Number sense and number nonsense : understanding the challenges of learning math / by Nancy Krasa and Sara Shunkwiler.
Designed for educators and researchers, this book looks at how the brain and mind work during math learning in children. There is a comprehensive research review and bibliography.
- ISBN: 9781598570205 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 159857020X (pbk.)
- Physical Description: xiv, 227 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
- Publisher: Baltimore : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., c2009.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-220) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
About the authors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Thinking spatially -- Number sense -- Math and spatial skills -- The language of mathematics -- Speaking mathematics -- Reading and writing mathematics -- The brain and conventional mathematics -- More sharks in the mathematical waters -- Solving problems -- Executive functions -- Reasoning -- Professional implications -- Evaluation -- Teaching -- Bibliography -- IIndex.
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