ERIC Number: ED485400
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
Effects of a Generative Instructional Design Strategy on Learning Mathematics and on Attitudes towards Achievement. What Works Clearinghouse Brief Study Report
What Works Clearinghouse
The Expert Mathematician (version 3.0), a middle school math curriculum, was developed from LogoWriter, a computer program that the developer claims is designed to help children learn independently through exploration. According to J. J. Baker, the Expert Mathematician is designed to provide a creative environment that is intended to foster a child?shigher learning skills. It contains 196 lessons. This WWC Study Report reviews a study that compares the effects of The Expert Mathematician with those of a more traditional, teacher-directed curriculum (Baker, 1997). This WWC report summarizes the study and reviews its strengths and weaknesses.
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Grade 8
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: What Works Clearinghouse (ED), Washington, DC.