Math Teaching Books and Aids
On the Living Math Forum (LMF) elist, members compiled a list of recommended video resources recently. Comments are being added as they become available as to age range and applicability. If you are concerned, always preview content first, as different families can have very different opinions on appropriateness.
z = Most recommended by myself or LMF members
Math Power, Kenschaft, Patricia, recently revised and reprinted zz
About Teaching Mathematics: A K-8 Resource, Marilyn Burns z
Math Matters: Understanding the Math You Teach, K-6 z by Suzanne H. Chapin
The Glass Wall, Why Math Can Seem Difficult z ; Smith, Frank2002 - Math learning styles. For parents/teachers and high school
The Math Gene, Kevin Devlin, no, there isn't any such thing, but what makes math seem easier for some than others?
Math Through Children’s Literature, Kathryn L. Braddon good, but a little outdated
The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics z Stanislas Dehaene
Innumeracy, Mathematical Illiteracy, Paulos, John Allen, 1988 - I know many recommend this, and it's good. I personally like the W.W. Sawyer books better, but that is a personal preference.
Overcoming Math Anxiety by Sheila Tobias
Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World by Laurie Parsons, Jeffrey Freed
Teaching Mathematics: A Sourcebook of Aids, Activities, and Strategies, Sobel, Max and Maletsky, Evan
Vision in Elementary Mathematics, W. W. Sawyer z I like this one
Beyond Facts & Flashcards : Exploring Math with Your Kids by Jan Mokros
Math investigations through games by Dave Kirkby