ERIC Number: ED416087
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Linking Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: The Problem Solving Strand, Grades 3-8 Mathematics. Teacher Guide.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Accountability Services/Research.
Problem solving is one of the main components of mathematics education. This document treats problem solving as a process to be used for learning skills across the mathematics curriculum. Definition of problem solving, the environments promoting problem solving, teaching behaviors and attitudes that enhance problem solving, the criteria for good problems, and how to assess problem solving are emphasized in his document. Three types of mathematics problems for each grade level from grade 3 through grade 8 are also presented. (ASK)
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Education, Problem Solving, Standards, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2825.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Accountability Services/Research.