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Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers’ Understanding of Fundamen…

Studies of teachers in the U.S. often document insufficient subject matter knowledge in mathematics. Yet, these studies give few examples of the knowledge teachers need to support teaching, particularly the kind of teaching demanded by recent reforms in mathematics education. Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics describes the nature and development of the knowledge that elementary […]

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Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who’s Boss

Read Danica McKellar’s posts on the Penguin Blog. The New York Times bestseller-from the “Dancing With The Stars” contestant and popular author of Math Doesn’t Suck, Hot X: Algebra Exposed, and Girls Get Curves-teaches girls how to kick pre-algebra butt In her New York Times bestselling books, actress and math genius Danica McKellar shatters the […]