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ERIC Number: ED427962
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 131
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56676-676-1
That Can't Be Right! Using Counterintuitive Math Problems.
Maylone, Nelson John
This book is designed to provide middle-grade mathematics teachers with ideas for enlivening instruction to help students acquire a sense about numbers. Guided classroom discussions for writing opportunities centered on the theme of problem solving are provided. Following an introduction, chapters include the following: Counterintuitive Problems; Challenges and Puzzles; Demonstrations, Games, and Activities; and Investigations. Appendices include problem-solving strategies, Multiple Intelligences Theory, and 18 ideas for middle-grade mathematics classrooms.(ASK)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A