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Volume Two of the Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series provides practical guidance along with proven strategies for practicing teachers of grades 3 through 5. 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 these 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 professional 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
Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Volume Two, Grades 3—5
Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Volume Three, Grades 5—8
Van de Walle is the gold standard for teaching elementary mathematics.Published 9 months ago by Deb in Texas
I was hoping to have more examples from the book on how to teach my child common core math. It has good suggestions, but not enough. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ron H
Gives specific strategies and techniques that are immediately useful. Highly recommend! It spans several grades, so if you teach just one, there's not a ton that will be what you... Read morePublished 18 months ago by V. Harbin
I love this book because it shows the practicality behind doing and teaching math. There are a lot of ideas for hands-on materials, as well, which is always great!Published 23 months ago by Laci
Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics is a great classroom resource. This book provides research-based solving problem strategies crucial to teaching mathematics in the elementary... Read morePublished on November 21, 2013 by Blair Phelps
I chose this rating because it is a good reference to find hands on math activities that go along with the CCSS.Published on June 13, 2013 by Debbie