## About Teaching Mathematics: A K-8 ResourcePresenting information necessary to teach math through problem solving, to understand the math they are responsible for teaching, and to understand how children best learn math, this resource has been updated and expanded. The author includes new sections to provide an even better guide for making appropriate and effective instructional decisions. |

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### Contents

RAISING THE ISSUES | 3 |

Using Word Problems to Develop Arithmetic Understanding | 12 |

How Children Learn Mathematics | 24 |

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