About teaching mathematics: a K-8 resource

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Math Solutions Publications, Sep 4, 2007 - Education - 447 pages
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A compendium of more than 240 classroom-tested lessons, this essential resource helps teachers build student understanding and skills and understand how children best learn math. In this third edition, Marilyn Burns has completely revised the first section to reflect what she has learned over the years from her classroom experience with students and her professional development experience with teachers. This section has also been expanded to address these important topics: teaching math vocabulary, incorporating writing into math instruction, linking assessment and instruction, and using children's literature to teach key math concepts. In an entirely new section, Marilyn addresses a wide range of questions she has received over the years from elementary and middle school teachers regarding classroom management and instructional issues.

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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
Copyright

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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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