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ERIC Number: EJ1093132
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1326-0286
Sunny with a Chance of Tenths! Using the Familiar Context of Temperature to Support Teaching Decimals
Beaman, Belinda
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, v18 n1 p26-29 2013
As teachers we are encouraged to contextualize the mathematics that we teach. In this article, Belinda Beaman explains how she used the weather as a context for developing decimal understanding. We particularly enjoyed reading how the students were involved in estimating.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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