ERIC Number: ED291575
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Nov-16
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Strategies for Developing Critical Thinking in Mathematics.
Surat, Alyssa; And Others
This document suggests sources from children's literature useful in teaching a variety of mathematical concepts. The mathematical concepts discussed are: (1) numbers and numeration; (2) place value; (3) shapes; (4) addition and subtraction; (5) multiplication and division; (6) telling time; (7) probability, estimation and prediction; (8) fractions and decimals; (9) measurement; and (10) money. Discussion of each concept includes the identification and description of a primary resource, activities, extensions, and other resource books. (PK)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Computation, Critical Thinking, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Estimation (Mathematics), Geometric Concepts, Learning Activities, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Measurement, Number Concepts, Probability
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Inservice Workshop presentation for Green Valley Elementary School (November 16, 1987).