In a world where problem solving is a necessity, students need to know how to access, evaluate and use information—skills that are integral to mathematics literacy. To prepare students for the future, mathematics instruction must go beyond simple practice drills, and mathematics teachers must be experts in more than content. The third edition of What We Know About Mathematics Teaching and Learning highlights key educational research, surveys best classroom practices, and offers implications for improved teaching and learning. With this easy-to-follow resource, prep–12 educators can achieve mathematics for all.
What We Know About Mathematics Teaching and Learning:
- Follows a straightforward, practical layout that ties research to strategies
- Addresses important questions related to teaching and learning mathematics, and provides further resources for each question
- Explains how to increase the effectiveness of mathematics instruction in the classroom
- Explores critical mathematics topics, from addressing learning styles and successfully incorporating technology to identifying effective uses of homework