ERIC Number: EJ556629
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Writing in the Mathematics Classroom: Teacher Beliefs and Practices.
Quinn, Robert J.; Wilson, Mary M.
Clearing House, v71 n1 p14-20 Sep-Oct 1997
Investigates current beliefs and practices of elementary and secondary teachers regarding using writing to teach mathematics. Finds that teachers indicated strong belief in the benefits of using writing to teach mathematics, yet actually used writing activities less than once a week. Notes reasons by which these instructional decisions are rationalized. Includes the data collection instrument used in the study. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Section: Communicating Mathematically.