Mathematics A Good Beginning

ISBN-10: 0534529054

ISBN-13: 9780534529055

Edition: 6th 2003 (Revised)

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Since its initial publication, MATHEMATICS: A GOOD BEGINNING has set the standard for math methods books. More than just a textbook, this is a complete instructional program that serves a multitude of curriculum needs. The book has been praised for its depth and clarity, its imaginative activities, and its attentiveness to the philosophy and recommendations of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). This edition is solidly grounded in the latest research on how children learn mathematics and how teachers develop attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge that promote successful teaching.
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List price: $190.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Ed.D., University of Florida

Ph.D., University of Illinois

A Journey Towards Mathematical Success
Learning About Learning (From the Ground Up)
Thinking About Thinking (Identifying Problem Solving Abilities)
Problem Solving (A Way of Life)
Whats Math Anyway? (Unifying Ideas)
From Counting to Division
Getting Ready for a Good Beginning (Number Sense, Classification, and Counting)
100s, 10s, 1s,The Best Yet (Our Base-Ten Numeration System)
Addition & Subtraction of Whole Numbers (Constructing Meaning)
Addition and Subtraction, Whole Number Algorithms (Building, Understanding, Applying, and Estimating)
Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers (Constructing Meaning)
Multiplication and Division, Whole Number Algorithms (Building, Understanding, Estimating, and Applying)
Assessing Teaching and Learning (Putting the Pieces Together)
A Fitting Finale for
(Predicting Student Difficulties)
The Rest of the Rationals
Some Theory About Numbers (Factors, Multiples, Primes, and Composites)
Superstitious, Not Us
Not All Numbers are Whole Numbers (Representing, Adding, and Subtracting Rational Numbers)
Security is Knowing Why (Multiplying and Dividing Rational Numbers)
Geometry and Measurement
The Shape of Things (Constructing Geometric Ideas and Relationships)
Sizing It Up (Attributes of Measurement and Measurement of Attributes)
Making Numbers Count (Collecting, Representing, Interpreting, and Predicting)
Applications and Considerations
Technology and Teaching (Status and Direction)
Teaching in the Real World (More About the Children We Teach)
NCTM Standards
MGB Resource
Selected Answers to Stop and Reflect and ThinkTank Exercises
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