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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Heinemann; 1 edition (Nov. 1 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0325028419
  • ISBN-13: 978-0325028415
  • Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 1.3 x 23.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 249 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #258,204 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Catherine Twomey Fosnot is the Founding Director of Mathematics in the City and former Professor of Education at The City College of the City of New York. She has twice received the "best writing" award from AERA's Constructivist SIG and she was the recipient of the "young scholar" award by Educational Communication and Technology Journal. She is the lead author of the Contexts for Learning Mathematics series as well as the Young Mathematicians at Work series.

Bill Jacob is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In addition to his mathematical research, he develops and teaches courses for pre-service teachers. He is coauthor with Catherine Fosnot of Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Algebra and has been a collaborator with Mathematics in the City for twelve years.


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This book offers deep insights into what algebra is and how it can be developed from the very youngest grades. Detailed classroom descriptions offer both useful tasks and excellent teaching strategies. True to its title, it aims to develop "young mathematicians" who engage in developing, testing, and proving their own mathematical ideas. I particularly appreciated the attention the authors paid to bridging individual and collective understanding. By the end of the book, Grade 5 students are solving systems of equations!
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Ideal for any teacher of mathematics.
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This book is another great addition to my professional library. Cathy Fosnot continues to inspire teachers by helping develop their math skills. I highly recommend all of her books!


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