ERIC Number: ED467780
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Beyond Arithmetic: Changing Mathematics in the Elementary Classroom.
Mokros, Jan; Russell, Susan Jo; Economopoulos, Karen
This book describes the development of a new elementary mathematics curriculum called "Investigations in Number, Data, and Space". The book has practical suggestions and is aimed at helping educators who are implementing curricula such as Investigations. Chapter titles include: (1) "Teaching Children Mathematics"; (2) "The Jobs of a Mathematics Curriculum"; (3) "A Look into the Classroom"; (4) "Questions Teachers Ask"; (5) "A New Kind of Assessment"; and (6) "Finding Time and a Place for Math." (MM)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Innovation, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Program Descriptions, Program Implementation
Dale Seymour Publications, Pearson Learning, 135 S. Mount Zion Rd., P.O. Box 2500, Lebanon, IN 46052 ($21.95). Tel: 800-526-9907 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.pearsonlearning.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: TERC, Cambridge, MA.