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Author Gardella, Francis J.

Title Introducing difficult mathematics topics in the elementary classroom : a teacher's guide to initial lessons / Francis J. Gardella
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 157 pages) : illustrations
Contents How children learn mathematics (and why it doesn't happen!) -- Median : finding what's in the middle -- Rounding : the mystery of "rounding up for 5" -- Skipping multiplication (or at least through it) -- Learning to use division -- Fractions : what's it all about? -- Fractions : adding unlike things? Impossible! -- Fractions : dividing into small pieces? -- Decimals : operations before rules -- Measurement : make your own ruler -- Area : skipping through the rows -- Volume : it's like looking at an apartment house-- -- Mean : how much does each get? -- Percent : leveling the field of comparison -- Order of operations? : an agreement? Did you get the memo?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 153) and index
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Subject Curriculum planning.
Logic, Symbolic and mathematical -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203891171 (electronic bk.)
9780203891179 (electronic bk.)
(pb ; alk. paper)
(pb ; alk. paper)