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## Mathematics for Elementary Teachers A Conceptual Approach

Author | : Laurie Burton,Ted Nelson,Albert Bennett,Joseph Ediger |

Publsiher | : McGraw-Hill Higher Education |

Total Pages | : 1008 |

Release | : 2015-01-23 |

ISBN | : 1259292843 |

Category | : Electronic Book |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary Teachers A Conceptual Approach Book Excerpt:**

The tenth edition of Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach continues the innovative time-tested approach of the previous editions: an emphasis on learning via specific, realistic examples and the extensive use of visual aids, hands-on activities, problem-solving strategies and active classroom participation. Features of the text focus on ensuring that prospective teachers will gain not only a deeper understanding of the mathematical concepts, but also a better sense of the connections between their college math courses and their future teaching experiences, along with helpful ideas for presenting math to their students in a way that will generate interest and enthusiasm. The text draws heavily on Common Core Standards and contains many pedagogical elements designed to foster reasoning, problem-solving and communication skills. Additionally, this text can be packaged with an activity set that corresponds to each section of the companion text, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: An Activity Approach, also by the Bennett, Burton, and Nelson team. Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: An Activity Approach can be used independently or along with its companion, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach.

## Mathematics for Elementary Teachers A Conceptual Approach

Author | : Ted Nelson,Albert Bennett,Laurie Burton |

Publsiher | : McGraw-Hill Education |

Total Pages | : 928 |

Release | : 2011-02-23 |

ISBN | : 9780073519579 |

Category | : Mathematics |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary Teachers A Conceptual Approach Book Excerpt:**

The ninth edition of Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach continues the innovative time-tested approach of the previous editions: an emphasis on learning via specific, realistic examples and the extensive use of visual aids, hands-on activities, problem-solving strategies and active classroom participation. Features of the text focus on ensuring that prospective teachers will gain not only a deeper understanding of the mathematical concepts, but also a better sense of the connections between their college math courses and their future teaching experiences, along with helpful ideas for presenting math to their students in a way that will generate interest and enthusiasm. The text draws heavily on NCTM Standards and contains many pedagogical elements designed to foster reasoning, problem-solving and communication skills. The ninth edition represents a significant step forward in terms of online course management as roughly half of all problems in the text will be assignable through our new online homework platform, Connect Mathematics. In addition, Connect Mathematics will be fully integrated with Blackboard, providing the deepest integration of an online homework and course management system in the market today. Additionally, this text can be packaged with an activity set that corresponds to each section of the companion text, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: An Activity Approach, also by the Bennett, Burton, and Nelson team. Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: An Activity Approach can be used independently or along with its companion, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach.

## Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

Author | : Gary L. Musser,Blake E. Peterson,William F. Burger |

Publsiher | : John Wiley & Sons |

Total Pages | : 1047 |

Release | : 2013-09-16 |

ISBN | : 1118457447 |

Category | : Education |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:**

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, 10th Edition establishes a solid math foundation for future teachers. Thoroughly revised with a clean, engaging design, the new 10th Edition of Musser, Peterson, and Burgers best-selling textbook focuses on one primary goal: helping students develop a deep understanding of mathematical concepts so they can teach with knowledge and confidence. The components in this complete learning program--from the textbook, to the e-Manipulative activities, to the Childrens Videos, to the online problem-solving tools, resource-rich website and Enhanced WileyPLUS--work in harmony to help achieve this goal. WileyPLUS sold separately from text.

## Mathematics for Elementary Teachers A Contemporary Approach 10th Edition

Author | : Gary L. Musser,Blake E. Peterson,William F. Burger |

Publsiher | : Wiley Global Education |

Total Pages | : 1088 |

Release | : 2013-09-06 |

ISBN | : 1118800370 |

Category | : Education |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary Teachers A Contemporary Approach 10th Edition Book Excerpt:**

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, 10th Edition makes readers motivated to learn mathematics. With new-found confidence, they are better able to appreciate the beauty and excitement of the mathematical world. The new edition of Musser, Burger, and Peterson's best-selling textbook focuses on one primary goal: helping students develop a true understanding of central concepts using solid mathematical content in an accessible and appealing format. The components in this complete learning program work in harmony to help achieve this goal. The Tenth Edition features the Common Core Standards to accompany the NCTM standards that are integrated throughout the text.

