ERIC Number: ED463953
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Dec
Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics, Part 2: Recommendations for the Classroom. ERIC Digest.
Grouws, Douglas A.; Cebulla, Kristin J.
Based on a summary of research findings on best teacher practices in mathematics education, which is presented in Part 1, the companion to this digest, recommendations are given to improve mathematics teaching practices. Among the recommendations 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. (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.
Note: For part 1, see SE 064 317.