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Mathematical Thinking : How to Develop It in the Classroom.

Author: Masami Isoda; Shigeo Katagiri
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific, 2012.
Series: Monographs on lesson study for teaching mathematics and sciences.
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Developing mathematical thinking is one of major aims of mathematics education. In mathematics education research, there are a number of researches which describe what it is and how we can observe in experimental research. However, teachers have difficulties developing it in the classrooms. This book is the result of lesson studies over the past 50 years. It describes three perspectives of mathematical thinking:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Isoda, Masami
Mathematical Thinking : How to Develop It in the Classroom
Singapore : World Scientific, c2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Masami Isoda; Shigeo Katagiri
ISBN: 9789814350853 9814350850
OCLC Number: 794328374
Notes: Examples.
Description: 1 online resource (318 p.)
Contents: Preface to the Series; Preface to the Book; Acknowledgements; Contents; Introductory Chapter: Problem Solving Approach to Develop Mathematical Thinking; 1.1 The Teaching Approach as the Result of Lesson Study; 1.1.1 Learning mathematics by/for themselves; 1.1.2 The difference between tasks and problems (problematic); 1.1.3 Teachers' questioning, and changing and adding representations; 1.1.4 Extending the ideas which we have already learned; 1.2 Setting the Activities for Explaining, Listening, Reflecting, and Appreciating in Class; 1.2.1 Structure of Problem Solving Approaches. 1.2.2 Diversity of solutions and the objective of the class1.2.3 Comparison based on the problematic; 1.2.4 Using the blackboard for illustrating children's thinking process; 1.3 The Roles of the Curriculum and Textbooks; 1.4 Perspectives for Developing Mathematical Thinking; 1.4.1 Mathematical thinking: a major research topic of lesson study; 1.4.2 Mathematical thinking: a bird's-eye view; References; Part I Mathematical Thinking: Theory of Teaching Mathematics to Develop Children Who Learn Mathematics for Themselves; Chapter 1 Mathematical Thinking as the Aim of Education. 1.1 Developing Children Who Learn Mathematics for Themselves1.2 Mathematical Thinking as an Ability to Think and to Make Decisions; 1.3 The Hierarchy of Ability and Thinking; Chapter 2 The Importance of Cultivating Mathematical Thinking; 2.1 The Importance of Teaching Mathematical Thinking; 2.1.1 The driving forces in pursuing knowledge and skills; 2.1.2 Achieving independent thinking and the ability to learn independently; 2.2 Example: How Many Squares Are There?; 2.2.1 The usual lesson process; 2.2.2 Problems with this method; 2.2.3 The preferred method. 2.2.4 Mathematical thinking is the key ability hereChapter 3 The Mindset and Mathematical Thinking; 3.1 Mathematical Thinking; 3.1.1 Focus on the mindset: attitude and disposition; 3.1.2 Three variables for thinking mathematically; 3.1.3 Importance of Denotative understanding of mathematical thinking; 3.1.4 Mathematical thinking is the driving force behind knowledge and skills; 3.2 Structure of Mathematical Thinking; Chapter 4 Mathematical Methods; 4.1 Inductive Thinking; Meaning; Examples; Important aspects about teaching inductive thinking; 4.2 Analogical Thinking; Meaning; Examples. Important aspects about teaching analogical thinking4.3 Deductive Thinking; Meaning; Examples; Important aspect about teaching deductive thinking; 4.4 Integrative Thinking; Meaning; Type I integration (high-level integration); Type II integration (comprehensive integration); Type III integration (extensional thinking); Example for type I; Example 2 for type II; Example 3 for type III; Important aspects about teaching integrative thinking; 4.5 Developmental Thinking; Meaning; Examples; Important aspects about teaching developmental thinking; 4.6 Abstract Thinking (Abstraction); Meaning.
Series Title: Monographs on lesson study for teaching mathematics and sciences.

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Developing mathematical thinking is one of major aims of mathematics education. In mathematics education research, there are a number of researches which describe what it is and how we can observe in experimental research. However, teachers have difficulties developing it in the classrooms. This book is the result of lesson studies over the past 50 years. It describes three perspectives of mathematical thinking: Mathematical Attitude (Minds set), Mathematical Methods in General and Mathematical Ideas with Content and explains how to develop them in the classroom with illuminating examples.

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