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Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0078035651.jpeg 10 2016 9780078035654 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.
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Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach, 10th Edition

ISBN10: 0078035651 | ISBN13: 9780078035654
By Albert Bennett, Laurie Burton, Ted Nelson, Joseph Ediger
© 2016

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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.

Chapter 1: Problem Solving

1.1 Introduction to Problem Solving

1.2 Patterns and Problem Solving

Chapter 2: Sets and Reasoning

2.1 Sets and Venn Diagrams

2.2 Introduction to Deductive Reasoning

Chapter 3: Whole Numbers

3.1 Numeration Systems

3.2 Addition and Subtraction

3.3 Multiplication

3.4 Division and Exponents

Chapter 4: Number Theory

4.1 Factors and Multiples

4.2 Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple

Chapter 5: Integers and Fractions

5.1 Integers

5.2 Introduction to Fractions

5.3 Operations with Fractions

Chapter 6: Decimals: Rational and Irrational Numbers

6.1 Decimals and Rational Numbers

6.2 Operations with Decimals

6.3 Ratio, Percent, and Scientific Notation

6.4 Irrational and Real Numbers

Chapter 7: Statistics

7.1 Collecting and Graphing Data

7.2 Describing and Analyzing Data

7.3 Sampling, Predictions, and Simulations

Chapter 8: Probability and Counting

8.1 Single-Stage Experiments

8.2 Multistage Experiments

8.3 Counting, Permutations, and Combinations

Chapter 9: Algebra

9.1 Problem Solving with Algebra

9.2 Coordinates, Slope, and Lines

9.3 Functions and Graphs

Chapter 10: Geometric Figures

10.1 Plane Figures

10.2 Polygons and Tessellations

10.3 Space Figures

10.4 Symmetric Figures

Chapter 11: Measurement

10.1 Systems of Measurement

11.2 Area and Perimeter

11.3 Volume and Surface Area

Chapter 12: Transformations: Constructions, Congruence and Similarity Mapping

12.1 Congruence and Constructions

12.2 Congruence Mappings

12.3 Similarity Mappings

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About the Author

Albert Bennett

Laurie Burton

Ted Nelson

Joseph Ediger

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