Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 11:20:39 -0600
Subject: Math and Writing
This may not be an inquiry for this particular service, but we are searching for teacher resources incorporating writing into mathematics. With the new state math frameworks, our district is emphasizing using the writing process to develop thinking skills in math. We are gathering available resources in this area so we can begin formulating a plan to incorporate writing skills into the mathematics curriculum.
Here are a few references.
Writing in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics,
Writing Math Research Papers,
Using Writing to Teach Mathematics,
Communication in Mathematics: K-12 and Beyond,
If you go to the Resource Room and search in the keyword field for the single word books you will find two resources, one of which is concerned with mathematical concepts which can be developed through the use of children's literature. Both of these articles contain book lists.
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