ERIC Number: ED047932
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Overview...Verbal Problem Solving, Set B. Using Research: A Key to Elementary School Mathematics.
Suydam, Marilyn N.; Weaver, J. Fred
This bulletin gives an overview of research studies which pertain to the verbal problem-solving ability of elementary school children. Studies included relate directly to the following questions: (1) What factors are related to problem solving ability? (2) What are the characteristics of good problem solvers? (3) How important is reading to problem-solving ability? (4) What is the role of "understanding?" (5) Is the study of vocabulary helpful? (6) What problem settings are most effective? (7) Does the order of processes affect problem difficulty? (8) Does the order of data affect problem difficulty? (9) Should we place the question first or last? (10) What is the role of formal analysis? (11) What techniques help in improving pupils' ability to solve problems? (12) Is it helpful for pupils to work in groups? (FL)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Center for Cooperative Research with Schools.