ERIC Number: ED430793
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Problem Solving/Estimation. Elementary School Mathematics: What Parents Should Know about... Second Edition.
Reys, Barbara J.
This publication contains two topics concerning estimation and problem solving contained in one volume. It illustrates to parents that there are many opportunities every day to develop, nurture, and refine their child's mathematics skills. The section on estimation is rich with ideas on how to help a child become a better estimator using everyday situations. The problem solving section is filled with real-world problem solving situations that require a solving strategy and reviews the solutions. (ASK)
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Estimation (Mathematics), Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, Problem Solving, Relevance (Education)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.