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Meiring, Steven P. – 1980

This second booklet of a two-part publication, designed as an in-service tool for teachers of grades K-9, concerns the teaching and curriculum aspects of problem solving. It is a digest of selected topics integral to successful problem-solving instruction. The resource is organized into independent units for individual reference or group…

Descriptors: Calculators, Cognitive Processes, Educational Resources, Elementary Education

Brandau, Linda; Easley, Jack – 1979

This paper is divided into three parts. Part I connects the reality of the classroom with the idealism which arises from some of the problem solving literature. It is argued that a broader concept of problem solving is needed to provide a perspective for bridging the gap between the conceptions of problem solving in the literature and typical…

Descriptors: Computation, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics

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Kirkby, Dave – Mathematics in School, 1987

Described are a variety of mathematical games that can be played on a chess board and using either chess pieces or counters that move according to chess-piece moves. (RH)

Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Instruction

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Tapson, Frank – Mathematics in School, 1987

Presented are activities and references involving tangrams. Seven pieces are cut from a single square of paper; other shapes and objects are made from these pieces. (RH)

Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometric Constructions, Geometry