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Description:

This 86-page practice guide (pdf) provides educators with five specific, evidence-based recommendations for improving students' mathematical problem solving in grades 4 through 8 by incorporating such activities into regular instruction. The guide contains detailed suggestions and strategies for carrying out each recommendation, including potential roadblocks with possible approaches for overcoming them. It concludes by suggesting a four-step process for incorporating the recommendations into a lesson. The guide includes an extensive list of references.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 4,Teaching strategies,Critical thinking,Visual representation,Reason quantitatively,Mathematics,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Process skills,Upper Elementary,Algebraic representation,Grade 5,Word problems,Curriculum,Model with mathematics,Modeling,Middle School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Reason abstractly,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Strategies,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160540235T,Communication,Mathematical language,Connections,Problem solving,Education,Construct arguments,Reasoning,Representation

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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