Thinking mathematically: integrating arithmetic and algebra in elementary school

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Heinemann, Feb 24, 2003 - Education - 146 pages
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In this book the authors reveal how children's developing knowledge of the powerful unifying ideas of mathematics can deepen their understanding of arithmetic

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This book, along with our book study, helped to change the way I think about and teach math. Read full review

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THOMAS CARPENTER is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he has taught for twenty-five years. He is the former editor of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, and has received major awards for his research publications from the NCTM and the American Educational Research Association.MEGAN LOEF FRANKE is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education at the University of CaliforniaLos Angeles and Director of Center X: Where Research and Practice Intersect for Urban School Professionals. Her work focuses on understanding and supporting teacher learning through professional development.LINDA LEVI is an Associate Researcher at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of WisconsinMadison. Her recent work focuses on childrens algebraic reasoning in the elementary school. She has designed and conducted professional development workshops for teachers across the country.