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Ryan, Laura E.; Dietiker, Leslie – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2018
One way to recognize how mathematical lessons can be stimulating for children is to interpret them as stories. If mathematical lessons follow a structure similar to that of a story, they can build anticipation, create surprise, and even generate intrigue (Egan 1988). To support the design of mathematical lessons with these types of aesthetic…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Aesthetics, Grade 5
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Yigit, Melike; Bofferding, Laura; Warnock, Miranda – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2014
The How Far Do You Think You Can Jump? activity (see EJ1174770) was completed in three different contexts: an after-school mathematics enrichment program at Woodland and Country Schools in Weston, Massachusetts; a small-group pull-out of second graders at Wren Elementary in Piedmont, South Carolina; and a family math night in Lafayette, Indiana.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Competition, Athletics
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Edwards, Sharon A.; Maloy, Robert W.; Anderson, Gordon – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2010
Problem solving, introduced in every grade and practiced throughout elementary school, is an essential foundation on which students build their understanding of mathematical ideas, operations, and relationships. This article discusses 1-2-3 Time, an instructional mode that promotes multimodal math learning in ways that engage and sustain students'…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Childrens Literature, Creative Writing, Problem Solving