Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally

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Pearson /Allyn and Bacon, 2007 - Education - 509 pages
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This leading K-8 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 constructivist-or student-centered-mathematics 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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Review: Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally

User Review  - Dani - Goodreads

What a stupendous textbook and reference material. It is not only provides fundamental pedagogy on how math is taught and learned, but it also has chapters how to best approach specific subjects ... Read full review

Review: Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally

User Review  - Patty - Goodreads

The 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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