Finding your Math Power
After a brief history of math education, the book discusses current standards and general problem-solving. Each subsequent chapter discusses a specific area of instruction and how to teach it effectively. Target skills include sets and Venn diagrams, whole numbers, fractions and decimals, percent, integers, and real numbers. Readers learn various ways to approach and work through the problems in order to meet the varied needs of their students.
Intended as an inspiring and encouraging guide, Finding your Math Power helps each reader increase their math abilities and embrace their own math power. The book is appropriate for elementary and middle school education programs for pre-service teachers. It is also an excellent reference for teaching professionals seeking to improve their skills as math educators.