Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

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MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS, 6E offers future teachers a comprehensive mathematics course designed to foster concept development through examples, investigations, and explorations. In this text, intended for the one- or two-semester course required of Education majors, Bassarear demonstrates that there are many paths to solving a problem, and sometimes problems have more than one solution. The author presents real-world problemsa¬Ä¬Ēproblems that require active learning in a method similar to how archaeologists explore an archaeological find: they carefully uncover the site, slowly revealing more and more of the structure. Visual icons throughout the main text allow instructors to easily connect content to the hands-on activities in the corresponding Explorations Manual. With this exposure, future teachers will be better able to assess student needs using diverse approaches. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Explorations Manual 9.5 B A C D Figure 9.4 This is a linear measurement because we would use 49 linear feet of ... No, here we have to fill in the space with squares. ... How is this number related to the circumference or diameter or radius of a circle (not the formula, but a description of ... If we could precisely measure the circumference and diameter of any circle and then divide the circumference of theanbsp;...

Title:Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers
Author:Tom Bassarear
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01


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