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Suydam, Marilyn N., Ed. – 1983
These two bulletins were developed for the Calculator Information Center. "Motivating Activities for Low (and Higher) Achievers," prepared by Don Miller, presents activities that suggest ways in which a calculator can be used to help reinforce or develop certain mathematical ideas. Included are sections with activities for numeration, mental…
Descriptors: Calculators, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials
Suydam, Marilyn N., Ed.; Osborne, Alan R., Ed. – 1975
This volume contains a series of papers on algorithmic learning. Included are six reviews of research pertaining to various aspects of algorithmic learning, six reports of pilot experiments in this area, a theoretical discussion of "The Conditions for Algorithmic Imagination," and an annotated bibliography. All the papers assume a common…
Descriptors: Algorithms, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Instruction
Suydam, Marilyn N., Ed.; Kasten, Margaret L., Ed. – Investigations in Mathematics Education, 1985
This issue of the journal contains abstracts and critiques of 11 research reports. They concern: a case study of one child's strategies for mental addition; children's understanding of fractions; computation routines prescribed by schools; models in verbal problem solving; predicting eighth-grade algebra achievement; the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Algebra, Computation, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Suydam, Marilyn N., Ed.; Kasten, Margaret L., Ed. – Investigations in Mathematics Education, 1988
This publication is an abstracted compilation of 15 investigations selected from other journals. The information includes purpose, rationale, research design and procedures, findings, interpretations, abstractor's comments, and references. This journal includes the following reports: (1) "A Constructivist Approach to Numeration in Primary…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Fractions
Suydam, Marilyn N., Ed.; Kasten, Margaret L., Ed. – Investigations in Mathematics Education, 1983
An editorial comment on the computer and the mathematics educator is included first. Then, abstracts and comments are presented for 11 articles. Studies included focus on mental addition, problem solving by sixth graders, mathematics anxiety, tutoring, direct instruction, a bilingual program, thinking strategies for multiplication basic facts,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Computers
Suydam, Marilyn N., Ed.; Kasten, Margaret L., Ed. – Investigations in Mathematics Education, 1986
This issue of the journal contains abstracts and critical comments for ten published reports of research in mathematics education. The reports concern teaching probability and estimation of measurements through microcomputer games, mental addition, use of calculators at the intermediate level, logical reasoning hierarchies, two approaches to the…
Descriptors: Calculators, Cognitive Processes, Educational Games, Educational Research