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ERIC Number: ED200417
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Time Out for Problem Solving.
Champagne, Audrey B.; And Others
Teachers in elementary schools, supervisors of instruction, and other educational practitioners are the primary audience for this publication. The paper presents philosophical, psychological, and practical reasons for including a problem-solving approach in elementary school instruction. It draws on the writings of John Dewey, Jean Piaget, James Greeno, Robert Glaser, Lauren Resnick and others to bring together ideas about problem solving that are useful for the practicing teacher. In addition, the paper contains a detailed illustration of the use of a problem-solving approach to teach elementary school children the important concept of area. (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Learning Research and Development Center.
Identifiers: Mathematics Education Research
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