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September 1999, Volume 6, Issue 1


Developing Thinking Strategies for Addition Facts
Larry Leutzinger
Presents activities that allow primary-grade students to practice the thinking strategies of counting on, using doubles, and making ten in problem-solving settings.

Improving Problem Solving through Drawings
Janet Kelly
How elementary school teachers demonstrated for themselves and their students how using simple drawings could improve problem-solving ability.

Mathematics as Problem Solving: A Japanese Way
Daiyo Sawada
Describes a typical fifth-grade mathematics lesson as taught in a Japanese elementary school followed by a reflective commentary focused on problem solving.