Here is an organized, easy-to-use reference that provides the latest research results and practical tips for K-12 math teachers.
Each of the chapters presents a collection of tips on different aspects of mathematics teaching in a user-friendly manner. For each tip, the authors give you:
* The teaching tip
* A discussion of the research project that led to the tip
* Practical applications for using the tip
* Ways to avoid common difficulties associated with each tip
* Resources for details on process and findings
Foster questioning and independent
thinking - challenge students with stimulating problems. Get higher levels of achievement. You'll find ideas for improving students' poor mathematics self-concepts, and for building students' confidence in their skills and abilities.
Social Aspects of the Classroom
Beyond the Classroom
Developing Positive Attitudes about Mathematics
"One of those rare books that is research-based, easy to read, and eminently practical. A joy to use. I recommend it highly to all educators interested in mathematics education."
Robert J. Sternberg
IBM Professor of Psychology and Education, Yale University, and author, Successful Intelligence
"A good resource for teachers who want practical ways to incorporate the results of research into their classrooms. Whether providing new ideas or supporting established ones, this book would be useful in a school’s professional library or on an individual teacher’s shelf."