From the Back Cover
A new book that focuses on "interactive teaching", a new, more effective technique for helping elementary-school children learn mathematics. It has an interactive teaching approach, with its focus on reasoning, problem-solving, and communicating, has been proven effective with children at all levels of mathematics competence. Coverage examines the use of models and children's intuitive understanding to help young learners develop mathematics concepts and learn problem- solving procedures. Includes a chapter devoted to using interactive teaching with children with special needs. For educators in the field of mathematics.