ERIC Number: ED214776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics for the Middle Grades (5-9). 1982 Yearbook.
Silvey, Linda, Ed.; Smart, James R., Ed.
This yearbook for teachers of mathematics in grades 5-9 contains three sections: (1) critical issues; (2) learning activities; and (3) games, contests, and student presentations. The first section includes articles on sex-related differences, learning disabled students, computer literacy, mental arithmetic, rational numbers, and problem solving. In the second section are suggestions for a multidisciplinary unit, outdoor activities, mapping, geometry, spatial visualization, large numbers using calculators, decimals, using newspapers, using sports cards, taking an opinion poll, using graphics to display statistics, problem solving, and equation-solving skills. The last section presents games to teach fraction ideas, scientific notation, and algebraic concepts; and articles on planning a tournament, carnival, and fair. (MP)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Instruction, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Middle Schools, Problem Solving, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($13.75, members or orders of 10 or more copies earn a 20% discount).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.