Elementary and middle school mathematics: teaching developmentallyThis leading K8 math methods book has the most coverage of the NCTM standards, the strongest coverage of middle school mathematics, and the highest student approval of any math methods book currently available.Elementary and Middle School Mathematics provides an unparalleled depth of ideas and discussion to help readers develop a real understanding of the mathematics they teach. John Van de Walle, one of the foremost experts on how children learn mathematics, finds that 80 percent of the students who purchase this book keep it for reference when they begin their professional teaching careers. This book reflects the NCTM Principles and Standards and the benefits of constructivistor studentcenteredmathematics instruction. Improvements for the sixth edition include sections on planning for a diverse classroom and a completely new section addressing planning in a classroom where there are English language learners. 
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User Review  Patty  GoodreadsThe absolute best resource for "best practices" and content in mathematics. My dream would be that all math educators embraced and delivered instruction according to J Van de Walle. Read full review
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User Review  Meg  GoodreadsI actually used the 7th edition with my students this past semester but either way, this is a terrific book for preservice teachers! The author(s) introduce preservice teachers to think about ... Read full review
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A PreKto12 Perspective  3 
REFLECTIONS ON CHAPTER 1  9 
INDEX  10 
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