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Author Ma, Liping.

Title Knowing and teaching elementary mathematics : teachers' understanding of fundamental mathematics in China and the United States / Liping Ma.

Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999.

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 Moore Stacks  QA135.5 .M22 1999    Available  ---
Description xxv, 166 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in mathematical thinking and learning series
Studies in mathematical thinking and learning.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-160) and indexes.
Contents ch. 1. Subtraction with regrouping: approaches to teaching a topic -- ch. 2. Multidigit number multiplication: dealing with students' mistakes -- ch. 3. Generating representations: division by fractions -- ch. 4. Exploring new knowledge: the relationship between perimeter and area -- ch. 5. Teachers' subject matter knowledge: profound understanding of fundamental mathematics -- ch. 6. Profound understanding of fundamental mathematics: when and how is it attained.
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- China.
Comparative education.
ISBN 0805829091 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0805829083 (cloth : alk. paper)