Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Multicultural Math Classroom : Bringing in the World - 96 edition

Multicultural Math Classroom : Bringing in the World (ISBN10: 0435083732; ISBN13: 9780435083731)
ISBN13: 978-0435083731
ISBN10: 0435083732

Summary: All over the world, in all eras of history, people have developed mathematical ideas to meet their needs and interests. They count objects, measure quantities, invent calendars, plan buildings, design works of art, and even play games involving math. Although each society solves these problems in its own way, the concepts are common to all.

Claudia Zaslavsky's new book introduces a multi- cultural perspective to the elementary and middle grade math curricu
lum, revealing how such a perspective can enrich the learning of all students-whatever their gender, ethnic/racial heritage, or socioeconomic status. Students learn that mathematics was created by real people attempting to solve real problems. They're asked to solve the same kinds of problems and to extend their problem solving skills to issues within their communities.

Zaslavsky begins by presenting a rationale for multicultural math education and describing the work of several educators. Then, she focuses on the activities themselves, providing practical suggestions and real life applications. Children have the opportunity to learn counting words in different languages and locations of the societies under discussion. The book provides background information on each topic's history and development, as well as references for both teachers and students.

The Multicultural Math Classroom inspires cooperation, creativity, and critical thinking. Students of diverse interests and achievement levels will take pride in the contributions of their people and learn to appreciate the accomplishments of others.
...show more
Summary: All over the world, in all eras of history, people have developed mathematical ideas to meet their needs and interests. They count objects, measure quantities, invent calendars, plan buildings, design works of art, and even play games involving math. Although each society solves these problems in its own way, the concepts are common to all.

Claudia Zaslavsky's new book introduces a multi- cultural perspective to the elementary and middle grade math curriculum, revealing how such a perspective can enrich the learning of all students-whatever their gender, ethnic/racial heritage, or socioeconomic status. Students learn that mathematics was created by real people attempting to solve real problems. They're asked to solve the same kinds of problems and to extend their problem solving skills to issues within their communities.

Zaslavsky begins by presenting a rationale for multicultural math education and describing the work of several educators. Then, she focuses on the activities themselves, providing practical suggestions and real life applications. Children have the opportunity to learn counting words in different languages and locations of the societies under discussion. The book provides background information on each topic's history and development, as well as references for both teachers and students.

The Multicultural Math Classroom inspires cooperation, creativity, and critical thinking. Students of diverse interests and achievement levels will take pride in the contributions of their people and learn to appreciate the accomplishments of others. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Heinemann
Published: 12/04/1995
International: No

View Table of Contents



List Price: $36.25
Used $18.13
Used
Save $18.12 (50%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 4 hours and 7 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $2.02

13 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Multicultural Math Classroom : Bringing in the World
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (13)  |  New (1)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (4)  |  Good (5)  |  Acceptable (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$18.13
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$2.02
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
GreenEarthBooks
Portland, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings. Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Green ...show more Earth Books. Read. Recycle and Reuse. ...show less
$2.08
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Nettextstore
Lincoln, NE
Seller Rating: 4.55
1995 Paperback Good Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. This item may not include any CDs, Infotracs, A ...show moreccess cards or other supplementary material. ...show less
$2.08
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
More Than Words MA
Waltham, MA
Seller Rating: 4.63
Like New Book appears unread. Book is square, clean, and umarked, with crisp pages All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Your purchase supports More Than Words, a nonprofit job training pr ...show moreogram for youth, empowering youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. ...show less
$3.27
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.62
Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$5.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Orland Park
Orland Park, IL
Seller Rating: 4.89
1995 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$17.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
omgtextbooks
Pueblo West, CO
Seller Rating: 3.71
1995 Trade paperback Revised ed. Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 256 p.
$18.13
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$29.41
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
worldofbooks
Goring-By-Sea,
Seller Rating: 3.73
1995 Trade paperback Revised ed. Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Trade paperb ...show moreack (US). Glued binding. 256 p. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** ...show less
$29.89
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.18
Used, Acceptable Condition, may show signs of wear and previous use. Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$36.20
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Prior Books
Cheltenham,
Seller Rating: 4.75
1995 Paperback First Edition Like New A nearly new copy: firm, clean, square and tight with no underlining or splits. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In ...show morethe event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** ...show less
Page:   1     2     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close