ERIC Number: ED417071
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Directed Numbers at Secondary School Level. Series of Caribbean Volunteer Publications, No. 7.
Voluntary Services Overseas, Castries (St. Lucia).
This book is a collection of teaching strategies and activities for teachers of secondary mathematics. This volume is the product of a workshop that focused on student understanding of directed numbers. Suggested teaching methods include introducing the number concept, using a number line, number strips, monograms, bottle top addition and subtraction, patterns, the hare and the hounds, win or lose, magic squares, null words puzzles, multiplication matrix, using a calculator, and games. Areas of mathematics which involve the use of directed numbers and students' problems with these concepts are also discussed. (DDR)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Calculators, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Geometry, Lesson Plans, Manipulative Materials, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Curriculum, Measurement, Number Concepts, Problem Solving, Secondary Education
VSO Resource Centre, 317 Putney Bridge Road, London SW 15 2PN, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Voluntary Services Overseas, Castries (St. Lucia).