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ERIC Number: EJ541858
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1072-0839
The Missing Link? Writing in Mathematics Class!
Ciochine, John G.; Polivka, Grace
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v2 n5 p316-20 Mar-Apr 1997
Describes the use of writing activities as tools for teaching mathematics while helping students develop communication and reasoning skills. Writing takes the form of formal essays about mathematical problems, writing to prompts, or focused journal writing. Students learn to clarify, refine, and consolidate thinking. Children learn mathematics best by arguing about strategies and expressing opinions in a carefully written form. (PVD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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