# Math Boneheads

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- Twenty-Five Years Ago. Fielker, David // Mathematics Teaching;Sep98, Issue 164, p37
Opinion. Focuses on the relation between industry and teachers in relating to understanding modern mathematics and arithmetic. Correlation between the ignorance of a teacher about industry and the ignorance of the employer about mathematics; Reference to a report in the `Times Educational...

- On Doing the Same Problem. Brown, Laurinda; Reid, David A. // Mathematics Teaching;Jun98, Issue 163, p50
Discusses ways in which mathematics teachers can use the same problem to solve various arithmagons. Definition of the arithmagon; Ways for solving arithmagons; Information on various arithmagons.

- Computation in the Nineties. May, Loia J. // Teaching Pre K-8;Jan90, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p17
Part IV. Discusses the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' standards concerning computation that will guide math instruction during the decade. Difference of the approach to computation from the way computation was taught with the back-to-basic movement; Concepts that must be...

- UTILIZAÃ‡ÃƒO DO COMPUTADOR PARA A APRENDIZAGEM DA MATEMÃTICA NO ENSINO PRÃ‰-ESCOLAR E BÃSICO. Silva, Rui; Gouveia, Luís Borges // Revista da Faculdade de CiÃªncia e Tecnologia;2007, Issue 4, p94
In order to improve its pedagogical practice in the field of Mathematics, a group of teachers developed "First Steps in Mathematics", from where Kit BLOGIC emerged. What they developed weren't ways of learning the numbers and with them make arithmetic operations, but, in fact, ways of building...

- Preservice Elementary Teachersâ€™ Conceptions of Multidigit Whole Numbers: Why Is Understanding Regrouping So Difficult? Thanheiser, Eva // Conference Papers -- Psychology of Mathematics & Education of No;2004 Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA, p1
Researchers have shown that American elementary school teachers and preservice elementary school teachers (PSTs) are proficient in executing algorithms but not in explaining them conceptually. I examine PSTsâ€™ understanding of the underlying structure of multidigit numbers in our base-10...

- Teacher Candidates' Conceptual Understandings of Mathematics Concepts. Barlow, Angela T.; Reddish, Jill Mizell // Mid-Western Educational Researcher;Fall2005, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p19
As universities strive to produce the best mathematics teachers possible through both graduate and undergraduate programs, teacher educators must constantly work towards helping teacher candidates create their own conceptual understanding of mathematics. This pilot study examined the effect...

- Errata. // New York State Mathematics Teachers' Journal;2005, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p2
Presents corrections to two articles published in the previous issues of "Mathematics Teachers' Journal," including one about a mathematical puzzle and another about the drawings which accompanied the article by Jim Matthews and John Halabi.

- Discussing a philosophical background for the ethnomathematical program. Vilela, Denise Silva // Educational Studies in Mathematics;Dec2010, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p345
This article examines the extent to which Wittgenstein's analytical framework may be relevant to philosophical reflection on ethnomathematics. The discussion develops Bill Barton's suggestion that a philosophical basis for the ethnomathematical program should include and explain culturally...

- Studying mathematics problem-solving classrooms. A comparison between the discourse of in-service teachers and student teachers. Rosales, Javier; Orrantia, Josetxu; Vicente, Santiago; Chamoso, Jose M. // European Journal of Psychology of Education - EJPE (Instituto Su;Sep2008, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p275
In the article we compare the approaches of 3 in-service teachers and 3 student teachers when they tried to solve a verbal arithmetic problem in the classroom. Each interaction was studied using a System of Analysis that takes into account the cognitive processes involved in the solution of a...