Date of Award
M.S. in Education
Children need additional experiences with problem solving in mathematics. One means of providing these experiences is to increase the amount of word problems in the mathematics curriculum. Children that are given the option of small-group activity in the solution of word problems may demonstrate higher achievement than those students that must find solutions individually.
Group problem solving, Word problems (Mathematics)
Copyright 1989, author
Horrocks, Catherine Marie Price, "The effect of small-group instruction on the problem-solving achievement of children" (1989). Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 3378.