How the brain learns mathematics (eBook, 2008) []
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How the brain learns mathematics

How the brain learns mathematics

Author: David A Sousa
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Highly respected author and researcher David A. Sousa explains the latest neuroscientific findings in practical, understandable terms and discusses the impact this information has for teaching mathematics at all grade levels. This book covers the cognitive mechanisms for learning mathematics, the environmental and developmental factors that contribute to mathematics difficulties, and ways to differientiate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2007024839
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David A Sousa
ISBN: 9781452207070 1452207070 9781452294919 1452294917
OCLC Number: 761179478
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Education/Teaching) 2008
Winner of 2008 Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist.
Winner of 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards Bronze Medal.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 244 pages) : illustrations
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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