Teaching Elementary Mathematics: A Resource for Field Experiences, Fourth Edition
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Teaching Elementary Mathematics continues to provide teachers with engaging activities that help them make the most of their field experience. This comprehensive field guide is packed with tips on how to plan and implement alternative math assessment in the classroom. It includes strategies for assessing a student s grasp of procedures, concepts, and problem solving. In the School activities focus on collecting information about the school and its resources, and observing and interviewing children and teachers. Help Children Learn activities explore how to work with children through games, technology, and mini-lessons. Teachers will find this to be an excellent resource that they can rely on throughout their teaching career.


Nancy L. Smith, Ph.D., has been an educator for over twenty years. She taught elementary school and middle school mathematics for ten years in Richmond, Missouri. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Division of Early Childhood/Elementary Teacher Education at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. At ESU she teaches elementary mathematics education courses for preservice and inservice teachers, teaches general elementary education courses, and supervises student teachers.


Contents of Sections (these are not "Chapters") ---

Section 1. Learning about the School and its Resources Content


Section 2. Observing the Teacher and Students Content

Section 3. Interviewing the Teachers and Students Content


Section 4. Helping Children Learn with Games Content

Section 5. Helping Children Learn with Technology Content

Section 6. Helping Children Learn: In the Classroom Lessons Content