ERIC Number: ED327407
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Creative Problem Solving.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Mathematics Education.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development.
This publication was prepared to assist school personnel in strengthening their overall mathematics programs. These materials give an overview of a variety of teaching techniques for use in the first eight grades. The illustrative problems are concerned with those topics usually studied at the elementary school level. The problem-solving approaches recommended are designed to be useful in every subject. The materials in this publication may also prove valuable as a basis for in-service teacher education. Chapters include: (1) "An Enlarged View of Problem Solving"; (2) "How to Create Problems"; (3) "Organizing Facts to Perceive Patterns"; (4) "Some More Attempts at Creating Problems"; (5) "Many, Many, Many"; and (6) "Some Concluding Thoughts on Problem Solving." Appended is a section on students with handicapping conditions. (KR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Mathematics Education.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development.
Note: Revised 1989, by Stephen Brown.