## 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

**Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics:** Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States z by Liping Ma

Whitin & Wilde, **Read Any Good Math Lately** and **It's The Story That Counts** - how to "read" math (K-6)

**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Math Through Children’s Literature, Kathryn L. Braddon good, but a little outdated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