More Lessons Learned from Research, Volume 2 (Download)
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Edited by Edward A. Silver and Patricia Ann Kenney
Applying research to strengthen teaching practice and ensure students’
success in mathematics
More than seventy years of research point to the importance of teaching mathematics for understanding. Successful students actively construct understanding rather than passively receive knowledge. Implications of this fundamental lesson from research are explored in different ways in this
More Lessons Learned
from Research, Volume 2 rounds out More
Lessons Learned from Research, Volume 1 (2015) by presenting twenty-four more chapters that share ideas for strengthening teaching and learning by applying accessible, relevant insights from research. As in the first volume, all the chapters have
been adapted and updated from articles published in NCTM’s Journal for Research in Mathematics Education between 2000 and 2010, and the authors have rewritten and revised their work to make it clear, understandable, and useful for classroom mathematics teachers.
The chapters cover investigations of a wide range of topics, approaches, and settings, including—
Mathematics teachers at all levels will find examples of research that is relevant to the challenges they face. This book, together with its predecessor, enables researchers and teachers to meet on common ground to improve mathematics education for all students.
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