ERIC Number: ED465514
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
EDThoughts: What We Know about Mathematics Teaching and Learning.
Sutton, John, Ed.; Krueger, Alice, Ed.
This volume, part of the EDThoughts series, was authored by mathematics education specialists from across the United States. It addresses approximately 50 questions of interest to mathematics educators, including "How does integrated instruction in mathematics affect teaching and learning?" and "What factors contribute most strongly to students' success in learning mathematics?" Teaching mathematics with technology, characteristics of appropriate homework, benefits of active learning, and communicating with the public about the importance of mathematics also are discussed. The purpose of the book is to support standards-based reform of mathematics education. For each question addressed, background is provided from the perspectives of research and best practices, followed by implications for improving classroom instruction. (Contains 209 references.) (MM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Teaching Methods
Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, 2550 S. Parker Road, Suite 500, Aurora, CO 80014-1678 ($11). Tel: 303-337-0990; Web site: http://www.mcrel.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Network of Eisenhower Regional Consortia and National Clearinghouse.; Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics.; Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning, Aurora, CO.