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Teachers Engaged in Research: Inquiry into Mathematics Classrooms in Grades 3-5


reviewed by Elaine Young — December 21, 2006

coverTitle: Teachers Engaged in Research: Inquiry into Mathematics Classrooms in Grades 3-5
Author(s): Cynthia W. Langrall (Ed.)
Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Charlotte
ISBN: 1593114974 , Pages: 244, Year: 2006
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Teachers Engaged in Research: Inquiry into Mathematics Classrooms, Grades 3-5 is one of a four-part series under the general editorship of Marilyn Cochran-Smith, with series editor Denise S. Mewborn. This book is devoted to the teaching and learning of mathematics in grades 3-5. The book consists of a series forward by Marilyn Cochran-Smith, an introduction by Cynthia W. Langrall, followed by 10 chapters written by mathematics teachers and teacher educators from seven U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. The book bears the NCTM logo and indeed, all chapters give reference to the NCTM Standards (2000) and other related documents; however, the book is published by a publisher focusing on scholarly book series in Education, Social Science and Business Management. The inclusion of chapters from authors in Canada illuminates the influence of the NCTM standards outside of the United States. This book is intended for use by teachers who are committed to... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: December 21, 2006
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12904, Date Accessed: 10/16/2017 8:25:09 PM

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  • Elaine Young
    Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
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    ELAINE YOUNG, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Dr. Young teaches mathematics content courses for preservice and inservice teachers and is the project director for a two-year grant program to increase the number of “highly qualified” mathematics teachers at the middle and high school level in South Texas. Her areas of interest include the learning and teaching of mathematics by preservice elementary teachers, the role of problem solving in learning and teaching mathematics, and mathematical activities that use large muscles and team collaboration in outdoor or large space settings. Recent publications include Excelling with Fibonacci and the golden mean (ON-Math, 2006) and TEKS: A mathematical continuum for the early grades (Texas Mathematics Teacher, 2006).
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