Genre: Education

A short primer on each of the major math content areas that preservice and inservice elementary and middle school teachers are required to know. This book is an invaluable resource for the classroom teacher who needs both an overview for planning and help in answering student questions. Based broadly on the national standards, it gives the teacher general scientific information to cover most state's standards and to help prepare them for teacher certification exams. It also provides a strong overview of mathematical knowledge to allow the teacher to find information on important concepts, to see where significant moments in mathematical history fit chronologically, and to improve the teacher's understanding of mathematical ideas and concepts. Moreover, it saves professors from having to re-teach mathematics content so they can remain focused on the methods.

Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools

Author: W. George Cathcart
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0130483435
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Education

This K through 8 methods book clearly links the teaching theories and techniques it proscribes to the most current NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Skillfully blending theory and practice, these authors focus reader attention on understanding the underpinnings of the mathematics they will be teaching, while at the same time showing them how to create an environment that supports children's learning and encourages children to reason, make connections, and solve problems. Activities, problems for solution, videos, and a succession of valuable “links” throughout the chapters actively involve future teachers in the same type of learning their students will be doing. This book provides a strong emphasis on the middle school that significantly expands the book's applicability. It covers ways to interact with children while doing mathematics and ensures future teachers begin their careers with a firm grounding in expected knowledge and a thorough understanding of evaluation criteria. For professionals in the field of teaching.

Teaching Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Using the MSA Approach

Author: Shuhua An
Publisher:
ISBN: 0981996647
Release Date: 2017-08-01
Genre:

This book is designed for elementary and middle school mathematics methods courses and for K-8 mathematics teacher professional development programs. It describes a new cognitive mathematics teaching and learning method: Model-Strategy-Application (MSA) approach. The aim of this book is to help pre-service and in-service teachers develop deep pedagogical content knowledge in a structured and systematic manner, and supports them in teaching mathematics and assessing student thinking effectively. The book focuses on developing students' mathematics proficiency in the three components of conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and competence in word problem solving through the MSA approach in every content area. To help students learn a mathematics concept with deep understanding, a variety of concrete or visual models are developed to address the mathematics concept; to build fluency in procedure and computation corresponding to the concept, various computational strategies including basic and specific techniques are developed; to learn how to apply the conceptual understanding and strategies to word problem solving, applications of different types and levels of word problems are introduced.

Literacy Strategies for Improving Mathematics Instruction

Author: Joan M. Kenney
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 9781416602309
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

Provides teachers with classroom-proven ways to prepare students to be successful math learners by teaching the vocabulary and comprehension skills needed to understand mathematics.

Elementary School Mathematics

Author: John A. Van de Walle
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: UCSC:32106018113511
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Mathematics

Elementary School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally, Second Edition, provides detailed, comprehensive coverage of the teaching of mathematics in grades K-8. Firmly grounded in the NCTM Standards, the text develops a constructivist/developmental approach to learning mathematics that focuses on the nature of mathematical concepts and the manner in which children construct mathematical ideas. It aims to help teachers reconceptualize mathematics as a problem-solving endeavor not as a mastery of rules and procedures. An accessible synthesis of viewpoints and current research, this highly praised text includes topics ranging from the development of basic fact mastery to the important development of "number sense"--All the while encouraging teachers to consider the construction of mathematics from the child's perspective. In-depth treatment of curriculum content teaching, combined with hundreds of teaching activities aimed at conceptual development, makes Elementary School Mathematics a practical teacher's resource as well as a college text. Elementary School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally, Second Edition, features: greater emphasis on the NCTM Curriculum Standards and the Professional Teaching Standards as the leading forces in mathematics education; a new chapter on mathematics as a "science of pattern and order"; a completely rewritten chapter on alternative assessment; expanded and improved problem-solving examples; enhanced coverage of grades 7 and 8; even more black-line masters with directions for making other useful materials; and an Instructor's Manual with instructional suggestions, activities for group homework, practicum ideas, and essay questions.