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Exploring What it Means to Do Mathematics

This activity contains 11 questions.

Question 1.
"Doing" mathematics includes a collection of verbs a teacher should use, including...

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Question 2.
The Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (2000) document makes which of the following statement about drill and practice.

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Question 3.
In order to create an environment for doing mathematics, the teacher's role is to....

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Question 4.
Traditional teaching approaches lead children to accept all of the following EXCEPT

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Question 5.
All of the following statements are true about the desirable mathematical environment EXCEPT

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Question 6.
Repetitive drill is needed to do mathematics as you master the skills.

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Question 7.
Using tree diagrams is a good visual way to represent chance situations.

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Question 8.
Every idea introduced in the mathematics classroom can and should be completely understood by every child.

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Question 9.
Drill should never come before understanding.

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Question 10.
Teachers must continue teaching by telling.

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Question 11.

To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.

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