Contemporary Issues in Mathematics Education
by E. A. Gavosto, S. G. Krantz, W. McCallum
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1999
Number of pages: 174
What is the appropriate balance among theory, technique, and applications? What is the role of technology? How do we fulfill the needs of students entering other fields? The purpose of this volume is to present a serious discussion of these educational issues, with a balanced representation of opposing ideas.
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by Marcel B. Finan - Arkansas Tech University
Topics: Integers; Rational Numbers; Real Numbers; Functions and their Graphs; Misleading Graphs and Statistics; Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion; Probability; Basic Geometric Shapes and Figures; Symmetry of Plane Figures; etc.
by Evelyn Raiken Lewis - Smashwords
This guide advocates for teaching the vocabulary and concepts of high-level math to children in their first years of life. This is the time when the human brain is optimized to learn any language, even the language of mathematics.
by Jonathan M. Borwein - Dalhousie University
The emergence of powerful mathematical computing environments, the growing availability of correspondingly powerful computers and the pervasive presence of the internet allow for mathematicians to proceed heuristically and quasi-inductively.
by David Bressoud, et al. - Springer Open
This text focuses on the main trends in the field of calculus education. The findings reveal a cornerstone issue that is strongly linked to the formalism of calculus concepts and to the difficulties it generates in the learning and teaching process.