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How math works [electronic resource] : A Guide to Grade School Arithmetic for Parents and Teachers. G. Arnell Williams.

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  • ISBN: 9781442218765 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: We hear all the time how American children are falling behind their global peers in various basic subjects, but particularly in math. Is it our fear of math that constrains us? Or our inability to understand math's place in relation to our everyday lives? How can we help our children better understand the basics of arithmetic if we're not really sure we understand them ourselves?Here, G. Arnell Williams helps parents and teachers explore the world of math that their elementary school children are learning. Taking readers on a tour of the history of arithmetic, and its growth into the subject we know it to be today, Williams explores the beauty and relevance of mathematics by focusing on the great conceptual depth and genius already inherent in the elementary mathematics familiar to us all, and by connecting it to other well-known areas such as language and the conceptual aspects of everyday life. The result is a book that will help you to better explain mathematics to your...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 15505 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 9176 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Education.
Genre: Electronic books.

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