Adding it Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics
National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council (USA). Center for Education, National Research Council (U.S.). Mathematics Learning Study Committee
National Academy Press, 2001 - Education - 454 pages
Adding It Up explores how students in pre-K through 8th grade learn mathematics and recommends how teaching, curricula, and teacher education should change to improve mathematics learning during these critical years.
The committee identifies five interdependent components of mathematical proficiency and describes how students develop this proficiency. With examples and illustrations, the book presents a portrait of mathematics learning: