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ERIC Number: EJ771392
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
Grandfather Tang Goes to High School
Johnson, Iris DeLoach
Mathematics Teacher, v99 n7 p522-526 Mar 2006
This article describes how the children's literature book, Grandfather Tang's Story, which is commonly used in the elementary grades, may be used at the high school level to engage students in an exploration of area and perimeter which includes basic operations with square roots, ordering numbers (decimal approximations, and their exact measurements in square roots).
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502. Tel: 800-235-7566; Tel: 703-620-3702; Fax: 703-476-2970; e-mail: orders@nctm.org; Web site: http://www.nctm.org/publications/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A