TITLE

COMMON CORE: Solve Math Problems

AUTHOR(S)
STROM, ERICH
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Instructor;Holiday2012, Vol. 122 Issue 3, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview is presented with education professor John Tapper, who discusses the U.S. Common Core State Standards for mathematics education, math literacy in children, and teaching methods. Concrete-representational-abstract assessments (CRA) comprehension tests are discussed, as well as problem solving, conceptual understanding, and activities in math learning.
ACCESSION #
89776450

 

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