Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Emergent and sociocultural views of mathematical activity. 3. Playing games and learning mathematics. 4. Skills in teaching mathematics. 5. Problem solving. 6. Technology. 7. Discovery. 8. Learning mathematics. 9. Meaning of mathematics in and out of school. Bibliography. Index.
"Mathematics is a key to many opportunities. It opens doors to careers, enables informed decisions, and helps us complete as a nation.
An effective teacher continues to investigate new mathematical knowledge and effective teaching strategies. The effective teacher of mathematics must be devoted to the profession. An effective teacher of mathematics wants to help erase the fear and anxiety that mathematics represents to so many students.
The text of the book provides a collection of examples in a variety of environments. They are designed to furnish you with a broad base of ideas that will stimulate the formative development of future mathematics teacher." (jacket)