ERIC Number: EJ458644
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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The Power of Thinking Mathematics.
Gill, Alice J.; Billups, Lovely H.
American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, v16 n4 p4-11,48 Win 1992
Describes Thinking Mathematics, a research-based approach to teaching mathematics. Value is placed on thinking and communicating mathematically and using what is known to find the unknown. The program requires teachers to rethink their beliefs and assumptions about teaching and learning mathematics. Examples of program implementation are given. (SLD)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Innovation, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Teachers, Problem Solving, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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