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An Experimental Study of Arithmetic Problem-Solving Ability of Sixth Grade Boys


reviewed by Myron F. Rosskopf - 1957

coverTitle: An Experimental Study of Arithmetic Problem-Solving Ability of Sixth Grade Boys
Author(s): Sister Mary Camille Kliebhan
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
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As the reviewer read the two reports of doctoral studies, he was reminded of the story about the blind men and the elephant. You recall, each man touched a different part of the elephant and came away with an inference concerning the whole elephant. Each blind man's analysis of what he had examined was correct, but the conclusions concerning the whole were grossly in error. It is the whole view that is missing in so much otherwise good educational research. What is needed is a team of researchers to investigate educational problems. Each member of the team would bring to the project his special knowledge. Pooling of these special knowledges could lead to a better, a more adequate description of the problem under investigation. More facets could be considered because more specialized knowledge would be brought to bear on the data. Operations research techniques applied to educational problems are needed. These two... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 59 Number 1, 1957, p. 67-67
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4477, Date Accessed: 4/1/2020 1:49:23 PM

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