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Mathematics: What's the Big Idea?

Suggested Resource List

Burns, Marilyn. About Teaching Mathematics: a Kindergarten Through Eighth Resource. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1993.

Burns, Marilyn. What Are You Teaching My Child? New York: Scholastic, 1994 (Videotape)

Corwin, Rebecca, et al. Talking Mathematics: Supporting Children's Voices. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1995.

Countryman, Joan. Writing to Learn Mathematics: Strategies That Work, K-12. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1992.

Hart, Diane. Authentic Assessment: A Handbook for Educators. Menlo Park, CA: Addison-Wesley, 1993.

Kamii, Constance, Barbara A. Lewis, and Sally Jones Livingston. "Primary Arithmetic: Children Inventing Their Own Procedures." Arithmetic Teacher, December, 1993.

Mokros, Janice R., TERC and Jan Mokros. Beyond Facts and Flashcards: Exploring Math With Your Kids. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1996.

Mokros, Jan, Susan Jo Rusell, and Karen Economopolous. Beyond Arithmetic: Changing Mathematics in the Elementary Classroom. Palo Alto, CA:Dale Seymour Publications, 1995.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics. Reston, VA: NCTM, 1989.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Standards Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics. Reston,VA: NCTM, 1991.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Assessment Standards Working Group. Assessment Standards for School Mathematics. Reston, VA: NCTM, 1995.

National Research Council. Everybody Counts: A Report to the Nation on the Future of Mathematics Education. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1989.

Parker, Ruth. Mathematical Power: Lessons from a Classroom. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1993.

Schifter, Deborah, and Catherine T. Fosnot. Restructuring Mathematics Education: Stories of Teachers Meeting the Challenge of Reform. New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 1993.

Stenmark, Jean, Virginia Thompson and Ruth Cossey. Family Math. Berkeley, CA: Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, 1986.

Web Resources

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

A math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment.

The Math Forum

Math Central
A K-12 math education Website

Teachers Helping Teachers
Resource for teachers featuring live teacher chats and math related information

Mathematics: What's the Big Idea?

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