Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Description: Softcover. 64 pages.
Condition: Covers show some light shelf wear and scuffing. Otherwise the book looks unread.
Dust Jacket: None as published.
Contents: This book contains eight manuscripts that address the teaching of mathematics to Asian and Pacific Island children and the roles of language and culture in the classroom. Covers the following:
Explaining Mathematics Through Asian Folktales
Hmong Needlework and Mathematics
Using Asian-Pacific Literature to Enhance Problem Solving in the Elementary School Mathematics Classroom
Differences in Arithmetic Nomenclature
Counting in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean: Support for Number Understanding
Connecting Mathematics, Language, and Culture for ESL Students: A Guam Classroom
Positive Strategies That Focus on Cultural Roots Help Asian Students Adjust to American Schools
Creating a Classroom Culture: A Pacific Perspective