About Teaching Mathematics: A K8 ResourceMarilyn Burns’ signature resource continues to be at the forefront of current trends and practices for improving the teaching and learning of mathematics. Supporting a studentcentered, problemsolving approach proven by research to best develop students’ thinking and reasoning of mathematics, Marilyn presents invaluable insights in a standardsdriven, practical, and accessible manner. This essential resource includes more than 240 classroomtested activities and presents the content and pedagogy teachers need to understand the math they are responsible for teaching, use effective teaching strategies, and improve students’ understanding and achievement. The book is organized in five comprehensive parts: “Raising the Issues”; “Instruction Activities for the Content Standards”; “Teaching Arithmetic”; “Mathematical Discussions”; and “Questions Teachers Ask.” 
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User Review  S Agung  GoodreadsThis is a recommended good book for one who wants to teach mathematics in schools. I read this while I was primary school teacher. Now, I use this book as a reference to train other teachers. Read full review
Review: About Teaching Mathematics 036068
User Review  GoodreadsThis is a recommended good book for one who wants to teach mathematics in schools. I read this while I was primary school teacher. Now, I use this book as a reference to train other teachers. Read full review
Contents
Introduction  3 
Instructional Activities for the Content  6 
A Perspective on Arithmetic  9 
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