ERIC Number: ED421366
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Math Ties: Problem Solving, Logic Teasers, and Math Puzzles All "Tied" To the Math Curriculum. Book B1.
This book contains a classroom-tested approach to the teaching of problem solving to all students in Grades 6-8, regardless of ability. Information on problem solving in general is provided, then mathematical problems on logic, exponents, fractions, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, number theory, set theory, ratio, proportion, percent, probability, charts and topology are presented. Answers to all problems are included. A problem-solving portfolio, a math myths exercise, a matrix of problem-solving concepts, and a matrix of problem-solving strategies are appended. (ASK)
Descriptors: Algebra, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometry, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, 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
Note: Illustrated by Rob Gallerani. For Book A1, see SE 061 687.