ERIC Number: ED386386
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
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Writing To Learn Mathematics: Strategies That Work.
Writing can provide opportunities for students to construct their own knowledge of mathematics. The student work that appears in this book shows learners interpreting unfamiliar texts, constructing arguments, struggling to understand complex systems, and developing new approaches to problems. The chapters are entitled: (1) "Writing to Learn"; (2) "Getting Started"; (3) "Autobiography"; (4) "Journals"; (5) "Word Problems and Problems with Words"; (6) "Formal Writing"; (7) "Evaluation and Testing"; and (8) "Reflections in the Classroom." An appendix analyzes a sample word problem. (Contains 97 references.) (MKR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Education, Teaching Methods, Word Problems (Mathematics), Writing Across the Curriculum
Heinemann, 361 Hanover St., Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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