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