
02369189
j
2008f.00268
Marshall, John
Math Wars 2: it's the teaching, stupid!
Phi Delta Kappan 87, No. 5, 356363 (2006).
2006
Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) International, Bloomington, IN
EN
E62
D32
D42
teaching mathematics with understanding
cardinal numbers
set theory
teaching methods
curriculum development
primary education
Summary: In math classes, teachers often focus instruction on the formulas and processes needed to solve different types of problems but neglect to teach the concepts on which these tools are based. Before they can do this, the author argues, teachers themselves need to understand 'understanding math'.