ERIC Number: EJ578286
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Applying Mathematics with Real World Connections: Metacognitive Characteristics of Secondary Students.
Stillman, Gloria A.; Galbraith, Peter L.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v36 n2 p157-95 Jul 1998
Reports on an intensive study of problem-solving activity of female students at the senior secondary level. Focuses on both the mathematical processing and the underlying cognitive and metacognitive activities that led to that processing. Concludes that all successful groups displayed a high number of key points where metacognitive decisions could influence cognitive action. Contains 41 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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