Volume One of the Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series provides practical guidance along with proven strategies for practicing teachers of kindergarten through grade 3. In addition to many of the popular topics and features from John Van de Walle’s market-leading textbook, Elementary and Middle School Mathematics, this volume offers brand-new material specifically written for the early grades. The expanded grade-specific coverage and unique page design allow readers to quickly and easily locate information to implement in the classroom. Nearly 200 grade-appropriate activities are included. The student-centered, problem-based approach will help students develop real understanding and confidence in mathematics, making this series indispensable for teachers!
John Van de Walle is Professor Emeritus at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a co-author of Scott Foresman—Addison Wesley Mathematics, a K-to-6 textbook series and the author of Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally, the best-selling text and resource book on which this series is based.
LouAnn Lovin is a former classroom teacher and is currently an assistant professor in mathematics education at James Madison University, where she teaches mathematics methods and mathematics content courses for Pre-K—8 prospective teachers and is involved in the mathematical professional development of teachers in grades 4—8.
Collect all three volumes in the Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series! Each volume provides in-depth coverage at specific grade levels. Learn more about the series at www.abprofessionaled.com.
Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Volume One, Grades K-3, 1/e
Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Volume Two, Grades 3-5, 1/e
Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Volume Three, Grades 5-8, 1/e
Van De Walle has the most amazing math activities. This book explains math in a whole new way. A must for any elementary teacher.Published 19 months ago by Fdavis19
got it for a class at school. good examples. lots of different math games and ideas. i think i will keep when i become a teacher.Published 22 months ago by Christina Russell
The book was just what i was looking for to assist my two daughters with the new math concept that is being taught at their school. All the assistance i can get.Published 22 months ago by Magalene Molock
As my state is just entering into common core, teacher trainings were far and few between for us. I saw so many references in many CCSS frameworks from different states that I... Read morePublished on October 19, 2012 by Althea L Young
Book is easy to read and useful in the classroom. I would recommend this book for any elementary math teacher.Published on September 27, 2011 by kmc123
This is a good book with a lot of different activities for different types of learners. Very handy and beneficial!Published on June 27, 2011 by eks37
This is absolutely the best book I have read and used for teaching "hands-on" math activities in the classroom. Using the five and ten frame has been a great asset to my students. Read morePublished on October 9, 2010 by Suzanne Witt
This book has a lot of hands on activities that children can use to explore and learn math concepts. Read morePublished on April 3, 2010 by Janice K. Marzano
This book is a wonderful resource for teachers and those working in professional development. It brings together some of the best work in mathematics by authors and researchers. Read morePublished on January 30, 2010 by Cheryl