Setting the Standard for Tomorrow's Teachers: This best-selling text continues as a comprehensive, skills-based resource for future teachers. In this edition, students will benefit from additional emphasis on active and collaborative learning. Revised and updated content will better prepare your students for the day when they will be teachers with students of their own.
1. An Introduction to Problem Solving 1-1 Mathematics and Problem Solving 1-2 Explorations with Patterns 1-3 Reasoning and Logic: An Introduction 2. Numeration Systems and Sets 2-1 Numeration Systems 2-2 Describing Sets 2-3 Other Set Operations and Their Properties 3. Whole Numbers and Their Operations 3-1 Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers 3-2 Algorithms for Whole-Number Addition and Subtraction 3-3 Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers 3-4 Algorithms for Whole-Number Multiplication and Division 3-5 Mental Mathematics and Estimation for Whole-Number Operations 4. Algebraic Thinking 4-1 Variables 4-2 Equations 4-3 Functions 5. Integers and Number Theory 5-1 Integers and the Operations of Addition and Subtraction 5-2 Multiplication and Division of Integers 5-3 Divisibility 5-4 Prime and Composite Numbers 5-5 Greatest Common Divisor and Least Common Multiple 5-6 *Clock and Modular Arithmetic 6. Rational Numbers as Fractions 6-1 The Set of Rational Numbers 6-2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers 6-3 Multiplication and Division of Rational Numbers 7. Decimals and Real Numbers 7-1 Introduction to Decimals 7-2 Operations on Decimals 7-3 Nonterminating Decimals 7-4 Real Numbers 7-5 Using Real Numbers in Equations 8. Proportional Reasoning, Percents and Applications 8-1 Ratios, Proportions and Proportional Reasoning 8-2 Percents 8-3 Computing Interest 9. Probability 9-1 How Probabilities are Determined 9-2 Multistage Experiments with Tree Diagrams and Geometric Probabilities 9-3 Using Simulations in Probability 9-4 Odds, Conditional Probability, and Expected Value 9-5 Using Permutations and Combinations in Probability 10. Data Analysis/Statistics: An Introduction 10-1 Displaying Data: Part I 10-2 Displaying Data: Part II 10-3 Measures of Central Tendency and Variation 10-4 Designing Experiments/Collecting Data 10-5 Abuses of Statistics 11. Introductory Geometry 11-1 Basic Notions 11-2 Polygons 11-3 More about Angles 11-4 Geometry in Three Dimensions 11-5 *Networks 12. Constructions, Congruence, and Sim
Other Editions for Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers - With CD
Setting the Standard for Tomorrow's Teachers: This best-selling text continues as a comprehensive, skills-based resource for future teachers. In this edition, students will benefit from additional emphasis on active and collaborative learning. Revised and updated content will better prepare your students for the day when they will be teachers with students of their own.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Problem Solving 1-1 Mathematics and Problem Solving 1-2 Explorations with Patterns 1-3 Reasoning and Logic: An Introduction 2. Numeration Systems and Sets 2-1 Numeration Systems 2-2 Describing Sets 2-3 Other Set Operations and Their Properties 3. Whole Numbers and Their Operations 3-1 Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers 3-2 Algorithms for Whole-Number Addition and Subtraction 3-3 Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers 3-4 Algorithms for Whole-Number Multiplication and Division 3-5 Mental Mathematics and Estimation for Whole-Number Operations 4. Algebraic Thinking 4-1 Variables 4-2 Equations 4-3 Functions 5. Integers and Number Theory 5-1 Integers and the Operations of Addition and Subtraction 5-2 Multiplication and Division of Integers 5-3 Divisibility 5-4 Prime and Composite Numbers 5-5 Greatest Common Divisor and Least Common Multiple 5-6 *Clock and Modular Arithmetic 6. Rational Numbers as Fractions 6-1 The Set of Rational Numbers 6-2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers 6-3 Multiplication and Division of Rational Numbers 7. Decimals and Real Numbers 7-1 Introduction to Decimals 7-2 Operations on Decimals 7-3 Nonterminating Decimals 7-4 Real Numbers 7-5 Using Real Numbers in Equations 8. Proportional Reasoning, Percents and Applications 8-1 Ratios, Proportions and Proportional Reasoning 8-2 Percents 8-3 Computing Interest 9. Probability 9-1 How Probabilities are Determined 9-2 Multistage Experiments with Tree Diagrams and Geometric Probabilities 9-3 Using Simulations in Probability 9-4 Odds, Conditional Probability, and Expected Value 9-5 Using Permutations and Combinations in Probability 10. Data Analysis/Statistics: An Introduction 10-1 Displaying Data: Part I 10-2 Displaying Data: Part II 10-3 Measures of Central Tendency and Variation 10-4 Designing Experiments/Collecting Data 10-5 Abuses of Statistics 11. Introductory Geometry 11-1 Basic Notions 11-2 Polygons 11-3 More about Angles 11-4 Geometry in Three Dimensions 11-5 *Networks 12. Constructions, Congruence, and Sim