Freitag's MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS: A PROCESS APPROACH was developed using the five Content Standards from the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Traditionally, textbooks for pre-service elementary teachers hav... more
An OPENING PROBLEM appears on the first page of each chapter and provides an application of the upcoming content. The problems can be answered by using specific content contained within the chapter. Answers are given directly before the Chapter Review.
GETTING STARTED introduces each chapter and re... more
The FIVE MATHEMATICAL PROCESSES identified in the NCTM Principles and Standards are used as a framework for this textbook through which the content is stated, explained, demonstrated, and engaged. This "process approach" can be seen in the EXAMPLES and each process is identified by the appropriate i... more