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ISBN-10 013500313XISBN-13 9780135003138
ISBN-10 0132420996ISBN-13 9780132420990
Author(s): W. George Cathcart; Yvonne M. Pothier; James H. Vance; Nadine S. Bezuk
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 480

The first textbook to show readers how NCTM Principles and Standards drive mathematics instruction, Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools, Fifth Edition, encourages a learner-centered approach to instruction.

This text promotes a learner-centered approach to teaching elementary and middle school mathematics by having the reader examine how children think and communicate and link that knowledge to developmentally appropriate teaching practices.  A strong focus on NCTM Standards and developing critical tools necessary for meeting the individual needs of students ensures all students and all teacher can be successful with math.