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How the brain learns mathematics

Author: David A Sousa
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin ; London : SAGE [distributor], 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sousa discusses the cognitive mechanisms for learning mathematics and the environmental and developmental factors that contribute to any difficulties. The text examines children's innate number sense and how the brain develops an understanding of number relationships and methods to help teachers detect problems.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Sousa
ISBN: 9781412953054 1412953057 1412953065 9781412953061
OCLC Number: 166627054
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Education/Teaching) 2008
Description: pages cm
Contents: Developing number sense --
Learning to calculate --
Reviewing the elements of learning --
Teaching mathematics to the preschool and kindergarten brain --
Teaching mathematics to the preadolescent brain --
Teaching mathematics to the adolescent brain --
Recognizing and addressing mathematics difficulties --
Putting it all together : planning lessons in PreK-12.
Responsibility: David A. Sousa.

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Discusses cognitive mechanisms for learning mathematics and factors that contribute to mathematics difficulties, examines how the brain develops an understanding of number relationships, and connects  Read more...

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"An excellent, well-organized, well-written book-practical advice grounded in solid research and presented in compelling language." -- Robert Sylwester, Emeritus Professor of Education "Totally Read more...

 
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