Young Mathematicians at Work
Constructing Fractions, Decimals and Percents v. 3
Normal Price: $67.95
Your Price: $61.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.06 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Young Mathematicians at Work by Catherine Twomey Fosnot
Book DescriptionIn our efforts to reform mathematics education, we've learned a tremendous amount about young students' strategies and the ways they construct knowledge, without fully understanding how to support such development over time. The Dutch do. So, funded by the National Science Foundation and ExxonMobil, Mathematics in the City was begun, a collaborative inservice project that pooled the best thinking from both countries. In Young Mathematicians at Work, Catherine Fosnot and Maarten Dolk reveal what they learned after several years of intensive study in numerous urban classrooms. In this third volume in a series of three, Fosnot and Dolk focus on how children in grades 5-8 construct their knowledge of fractions, decimals, and percents. Their book: - describes and illustrates what it means to do and learn mathematics. - contrasts word problems with true problematic situations which support and enhance investigation and inquiry. - provides strategies to help teachers turn their classrooms into math workshops. - explores the cultural and historical development of fractions, decimals, and their equivalents and the ways in which children develop similar ideas and strategies. - defines and gives examples of modeling, noting the importance of context. - discusses calculation using number sense and the role of algorithms in computation instruction. - describes how to strengthen performance and portfolio assessment. - focuses on teachers as learners by encouraging them to see themselves as mathematicians.
Buy Young Mathematicians at Work book by Catherine Twomey Fosnot from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780325003559
(230mm x 164mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Heinemann USA
Publisher: Heinemann USA
Publish Date: 26-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Customers who bought this also bought...
Books By Author Catherine Twomey Fosnot
Constructivism, Paperback (March 2005)
This enduring bestseller remains the most comprehensive examination of constructivism and its relationship to teaching and learning. Closing the gap between theory and practice, well-known scholars make constructivism accessible by showing its application in everyday classrooms.
Young Mathematicians at Work, Paperback (September 2001)» View all books by Catherine Twomey Fosnot
This second volume in a series of three focuses on how to develop an understanding of multiplication and division in grades 3-5. It discusses several ways to engage and support children as they construct important strategies and big ideas related to multiplication.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Young Mathematicians at Work book by Catherine Twomey Fosnot and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.