ERIC Number: ED463952
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics, Part 1: Research Findings. ERIC Digest.
Grouws, Douglas A.; Cebulla, Kristin J.
This digest summarizes research findings on best teacher practices in mathematics education. Among the findings are: students can learn both concepts and skills by solving problems; whole-class discussion following individual and group work improves student achievement; and using calculators in the learning of mathematics can result in increased achievement and improved student attitudes. Recommendations based on this summary are discussed in part 2, the companion to this digest. (Contains 16 references.) (MM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Calculators, Concept Formation, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Problem Solving
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.