ERIC Number: ED469881
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Problem Solving: Getting to the Heart of Mathematics.
Jarrett, Denise, Ed.
Northwest Teacher, v1 n1 Spr 2000
This publication features articles that illustrate how several Northwest teachers are using problem solving to achieve rigorous and imaginative learning in their classrooms. Articles include: (1) "Open-Ended Problem Solving: Weaving a Web of Ideas" (Denise Jarrett); (2) "Teenager or Tyke, Students Learn Best by Tackling Challenging Math" (Suzie Boss); (3) "Want to Gain Parents' Trust? Let Them in on the Action" (Rosemary Shinohara); (4) "Reflections: Confessions of a Former Mathphobe" (Judith Carter); (5) "Connected Corner: Technology Tips" (Judi Mathis Johnson); (6) "Classroom Resources: A Library of Materials" (Amy Sutton); (7) "Discourse: Integrating Problem Solving and Projects" (Louis Nadelson); and (8) "Inquiry: A Way of Seeing" (Chris Sanchez). (KHR)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Development, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Parent Participation, Problem Solving
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Mathematics and Science Education Center, 101 SW Main Street, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204. Tel: 503-275-0457; e-mail: email@example.com. For full text: http://www.nwrel.org/msec.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab, Portland, OR. Mathematics and Science Education Center.
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