id: 06023803
dt: j
an: 2012c.00441
au: Pien, Cheng Lu; Dongsheng, Zhao
ti: Making connections.
so: Math. Teach. (Derby), No. 223, 23-25 (2011).
py: 2011
pu: Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM), Derby
la: EN
cc: F43 D43 U63
ut: whole numbers; fractions; concept formation; mathematics skills;
arithmetic; teaching methods; manipulative materials
ci:
li: http://www.atm.org.uk/journal/archive/mt223.html
ab: Summary: Effective teaching includes enabling learners to make connections
within mathematics. It is easy to accord with this statement, but how
often is it a reality in the mathematics classroom? This article
describes an approach in "connecting equivalent" fractions and whole
number operations. The authors illustrate how a teacher can combine a
common approach to fraction equivalence and whole number multiplication
and division. (Contains 7 figures.) (ERIC)
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