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ERIC Number: EJ500124
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
Sharing Teaching Ideas: A Guide to More Sensible Word Problems.
Marks, Daniel
Mathematics Teacher, v87 n8 p610-11 Nov 1994
Presents suggestions for improving textbook and classroom word problems: (1) Avoid composing exercises that inspire unanswerable questions, (2) State problems in terms of the future instead of the past, and (3) Find motivation for solving a problem beyond idle curiosity; some advantage should be gained from solving the problem. (MKR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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