How Students Learn: Mathematics in the Classroom builds on the discoveries detailed in the best-selling How People Learn. Now these findings are presented in a way that teachers can use immediately, to revitalize their work in the classroom for even greater effectiveness.
This book shows how to overcome the difficulties in teaching math to generate real insight and reasoning in math students. It also features illustrated suggestions for classroom activities.
National Research Council. 2005. How Students Learn: Mathematics in the Classroom. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/11101.
|Part II MATHEMATICS||27-28|
|5 Mathematical Understanding: An Introduction||29-68|
|6 Fostering the Development of Whole-Number Sense: Teaching Mathematics in the Primary Grades||69-120|
|7 Pipes, Tubes, and Beakers: New Approaches to Teaching the Rational-Number System||121-162|
|8 Teaching and Learning Functions||163-206|
|A FINAL SYNTHESIS: REVISITING THE THREE LEARNING PRINCIPLES||207-208|
|13 Pulling Threads||209-230|
|Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Contributors||231-236|
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