About Teaching Mathematics: A K-8 Resource

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Math Solutions Publications, 2007 - Education - 447 pages
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Marilyn Burns’ signature resource continues to be at the forefront of current trends and practices for improving the teaching and learning of mathematics. Supporting a student-centered, problem-solving approach proven by research to best develop students’ thinking and reasoning of mathematics, Marilyn presents invaluable insights in a standards-driven, practical, and accessible manner. This essential resource includes more than 240 classroom-tested 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 - Goodreads

This 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

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User Review  - Emily Howard - Goodreads

Great ideas for manageable projects to incorporate into your math curriculum as well as a good intro to her excellent teaching philosophy, if you haven't read her work before. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Instructional Activities for the Content
6
A Perspective on Arithmetic
9
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About the author (2007)

Marilyn Burns is one of today's most respected mathematics educators. Her messages about math have reached teachers through her many books, videotapes, articles and talks, as well as her extensive program of Math Solutions courses. A former classroom teacher, Marilyn is the recipient of many awards, including the Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award from the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics and the Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Mathematics from the Association for Women in Mathematics.

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