David Allsopp, Ph.D., received his doctorate in special education from the University of Florida in 1995. Prior to this, he was a teacher for middle school students with learning disabilities and emotional/behavior problems in Marion County, Florida. Dr. Allsopp's research and writing interests have focused primarily on instructional methods for students with learning and behavior problems. He has authored or co-authored journal articles, has co-developed instructional development web sites and CD-ROMs, has co-authored multiple federal- and state-funded grants, and regularly presents at state and national conferences. Dr. Allsopp is a member of the Learning Disabilities Association of America and Phi Delta Kappa. He continues to be involved in public schools by working collaboratively with schools and school districts to develop effective school-university partnerships.
"An excellent big-picture approach to teaching mathematics." --Sally L. Smith -An excellent big-picture approach to teaching mathematics.- --Sally L. Smith "An excellent big-picture approach to teaching mathematics." --Sally L. Smith "This is an excellent resource for teachers of K-12 math with struggling learners . . . It is a book that demonstrates many ways the mathematics teacher can make students' thoughts and ideas overt . . . The [authors] present ideas that will generate attention, interest, and surprise among students, and thus will foster creative thinking." --Zafer Unal, Ph.D."Assistant Professor, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg; Reviewed in Education Review-Brief Reviews" (11/30/2007) "A rich resource for all teachers who are challenged to meet the unique math instructional needs of their students . . . [and] a perfect textbook for teaching training courses in math instruction." --Esther Minskoff, Ph.D."James Madison University" (12/15/2006)