General Recommendations for Elementary Education Teachers (Math 14001, Summer I - 2008) NCTM: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics MAA: Mathematical Association of America An Example 53 – 36 = (50-30) + (3-6) = 20 + (-3) = 17 General Recommendations
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NCTM:National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
MAA:Mathematical Association of America
53 – 36
= (50-30) + (3-6)
= 20 + (-3)
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STEP 1: UNDERSTAND THE PROBLEM.
STEP 2: DEVISE A PLAN
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STEP 4: LOOK BACK
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