## Mathematics Content for Elementary Teachers

Author | : Douglas K. Brumbaugh,Peggy L. Moch,MaryE Wilkinson |

Publsiher | : Routledge |

Total Pages | : 320 |

Release | : 2004-09-22 |

ISBN | : 1135633800 |

Category | : Education |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics Content for Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:**

THE book for elementary education mathematics content courses! Designed to help prospective teachers of elementary school mathematics learn content beyond the rote level, this text stimulates readers to think beyond just getting the problem right and fosters their development into thoughtful, reflective, self-motivated, life-long learners. It stresses the what and why of elementary school mathematics content. Hints are provided about how to teach the content but this is mostly left to courses and texts that are dedicated to that purpose. The text is organized around the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics' Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. The Standards dictate the basic sections of the text. Within each section, appropriate specific topics are developed, intertwined with technology, problem solving, assessment, equity issues, planning, teaching skills, use of manipulatives, sequencing, and much more. In addition, major focal points of the Standards are emphasized throughout: effective teachers of mathematics should be able to motivate all students to learn, should understand the developmental levels of how children learn, should concentrate on what children need to become active participants in the learning environment, and should be engaged in ongoing investigations of new mathematical concepts and teaching strategies. Mathematics Content for Elementary Teachers is based on several fundamental premises: *The focus of mathematics education should be on the process, not the answer. *Elementary teachers should know the mathematics content they are teaching, know more than the content they are teaching, and teach from the overflow of knowledge. *It is important for teachers to be flexible in allowing students to use different procedures--teaching from the "overflow of knowledge" implies knowing how to do a given operation more than one way and being willing to examine many different ways. *Teachers need to learn to carefully cover the topics to be taught, to reflect upon them, and to be able to organize them. To help prospective elementary teachers concentrate on the mathematics content they will be expected to teach and begin to build the foundation for the methods they will use, this text includes only elementary mathematics content and does not address middle school concepts. Pedagogical features: *The text is organized according to NCTM Standards. *An informal writing style speaks directly to readers and is geared to pre-service teachers. *Focus is given to multiple methods of problem solving at four developmental levels. *Questions, exercises, and activities are interspersed throughout each section rather than gathered at the end of each chapter. *Complete solutions for exercises are provided.

## Topics in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

Author | : Sergei Abramovich |

Publsiher | : IAP |

Total Pages | : 265 |

Release | : 2010-04-01 |

ISBN | : 1607524627 |

Category | : Education |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Topics in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:**

This book reflects the author’s experience in teaching a mathematics content course for pre-service elementary teachers. The book addresses a number of recommendations of the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences for the preparation of teachers demonstrating how abstract mathematical concepts can be motivated by concrete activities. Such an approach, when enhanced by the use of technology, makes it easier for the teachers to grasp the meaning of generalization, formal proof, and the creation of an increasing number of concepts on higher levels of abstraction. A strong experiential component of the book made possible by the use of manipulative materials and digital technology such as spreadsheets, The Geometer’s Sketchpad, Graphing Calculator 3.5 (produced by Pacific Tech), and Kid Pix Studio Deluxe makes it possible to balance informal and formal approaches to mathematics, allowing the teachers to learn how the two approaches complement each other. Classroom observations of the teachers’ learning mathematics as a combination of theory and experiment confirm that this approach elevates one’s mathematical understanding to a higher ground. The book not only shows the importance of mathematics content knowledge for teachers but better still, how this knowledge can be gradually developed in the context of exploring grade-appropriate activities and tasks and using computational and manipulative environments to support these explorations. Most of the chapters are motivated by a problem/activity typically found in the elementary mathematics curricula and/or standards (either National or New York State – the context in which the author prepares teachers). By exploring such problems in depth, the teachers can learn fundamental mathematical concepts and ideas hidden within a seemingly mundane problem/activity. The need to have experience in going beyond traditional expectations for learning is due to the constructivist orientation of contemporary mathematics pedagogy that encourages students to ask questions about mathematics they study. Each chapter includes an activity set that can be used for the development of the variety of assignments for the teachers. The material included in the book is original in terms of the approach used to teach mathematics to the teachers and it is based on a number of journal articles published by the author in the United States and elsewhere. Mathematics educators who are interested in integrating hands-on activities and digital technology into the teaching of mathematics will find this book useful. Mathematicians who teach mathematics to the teachers as part of their teaching load will be interested in the material included in the book as it connects childhood mathematics content and mathematics for the teachers.

## Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities

Author | : Sybilla Beckmann |

Publsiher | : Pearson College Division |

Total Pages | : 1114 |

Release | : 2012-12-21 |

ISBN | : 9780321825728 |

Category | : Education |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities Book Excerpt:**

Rev. ed. of: Mathematics for elementary teachers with activity manual. 3rd ed. c2011.

## A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

Author | : Rick Billstein,Barbara Boschmans,Shlomo Libeskind,Johnny W. Lott |

Publsiher | : Pearson |

Total Pages | : 1056 |

Release | : 2019-01-02 |

ISBN | : 9780135183885 |

Category | : Mathematics |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers Book Excerpt:**

For courses in Math for Future Elementary Teachers. A concept-rich, skill-based approach to preparing outstanding elementary math teachers A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers not only helps students learn the math - it provides an invaluable reference to future teachers by including professional development features and discussions of today's standards. Revised throughout to prepare students more effectively for their own classrooms, the 13th Edition gives instructors a variety of approaches to teaching, and encourages discussion and collaboration among students and with their instructors. The MyLab(tm) Math course for this revision is updated extensively with new resources and features. The Common Core Standards are used in the text to highlight concepts. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) publications, Principles and Standards of School Mathematics (2000) and Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (2014) are reflected throughout. Also available with MyLab Math By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab Math personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Math does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Math, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Math, search for: 0135261686 / 9780135261682 A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers - Access Card Package Package consists of: 013518388X / 9780135183885 A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 0135190053 / 9780135190050 MyLab Math with Pearson eText - Standalone Access Card - for A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

## Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers A Process Approach

Author | : Mark A. Freitag |

Publsiher | : Cengage Learning |

Total Pages | : 1104 |

Release | : 2013-01-01 |

ISBN | : 9780618610082 |

Category | : Mathematics |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers A Process Approach Book Excerpt:**

Freitag's MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS: A PROCESS APPROACH was developed using the five Content Standards from the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Traditionally, books for pre-service elementary teachers have focused on problem solving. However, problem solving is not the only process through which mathematics is learned. It is also learned through mathematical reasoning, communication, representation, and connections. Recent trends in mathematics education now advocate implementing all five processes as a vital part of learning and doing mathematics. Consequently, you need to have concrete experiences with these processes that you will be required to teach. The goal of this book is to treat each of the processes equitably by using an approach in which the five processes serve as the central pedagogical theme. Most of the examples, exercises, and activities are designed to either model the processes or to directly engage you in working with them. As a result, you will not only come to understand the different processes, but also appreciate them as an integral to learning and doing mathematics. If this broader view can be instilled, you are more likely to give your students a more well-rounded and holistic view of mathematics once you enter the classroom. The content of the book is directly related to the mathematics that is taught in grades K - 8. The purpose is not to reteach elementary mathematics. Rather, the intent is to look at the content from a theoretical or generalized point of view, so that you can better understand the concepts and processes behind the mathematics you will teach. In short, the book focuses on the why behind the mathematics in addition to the how. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

## Connecting Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

Author | : David Feikes,Keith Schwingendorf,Jeff Gregg |

Publsiher | : Addison-Wesley Longman |

Total Pages | : 358 |

Release | : 2009 |

ISBN | : 1928374650XXX |

Category | : Education |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Connecting Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:**

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## Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

Author | : Tom Bassarear,Meg Moss |

Publsiher | : Unknown |

Total Pages | : 704 |

Release | : 2019 |

ISBN | : 9781337629966 |

Category | : Electronic Book |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers Book Excerpt:**

MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS, 7th Edition, helps students develop a deep understanding of the math they will be teaching as elementary school teachers. Examples, investigations, and explorations demonstrate that there are many paths to solving a problem, and that sometimes problems have more than one solution. The text's conversational style, images, and illustrations help students "see" and master the math concepts being taught.

## Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

Author | : Tom Bassarear |

Publsiher | : Cengage Learning |

Total Pages | : 752 |

Release | : 2011-01-01 |

ISBN | : 9780840054630 |

Category | : Mathematics |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers Book Excerpt:**

Intended for the one- or two-semester course required of Education majors, MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS, 5E, offers future teachers a comprehensive mathematics course designed to foster concept development through examples, investigations, and explorations. Visual icons throughout the main text allow instructors to easily connect content to the hands-on activities in the corresponding Explorations Manual. Bassarear presents real-world problems, problems 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. The author demonstrates that there are many paths to solving a problem, and that sometimes, problems have more than one solution. 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.

## Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

Author | : Thomas Sonnabend |

Publsiher | : Cengage Learning |

Total Pages | : 929 |

Release | : 1997 |

ISBN | : 1928374650XXX |

Category | : Mathematics |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:**

Using a highly interactive approach, Sonnabend provides insight into the underlying concepts of elementary school mathematics. The text includes coverage of problem-solving, reasoning, sets, arithmetic, geometry, measurements, algebra, computers, statistics, and probability. Sonnabend's well-organized lesson format encourages students to participate in the development and explanation of concepts establishing a solid understanding of mathematics.

## Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities Plus MyMathLab Access Code Card Package

Author | : Sybilla Beckmann |

Publsiher | : Pearson |

Total Pages | : 1200 |

Release | : 2017-01-20 |

ISBN | : 9780134429366 |

Category | : Mathematics |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities Plus MyMathLab Access Code Card Package Book Excerpt:**

NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab(tm) products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in Math for Future Elementary Teachers. This package includes MyLab Math. Empowering Tomorrow's Math Teachers Mathematics for Future Elementary Teachers , 5 th Edition connects the foundations of teaching elementary math and the "why" behind procedures, formulas and reasoning so students gain a deeper understanding to bring into their own classrooms. Through her text, Beckmann teaches mathematical principles while addressing the realities of being a teacher. With in-class collaboration and activities, she challenges students to be actively engaged. An inquiry-based approach to this course allows future teachers to learn through exploration and group work, leading to a deeper understanding of mathematics. Known for her contributions in math education, Sybilla Beckmann writes the leading text for the inquiry approach--in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities, students engage, explore, discuss, and ultimately reach a true understanding of mathematics. Beckmann's text covers the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) now implemented in most states. However, states not following Common Core will not find the information intrusive in the text. Personalize learning with MyLab Math. MyLab(tm) Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. The Skills Review MyLab Math provides review and skill development that complements the text, helping students brush-up on skills needed to be successful in class. The MyLab Math course doesn't mirror the problems from the text, but instead covers basic skills needed prior to class, eliminating the need to spend valuable class time re-teaching basics that students should already know. This enables students to have a richer experience in the classroom while working through the book activities and problems. In addition to basic skills review, the MyLab Math course includes a wealth of resources to help students visualize the concepts and understand how they come into play in an elementary classroom. These includes IMAP videos, Responding to Students Videos, eManipulatives, and brand new Common Core videos, Demonstration videos, and GeoGebra animations. 0134429362 / 9780134429366 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities plus MyLab Math -- Access Code Card Package Package consists of: 0134392795 / 9780134392790 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker

## Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

Author | : Ricardo D. Fierro |

Publsiher | : Cengage Learning |

Total Pages | : 976 |

Release | : 2012-01-13 |

ISBN | : 9780538493635 |

Category | : Mathematics |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers Book Excerpt:**

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers is designed to give you a profound understanding of the mathematical content that you are expected to know and be able to teach. The chapters integrate the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards and Expectations and the new Common Core State Standards, as well as research literature. The five NCTM Process Standards of problem solving, reasoning and proof, communication, connections, and representation highlight ways that teachers present content, the ways that students learn content, and various ways that students can demonstrate procedural and conceptual understanding. The worked examples and homework questions provide prospective elementary school teachers with opportunities to develop mathematical knowledge, understanding, and skills that they can apply in their own classrooms effectively. The learning path begins with the Where Are We Going? Chapter Openers, worked Examples with Yellow Markers that indicate the Process Standards throughout the text, to the Concept Maps, to the Section Question Sets with their refreshers of Process Standards, to the Chapter Organizers with Learning Outcomes and a list of the corresponding Review Questions, and finally, conclude at the Chapter Tests with their overarching Learning Outcomes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

## Manipulative Kit for Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

Author | : Albert Bennett |

Publsiher | : McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math |

Total Pages | : 135 |

Release | : 2015-01-13 |

ISBN | : 9781259293474 |

Category | : Mathematics |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Manipulative Kit for Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:**

Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces is a web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a course. ALEKS then instructs the student on the topics she is most ready to learn. As a student works through a course, ALEKS periodically reassesses the student to ensure that topics learned are also retained. ALEKS courses are very complete in their topic coverage and ALEKS avoids multiple-choice questions. A student who shows a high level of mastery of an ALEKS course will be successful in the actual course she is taking.

