A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers (7th Edition)

This best-selling text emphasizes solid mathematics content, problem-solving skills, and analytical techniques. The seventh edition focuses on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Principles and Standards 2000. The text allows for a variety of approaches to teaching, encourages discussion and collaboration among students and with their instructors, allows for the integration of projects into the curriculum, and promotes discovery and active learning. Students using this text will receive solid preparation in mathematics, develop confidence in their math skills and benefit from teaching and learning techniques that really work.

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By Paula (Ely, NV) · ★★★★☆ · July 28, 2014
This book is a pretty good resource for elementary teachers. It helped me greatly in the geometry portion of the book. I have a better understanding of geometry and how to do certain geometric functions. ...more
By Cheryl (Yakima, WA) · October 29, 2008
This is a great book to get back into the jargon of mathematics after several years. I am enjoying this book so much I read it every night! Hahahaha! :-) Ok, well there is a grade attached to that motivation too, but ah well! ...more
By Becky (The United States) · ★☆☆☆☆ · September 19, 2009
I did not find this book very helpful...I got more help from a math-pro brother-in-law. Thank heaven for him, because I thought the book was useless. ...more
By Ray (Austin, TX) · ★★★★☆ · February 09, 2011
Makes my brain hurt- so simple, yet so complicated. I'm back to thinking about math in my sleep and in the shower. Ha!!! ...more