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The Mathematics That Every Secondary School Math Teacher Needs to Know

The Mathematics That Every Secondary School Math Teacher Needs to Know

Alan Sultan, Alice F. Artzt
August 01, 2017

Designed to help pre-service and in-service teachers gain the knowledge they need to facilitate students' understanding, competency, and interest in mathematics, the revised and updated Second Edition of this popular text and resource bridges the gap between the mathematics learned in college...

A Focus on Multiplication and Division: Bringing Research to the Classroom

A Focus on Multiplication and Division: Bringing Research to the Classroom

Elizabeth T. Hulbert, Marjorie M. Petit, Caroline B. Ebby, Elizabeth P. Cunningham, Robert E. Laird
June 20, 2017

A Focus on Multiplication and Division is a groundbreaking effort to make mathematics education research readily accessible and understandable to pre- and in-service K–6 mathematics educators. Revealing students’ thought processes with extensive annotated samples of student work and vignettes...

Integrating Research on the Graphical Representation of Functions

Integrating Research on the Graphical Representation of Functions

Thomas A. Romberg, Elizabeth Fennema, Thomas P. Carpenter
February 29, 2016

This volume focuses on the important mathematical idea of functions that, with the technology of computers and calculators, can be dynamically represented in ways that have not been possible previously. The book's editors contend that as result of recent technological developments combined with the...

Rational Numbers: An Integration of Research

Rational Numbers: An Integration of Research

Thomas P. Carpenter, Elizabeth Fennema, Thomas A. Romberg
December 18, 2015

Until recently there had been relatively little integration of programs of research on teaching, learning, curriculum, and assessment. However, in the last few years it has become increasingly apparent that a more unified program of research is needed to acquire an understanding of teaching and...

A Focus on Fractions: Bringing Research to the Classroom

A Focus on Fractions: Bringing Research to the Classroom

Marjorie M. Petit, Robert E. Laird, Edwin L. Marsden, Caroline B. Ebby
July 27, 2015

A Focus on Fractions is a groundbreaking effort to make the mathematics education research on how students develop their understanding of fraction concepts readily accessible and understandable to pre- and in-service K– 8 mathematics educators. Using extensive annotated samples of student work, as...

Becoming a Reflective Mathematics Teacher: A Guide for Observations and Self-Assessment

Becoming a Reflective Mathematics Teacher: A Guide for Observations and Self-Assessment

Alice F. Artzt, Eleanor Armour-Thomas, Frances R. Curcio, Theresa J. Gurl
June 17, 2015

Ideal for preservice mathematics teachers who are taking methods courses or are student teaching, this research-based, activity-oriented guide offers a highly effective framework for teacher reflection and self-assessment. Highlighting inquiry-based, learner-centered teaching and grounded in a...

Learning and Teaching Early Math: The Learning Trajectories Approach

Learning and Teaching Early Math: The Learning Trajectories Approach

Douglas H. Clements, Julie Sarama
April 14, 2014

In this important book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help diagnose a child’s level of mathematical understanding and provide guidance for teaching. By focusing on the inherent delight and curiosity behind...

How Chinese Teach Mathematics and Improve Teaching

How Chinese Teach Mathematics and Improve Teaching

Yeping Li, Rongjin Huang
June 19, 2013

How Chinese Teach Mathematics and Improve Teaching builds upon existing studies to examine mathematics classroom instruction in China. It combines contributions from Chinese scholars with commentary from key Western scholars to offer a truly systematic examination of some important and distinctive...

Becoming a Reflective Mathematics Teacher: A Guide for Observations and Self-Assessment

Becoming a Reflective Mathematics Teacher: A Guide for Observations and Self-Assessment

Alice F. Artzt, Eleanor Armour-Thomas, Frances R. Curcio, Theresa J. Gurl, Alice F. Artzt, Eleanor Armour-Thomas, Frances R. Curcio
December 06, 2012

Offers what every mathematics teacher educator or supervisor has been looking for. Ideally suited for use with students who are taking a methods course or who are student teaching, this activity-oriented, research-based text: Supplies detailed observation instruments that preservice teachers can...

The Impact of Reform Instruction on Student Mathematics Achievement: An Example of a Summative Evaluation of a Standards-Based Curriculum

The Impact of Reform Instruction on Student Mathematics Achievement: An Example of a Summative Evaluation of a Standards-Based Curriculum

Thomas A. Romberg, Mary C. Shafer
October 05, 2011

Summarizing data derived from a four-year combined longitudinal/ cross-sectional comparative study of the implementation of one standards-based middle school curriculum program, Mathematics in Context, this book demonstrates the challenges of conducting comparative longitudinal research in the...

Mathematics Teachers at Work: Connecting Curriculum Materials and Classroom Instruction

Mathematics Teachers at Work: Connecting Curriculum Materials and Classroom Instruction

Janine T. Remillard, Beth A. Herbel-Eisenmann, Gwendolyn M. Lloyd
August 12, 2011

This book compiles and synthesizes existing research on teachers’ use of mathematics curriculum materials and the impact of curriculum materials on teaching and teachers, with a particular emphasis on – but not restricted to – those materials developed in the 1990s in response to the NCTM’s...

Mathematics Teacher Noticing: Seeing Through Teachers' Eyes

Mathematics Teacher Noticing: Seeing Through Teachers' Eyes

Miriam Sherin, Vicki Jacobs, Randy Philipp
December 20, 2010

Mathematics Teacher Noticing is the first book to examine research on the particular type of noticing done by teachers---how teachers pay attention to and make sense of what happens in the complexity of instructional situations. In the midst of all that is happening in a classroom, where do...

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