ERIC Number: ED421365
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Math Ties: Problem Solving, Logic Teasers, and Math Puzzles All "Tied" to the Math Curriculum. Book A1.
This book contains a classroom-tested approach to the teaching of problem solving to all students in Grades 4-6, regardless of ability. Information on problem solving in general is provided, then mathematical problems on logic, whole numbers, number theory, fractions, decimals, geometry, ratio, proportion, percent, probability, sets, and pre-algebra are presented. Answers to all problems are included. A problem-solving portfolio, a math myth's exercise, a matrix of problem-solving concepts, and a matrix of problem-solving strategies are appended. (ASK)
Descriptors: Algebra, Geometry, Intermediate Grades, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Number Concepts, Probability, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Critical Thinking Books & Software, P.O. Box 448, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-0448; World Wide Web: www.criticalthinking.com ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Illustrated by Rob Gallerani. For Book B1, see SE 061 688.