Number and Operations: Building a system of tens

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Dale Seymour Publication, 1999 - Education - 151 pages
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Illustrates students solving problems and explores their thinking to discover what they understand and misunderstand about place value in our base ten number system. Examines how this understanding affects their work with computation. Filmed in a variety of classroom settings with children and teachers of different races and ethnic groups and a balance of girls and boys.

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Review: Building A System Of Tens: Casebook: Numbers and Operations (Developing Mathematical Ideas)

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As a stand alone book, this is just ok... however, the class that goes with it is AMAZING!! Definitely something I'll be going back and referencing with my teachers this year. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
Recognizing and keeping track of groups of 10 while operating
19
Written numerals and the structure of tens and ones
43
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About the author (1999)

Deborah Schifter is Principal Research Scientist at the Education Development Center (EDC) where she leads a range of projects concerning professional development in mathematics and research into student learning. Working with a variety of colleagues, she is coauthor of Reconstructing Mathematics Education, Developing Mathematical Ideas, The Mathematical Education of Teachers, and the Second Edition of Investigations in Number, Data, and Space. She also edited What's Happening in Math Class? (an anthology of teacher writing) and is co-editor of A Research Companion to the NCTM Standards. Deborah loves learning from the teachers with whom she works.

Virginia Bastable has been the Director of the SummerMath for Teachers Program at Mount Holyoke College since 1993. She taught middle school and high school mathematics for more than twenty years. She is coauthor of the Developing Mathematical Ideas professional development curriculum and the Second Edition of Investigations in Number, Data, and Space. Dr. Bastable particularly enjoys helping others to discover their interest and abilities in mathematics, even if those interests and abilities have been blunted by past negative experiences with the subject.

Susan Jo Russell is a principal scientist at the Education Research Collaborative at TERC. Following ten years of classroom teaching and coaching in elementary schools, Dr. Russell directed projects focused on mathematics professional development, research on students' and teachers' understanding of mathematics, and mathematics curriculum. She co-directed the development of the NSF-funded elementary curriculum, Investigations in Number, Data, and Space and the professional development materials, Developing Mathematical Ideas. Her recent work is on supporting teachers to integrate a focus on generalizing about the operations into their core arithmetic instruction.

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