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Mathematics Education : Books

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Useful Words for Searching the Library Catalog

Mathematics -- Study and Teaching

You can limit your search by specifying a certain branch of math, for instance:

Algebra -- Study and teaching

You can also limit your search by specifying grade level, for instance:

Calculus -- Study and teaching (Higher)

To find kits or manipulatives, use the term "realia" and the name of the subject area.


Call Numbers

The general call number range for mathematics materials is:

QA (all)

More specifically,

QA101-145 (Elementary)
QA150-272.5 (Algebra)
QA273-280 (Probability; Statistics)
QA440-699 (Geometry; Trigonometry)

This is true for all MERIT locations: Professional, PreK-12, and Reference stacks.

Below are topical sections highlighting a few of the books at MERIT Library.

There are many more general resource books and plenty of content-related books that you can find in the Library Catalog or by browsing the library's shelves in this call number range.

General Books about Teaching Math at MERIT Library

These books are comprehensive, covering an array of mathematics teacher education topics, including assessment, history, foundations, classroom management, teaching strategies, professional development and some lesson ideas.

Lesson Plans and Curriculum Books at MERIT Library

Student Teaching and Teaching Tips Books at MERIT Library

Subject Guide

Technology Integration Books at MERIT Library