How the brain learns mathematics (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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How the brain learns mathematics

Author: David A Sousa
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The text offers a unique and simplified four-step model for teaching mathematics to PreK--12 students that helps teachers consistently relate what learners experience in the classroom to concrete, real-world applications.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Sousa
ISBN: 9781412953054 9781412953061 1412953057 1412953065 9781412965903 141296590X
OCLC Number: 977327761
Notes: Includes a glossary.
Awards: 2008 Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist. 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards Bronze Medal.
Description: xii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 facilitator's guide (ix, 42 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 the cognitive mechanisms for learning mathematics and the environmental and developmental factors that contribute to mathematics difficulties. This book examines children's innate number  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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