How Students Learn: Mathematics in the Classroom builds on the discoveries detailed in the best-selling How People Learn. Now these findings are presented in a way that teachers can use immediately, to revitalize their work in the classroom for even greater effectiveness.
This book shows how to overcome the difficulties in teaching math to generate real insight and reasoning in math students. It also features illustrated suggestions for classroom activities.
Table of Contents
|Part II MATHEMATICS||27-28|
|5 Mathematical Understanding: An Introduction||29-68|
|6 Fostering the Development of Whole-Number Sense: Teaching Mathematics in the Primary Grades||69-120|
|7 Pipes, Tubes, and Beakers: New Approaches to Teaching the Rational-Number System||121-162|
|8 Teaching and Learning Functions||163-206|
|A FINAL SYNTHESIS: REVISITING THE THREE LEARNING PRINCIPLES||207-208|
|13 Pulling Threads||209-230|
|Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Contributors||231-236|
The National Academies Press and the Transportation Research Board have partnered with Copyright Clearance Center to offer a variety of options for reusing our content. You may request permission to:
For most Academic and Educational uses no royalties will be charged although you are required to obtain a license and comply with the license terms and conditions.
For information on how to request permission to translate our work and for any other rights related query please click here.
For questions about using the Copyright.com service, please contact:
Copyright Clearance Center
22 Rosewood Drive
Danvers, MA 01923
Tel (toll free): 855/239-3415 (select option 1)
Loading stats for How Students Learn: Mathematics in the Classroom...