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How the Brain Learns Mathematics

Author: David A Sousa
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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To reach all your math students, use your brain & mdash;and theirs, too!. This updated bestseller takes readers to the next level with new brain-friendly strategies backed by the latest research and even more ways to seamlessly incorporate what you learn about your students & rsquo; developing minds into your math classroom. Discover the cognitive mechanisms for learning math, explore factors that contribute to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Sousa
ISBN: 9781483368467 1483368467
OCLC Number: 904383894
Description: 245 p.
Contents: About the Author ; Introduction ; Everyone Can Do Mathematics ; Why is Learning Mathematics So Hard? ; Response From Mathematics Educators ; About This Book ; Questions This Book Will Answer>; Chapter Contents ; Other Helpful Tools ; Assessing Your Current Knowledge of How We Learn Mathematics ; What's Coming? ; 1. Developing Number Sense ; Babies Can Count ; What Is Number Sense? ; Animals Also Have Number Sense ; Why Do We Have Number Sense? ; Piaget and Number Sense ; Learning to Count ; Subitizing ; Counting ; How Language Affects Counting ; The Mental Number Line ; Expanded Notions of Number Sense ; Can We Teach Number Sense? ; Quantities to Words to Symbols ; Gardner' s Logical/Mathematical Intelligence ; What' s Coming? ; Reflections on Chapter 1 ; 2. Learning to Calculate ; Development of Conceptual Structures ; Structures in Four-Year-Olds ; Structures in

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To reach all your math students, use your brain - and theirs, too! This bestseller takes readers to the next level with new brain-friendly strategies backed by fresh research and even more ways to  Read more...

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