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ERIC Number: EJ1138031
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1326-0286
Children's Mathematical Reasoning: Opportunities for Developing Understanding and Creative Thinking
Vale, Colleen; Bragg, Leicha A.; Widjaja, Wanty; