Adding it Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics
by Jeremy Kilpatrick, Jane Swafford, Bradford Findell, Editors; Mathematics Learning Study Committee; National Research Council
Adding It Up provides a historical perspective in mathematics education and the presenter can refer participants to this document for advancing their own knowledge about how students in pre-K through 8th grade learn mathematics and it recommends how teaching, curricula, and teacher education should change to improve mathematics learning and teaching.
Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics
by Liping Ma
This book is a must read for mathematics educators.