How to Teach Mathematics, Second Edition

How to Teach Mathematics, Second Edition

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This expanded edition of the original bestseller, How to Teach Mathematics, offers hands-on guidance for teaching mathematics in the modern classroom setting. Twelve appendices have been added that are written by experts who have a wide range of opinions and viewpoints on the major teaching issues. Eschewing generalities, the award-winning author and teacher, Steven Krantz, addresses issues such as preparation, presentation, discipline, and grading. He also emphasizes specifics--from how to deal with students who beg for extra points on an exam to mastering blackboard technique to how to use applications effectively. No other contemporary book addresses the principles of good teaching in such a comprehensive and cogent manner. The broad appeal of this text makes it accessible to areas other than mathematics. The principles presented can apply to a variety of disciplines--from music to English to business. Lively and humorous, yet serious and sensible, this volume offers readers incisive information and practical applications.For example, the concern for respect recurs often. Because it is so ... As challenging as it might seem, we need to be able to answer these questions for ourselves, for our students, and for out institutions. ... 2 2William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act V, Scene 5 Why (and How) I Teach without Long Lectures J. J. 252 APPENDICES.

Title:How to Teach Mathematics, Second Edition
Author:Steven George Krantz
Publisher:American Mathematical Soc. - 1999


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