ERIC Number: EJ559984
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Mathematical Investigations--Powerful Learning Situations.
Chapin, Suzanne H.
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v3 n5 p332-38 Feb 1998
Lists questions and answers for mathematical investigations that teachers should ask when they consider using alternative approaches to teach new content. Presents an example of a mathematical investigation on concepts of area, symmetry, pattern, function, algebraic rules, and Pythagorean theorem. Argues that investigations offer opportunities for students to explore a topic in depth and to make connections among representations. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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