ERIC Number: ED378050
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Fractions, Decimals, Ratios, & Percents: Hard To Teach and Hard To Learn? Facilitator's Discussion Guide. Mathematics Teaching Cases.
Barnett, Carne, Ed.; And Others
This book is a teacher development tool presenting information to help facilitate discussions of the cases found in a companion book. The introduction discusses the values of case-based instruction, organizing a case discussion group, introducing participants to case discussions, preparing for a case discussion, discussing a case, anticipating and addressing pitfalls, and closing and assessing the discussion. Following the introduction is the main section of the book, which contains facilitator information, including questions and issues, for each of the cases contained in the case book. Appendices include a Case Discussion Process Assessment survey, and methods of obtaining facilitator feedback. Contains 40 references. (MKR)
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Decimal Fractions, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education, Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Percentage, Ratios (Mathematics), Teacher Education, Teacher Guidance, Teaching Methods
Heinemann, 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912 ($20).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.