## The Mathematics Education of Elementary Teachers

Author | : Lynn C. Hart,Susan Oesterle,Susan Swars Auslander,Ann Kajander |

Publsiher | : IAP |

Total Pages | : 147 |

Release | : 2016-07-01 |

ISBN | : 1681235749 |

Category | : Education |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**The Mathematics Education of Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:**

This book is an edited volume addressing specific issues of significance for individuals involved with the undergraduate mathematics content preparation of prospective elementary teachers (PSTs). Teaching mathematics content courses to this group of students presents unique challenges. While some PSTs enter their teacher preparation with weak mathematical skills and knowledge, many also hold negative attitudes, anxiety, and misguided beliefs about mathematics. This book is designed to support instructors who teach these students in mathematics content for elementary teachers courses. Elementary teachers need a richly developed understanding of the mathematics they are teaching in order to teach it effectively. Providing them with the needed preparation is difficult, but can be eased with a solid understanding of the mathematical concerns and limitations PSTs bring to the learning of mathematics and a familiarity with the standards and curricula topics PSTs will be expected to teach. Chapter One makes the argument that elementary mathematics is not trivial. This is followed by an analysis of four central issues related to the mathematical preparation of elementary teachers, specifically: (1) selecting/creating/modifying and implementing mathematical tasks (2) noticing/understanding children’s ways of thinking as a foundation for learning mathematics, (3) developing mathematical habits of mind in PSTs, and (4) understanding the role affect plays in the mathematical learning of PSTs. The final chapter presents three international examples of programs that currently consider these factors in the implementation of their courses.

## Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

Author | : Albert B. Bennett,Leonard T. Nelson |

Publsiher | : McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics |

Total Pages | : 875 |

Release | : 2004 |

ISBN | : 1928374650XXX |

Category | : Education |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:**

Emphasizing conceptual understanding through the use of models and visuals, this text helps students connect ideas and concepts while providing them with useful methods for teaching math to elementary school children. Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach addresses the NCTM standards by encouraging active student participation through features such as "Math Activities" and "Math Investigations." The "Math Investigations" now appear on the companion website.

## Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

Author | : Marcia Swanson,Gary L. Musser,Karen A. Swenson |

Publsiher | : Macmillan Reference USA |

Total Pages | : 255 |

Release | : 1988 |

ISBN | : 1928374650XXX |

Category | : Mathematics |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:**

## Research Advances in the Mathematical Education of Pre service Elementary Teachers

Author | : Gabriel J. Stylianides,Keiko Hino |

Publsiher | : Springer |

Total Pages | : 304 |

Release | : 2017-11-16 |

ISBN | : 331968342X |

Category | : Education |

Language | : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL |

**Research Advances in the Mathematical Education of Pre service Elementary Teachers Book Excerpt:**

This book examines new trends and developments in research related to the mathematical education of pre-service elementary teachers, and explores the implications of these research advances for theory and practice in teacher education. The book is organized around the following four overarching themes: pre-service teachers’ mathematics content and mathematics-specific pedagogical preparation; professional growth through activities and assessment tools used in mathematics teacher preparation programs; pre-service mathematics teachers’ knowledge and beliefs; and perspectives on noticing in the preparation of elementary mathematics teachers. Including contributions from researchers working in 11 different countries, the book offers a forum for discussing and debating the state of the art regarding the mathematical preparation of pre-service elementary teachers. By presenting and discussing the findings of research conducted in different countries, the book offers also opportunities to readers to learn about varying teacher education practices around the world, such as: innovative practices in advancing or assessing teachers’ knowledge and beliefs, similarities and differences in the formal mathematics education of teachers, types of and routes in teacher education, and factors that can influence similarities or differences.