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Mathematics for Teachers An Interactive Approach for Grades K-8

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ISBN-10: 0534403743

ISBN-13: 9780534403744

Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas A. Sonnabend

List price: $290.95
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This text provides guidance for elementary teachers who are looking to learn the basics of the varying levels of elementary math. Sonnabend provides an active, engaging approach that illuminates the underlying concepts of mathematics in grades K?8. The text includes coverage of reasoning, sets, arithmetic, geometry, measurement, algebra, statistics, and probability. The text's interactive lesson format encourages students to participate in the development and explanation of concepts, establishing a solid understanding of mathematics.
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Book details

List price: $290.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 12/19/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 976
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.246
Language: English

Dr. Thomas Sonnabend is currently in his 17th year teaching mathematics at Montgomery College. He recently developed an expanded program of three mathematics courses for elementary teachers that began during the 2002-2003 school year. He has done in-service work with elementary school teachers and has taught grades five and nine-twelve in New York City. Having published over 23 book reviews in the MATHEMATICS TEACHER, two articles "Calculus Reform: An Interview with Tom Sonnabend" and "Cooperative Learning in Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers," as well as the previous editions of MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS. Dr. Sonnabend is a trusted and well-established academic…    

Introduction
Mathematical Reasoning
Inductive Reasoning
Deductive Reasoning
Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
Patterns
Problem Solving
Problem Solving Strategies
Sets And Functions
Sets
Operations on Two Sets
Functions and Relations
Whole Numbers
Numeration Systems
Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers
Properties of Whole-Number Operations
Algorithms for Whole-Number Addition and Subtraction
Algorithms for Whole-Number Multiplication and Divisions
Whole Numbers: Mental Computation and Estimation
Place Value and Algorithms in Other Bases
Number Theory
Factors
Divisibility
Prime and Composite Numbers
Common Factors and Multiples
Integers
Addition and Subtraction of Integers
Multiplication and Division of Integers
Properties of Integer Operations
Rational Numbers As Fractions
Rational Numbers
Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers
Multiplication and Division of Rational Numbers
Rational Numbers: Properties, Estimation, and Error Patterns
Decimals, Percents And Real Numbers
Decimals: Place Value, Estimation and Mental Computation
Decimal Arithmetic and Error Patterns
Ratio and Proportion
Percents
Percents: Mental Computation, Estimation and Change
Rational, Irrational, and Real Numbers
Introductory Geometry
Beginning Geometry
Polygons
Triangles, Quadrilaterals and Circles
Angle Measures of Polygons
Three-Dimensional Geometry
Viewing and Drawing Solid Figures
Congruence, Symetry And Similarity
Transformations and Congruence
Applications of Transformations
Constructions and Congruence
Symmetry
Similarity and Dilations
Measurement
Systems of Measurement
Perimeter and Area
Area of Quadrilaterals, Triangles, and Circles
The Pythagorean Theorem
Surface Area
Volume
Lengths, Areas, and Volumes of Similar Figures
Algebra And Coordinate Geometry
The Language of Algebra
Equations and Linear Functions
Non-Linear Functions
Systems of Equations and Multiple Representations
Coordinate Geometry and Networks
Statistics
Statistical Graphs and Tables
Misleading Graphs and Statistics
Measurements of the Center
Measuring Spread
Samples
Standardized Test Scores
Probability
Experimental and Theoretical Probability
Probability Rules and Simulations
Counting
Independent and Dependent Events
Expected Values and Odds