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ERIC Number: ED167383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Research Reporting Sections, Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (57th, Boston, Massachusetts, April 18-21, 1979).
Higgins, Jon L., Ed.
This document provides abstracts of 20 research reports. Topics covered include: children's comprehension of simple story problems; field independence and group instruction; problem-solving competence and memory; spatial visualization and the use of manipulative materials; effects of games on mathematical skills; problem-solving ability and right hemisphere processing; effects of calculator use; effects of spatial instruction; conceptualization of subtraction; cognitive processes used in problem-solving; variables discriminating good and poor problem solvers; heuristic hints and the solution processes. (MP)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Algebra, Calculators, Computation, Concept Formation, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instruction, Mathematics Education, Problem Solving
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Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.