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Des Moines Public Schools, IA. – 1979
This guide contains six sections which offer suggested sequential steps for teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fraction concepts and algorithms, and decimal fractions. Based on the manipulative approach, the guide offers activities and teaching methods which give students many opportunities to work with models. This approach…
Descriptors: Addition, Arithmetic, Decimal Fractions, Division
Gronert, Joie; Marshall, Sally – 1979
Activities and games which use dominoes to reinforce basic arithmetic skills are presented. Instructions and materials are provided for the activities and games, most of which involve addition and subtraction. Other skill areas which are covered include recognition and matching of domino patterns, multiplication, and division. A seven-item list of…
Descriptors: Addition, Arithmetic, Division, Educational Games
Des Moines Public Schools, IA. – 1979
This three-part guide presents a brief program description along with lists of performance objectives and lists of test items for the Des Moines (Iowa) Public Schools Title I Elementary Mathematics Program. The program description provides background information on the Des Moines Public School District and describes the student selection/screening…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Behavioral Objectives, Decimal Fractions, Elementary Education
Oxberger, Nancy; And Others – 1979
Games and activities which involve problem solving are presented in order to help teachers develop the numeric, geometric, and logical thought processes of elementary school students. The activities and games (many of which are pencil-and-paper) require using logic, plan-ahead strategies, spatial reasoning, strategies based on prior patterns or…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
Gronert, Joie; Marshall, Sally – 1979
Developed for elementary teachers, this activity unit is designed to teach students the importance of estimation in developing quantitative thinking. Nine ways in which estimation is useful to students are listed, and five general guidelines are offered to the teacher for planning estimation activities. Specific guidelines are provided for…
Descriptors: Addition, Computation, Division, Elementary Education