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ERIC Number: ED014419
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 1
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THE GROWTH OF BASIC MATHEMATICAL AND SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS IN CHILDREN.
LOVELL, K.
THE RESEARCH OF LOVELL AND PIAGET IS CITED IN A DISCUSSION OF CONCEPT LEARNING IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS. FOLLOWING AN INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER ON CONCEPT FORMATION, THREE CHAPTERS ARE DEVOTED TO NUMBER CONCEPTS AND TO THE APPROACHES OF TEACHING THE NUMBER CONCEPTS OF STERN, CUISENAIRE AND GATTEGNO, PIAGET, AND DIENES. THE NEXT FOUR CHAPTERS DEAL WITH THE CONCEPTS OF QUANTITY, WEIGHT, TIME, AND SPACE. THESE CHAPTERS INCLUDE (1) A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE CONCEPT AND WHAT IS KNOWN ABOUT THE WAY IN WHICH IT IS DEVELOPED IN CHILDREN, (2) A SUMMARY OF THE VIEWS OF PIAGET, (3) A COMPARISION OF THE RESEARCH FINDINGS OF PIAGET AND LOVELL, AND (4) COMPLETE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR STUDIES CITED. OTHER CHAPTERS REVIEW RESEARCH FINDINGS ON THE LEARNING OF THE CONCEPTS OF MEASUREMENT, AREA, AND VOLUME. AN OUTLINE OF THE NUMBER SYSTEM AND SOME TEACHING SUGGESTIONS FOR PROMOTING CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT ARE INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $3.00 FROM THE PHILOSOPHICAL LIBRARY, 15 EAST 40TH STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10016. (AG)
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