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Why do so many learners, even those who are successful, feel that they are outsiders in the world of mathematics? Taking the central importance of language in the development of mathematical understanding as its starting point, Mathematical Literacy explores students’ experiences of doing mathematics from primary school to university - what they think mathematics is, how it is presented to them, and what they feel about it. Building on a range of theory which focuses on community, knowledge,...more...

Model-Centered Learning: Pathways to Mathematical Understanding Using GeoGebra is the first book to report on the international use of GeoGebra and its growing impact on mathematics teaching and learning. Supported by new developments in model-centered learning and instruction, the chapters in this book move beyond the traditional views of mathematics and mathematics teaching, providing theoretical perspectives and examples of practice for enhancing students' mathematical understanding through...more...

* The perfect resource for hobbyists who've been searching for an opportunity to incorporate the versatile STAMP II controller into their projects * Step-by-step guidance needed to build, program, and customize 20 great communications-specific projects using the BASIC STAMP microprocessor * Teaches both building and programming with an emphasis on customization * Projects range from simple serial communications to complex, 12-channel, web-based alarm reporting * CD-ROM includes all the...more...

This delightful collection of easy-to-play games helps kids learn phonemic awareness, sound-letter relationships, sight words, rhymes, word meanings, blends, digraphs, and more. Includes instant, reproducible game boards. For use with Grades K-2....more...

Seminars and tutorials are staples of higher and professional education courses - but running them well and ensuring that they are effective is not easy. 53 interesting things to do in your seminars and tutorials provides practical suggestions, each tried and tested, for ways to develop your professional practice. The book is designed for dipping into to find ideas to dovetail with your own approach and context. Abstract: 53 practical ideas for the organisation and running of seminars and...more...

Lectures remain a staple form of teaching in higher and professional education. However, some lectures are more effective than others. 53 interesting things to do in your lectures presents practical suggestions, each tried and tested, for developing your lectures. The book is designed for dipping into to find suggestions that dovetail with your own practice. The topics covered are wide-ranging. They include: structuring the lecturing process; improving students' notes; structuring and...more...

If you teach in higher or professional education, 53 interesting ways of helping your students to study is designed to help you. This book provides practical suggestions, each tried and tested, for helping students to improve their learning. The book is designed for dipping into to find ideas that dovetail with your own teaching approach and the needs of your students. The topics covered are wide-ranging. They include: beginning to study; planning one's studying; studying through reading;...more...

Improve Your Reading, fifth edition, is not a gimmicky speed-reading method. This book presents a practical way to increase what you learn from texts, notes, and additional resources. The core belief is that it doesn't matter how much or how fast you read but how much you understand and remember what you are reading. This new and updated version provides fundamentals of reading across disciplines (literary classics and math textbooks) as well as styles (science journals and class notes.)...more...

The Grammar Crammer is a concise, sensible grammar handbook that explains lucidly how to remember correct word forms and sentence structures. Useful as a reference tool for high school and beyond, it packs an entire grammar encyclopedia into just over a hundred pages....more...

* The language syllabus follows the communicative abilities of the students * Suitable for use with any course * Teacher's notes show you how to play each game * Photocopiable rules sheets guide the students...more...

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