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ERIC Number: EJ241193
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
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Folk Mathematics.
Maier, Eugene
Mathematics Teaching, n93 p21-23 Dec 1980
An example of an unrealistic "real world" problem from the National Assessment of Educational Progress highlights a comparison of school and "folk" mathematics. The failures of typical problems taught in school and some suggested remedies are featured. (MP) Aspect of National Assessment (NAEP) dealt with in this document: Results (Special Analyses).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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