Mathematical problem solving in a grade 2 classroom: a report of an internship

House, Kelly (2000) Mathematical problem solving in a grade 2 classroom: a report of an internship. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

This report describes the internship undertaken by the author, a high school mathematics teacher, in a Grade 2 class at Bishop Feild Elementary School in 1998. Much of this report is anecdotal in nature and details the investigations and explorations of the students as they engaged in mathematical problem solving. The children's mathematical learning through games, children's literature and manipulatives is considered in terms of the reforms proposed by the NCTM Standards documents (especially NCTM 1989). Connections between primary and high school problem solving strategies are made, with some suggestions for improvement at the high school level.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/10687
Item ID: 10687
Additional Information: Bibliography: pages 52-57.
Department(s): Education, Faculty of
Date: 2000
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Education, Primary--Study and teaching (Internship)--Newfoundland and Labrador; Mathematics--Study and teaching (Primary); Problem solving in children.

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