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Author Sousa, David A.
Title How the brain learns mathematics / David A. Sousa.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2008.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  QA13 .S66 2008    AVAILABLE


Call # QA13 .S66 2008
Phys. Description xii, 244 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-239) and index.
Contents Developing number sense -- Learning to calculate -- Reviewing the elements of learning -- Teaching mathematics to the preschool and kindergarten brain -- Teaching mathematics to the preadolescent brain -- Teaching mathematics to the adolescent brain -- Recognizing and addressing mathematics difficulties -- Putting it all together : planning lessons in PreK-12.
Summary Highly respected author and researcher David A. Sousa explains the latest neuroscientific findings in practical, understandable terms and discusses the impact this information has for teaching mathematics at all grade levels. This book covers the cognitive mechanisms for learning mathematics, the environmental and developmental factors that contribute to mathematics difficulties, and ways to differientiate mathematics instruction. -- BACK COVER
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Learning, Psychology of.
Learning -- Physiological aspects.
ISBN 9781412953054 (cloth)
1412953057 (cloth)
9781412953061 (pbk.)
1412953065 (pbk.)