ERIC Number: EJ636829
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
What Counts in Math-Related Books for Children.
Whitin, David; Whitin, Phyllis
Journal of Children's Literature, v27 n1 p49-55 Spr 2001
Notes how literature has a powerful role to play in fostering children's understanding of mathematical ideas. Discusses 19 books focusing on mathematics. Concludes that children's literature can help restore the story that has often been missing in traditional mathematics instruction. (SG)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving
Published by the Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, Evelyn Freeman, co-editor, School of Teaching and Learning, The Ohio State University, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 N. High St, Columbus, OH 43210.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: A Multicultural Perspective on Children and Their Literature.