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Getting into the mathematics conversation

Getting into the mathematics conversation

valuing communication in mathematics classrooms readings from NCMT"s school-based journals

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Published by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics in Reston, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- United States,
  • Mathematics teachers -- Training of -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Portia C. Elliott, Cynthia M. Elliott Garnett.
    ContributionsElliott, Portia C., Garnett, Cynthia M. Elliott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA13 .G49 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16341812M
    ISBN 109780873536011
    LC Control Number2007024296
    OCLC/WorldCa144768660

    Math’s infinite mysteries and beauty unfold in this follow-up to the best-selling The Science Book. Beginning millions of years ago with ancient “ant odometers” and moving through time to our modern-day quest for new dimensions, it covers milestones in mathematical history. Among the numerous delights readers will learn about as they dip into this inviting anthology: cicada-generated /5(12).


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