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How the brain learns mathematics

Author: David A Sousa
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008.
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Highly respected author and researcher David A. Sousa explains the latest neuroscientific findings in practical, understandable terms and discusses the impact this information has for teaching mathematics at all grade levels. This book covers the cognitive mechanisms for learning mathematics, the environmental and developmental factors that contribute to mathematics difficulties, and ways to differientiate  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sousa, David A.
How the brain learns mathematics.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2008
(OCoLC)761179478
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Sousa
ISBN: 9781412953054 1412953057 9781412953061 1412953065
OCLC Number: 145431675
Description: xii, 244 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Developing number sense --
Learning to calculate --
Reviewing the elements of learning --
Teaching mathematics to the preschool and kindergarten brain --
Teaching mathematics to the preadolescent brain --
Teaching mathematics to the adolescent brain --
Recognizing and addressing mathematics difficulties --
Putting it all together : planning lessons in PreK-12.
Responsibility: David A. Sousa.
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Discusses cognitive mechanisms for learning mathematics and factors that contribute to mathematics difficulties, examines how the brain develops an understanding of number relationships, and connects  Read more...

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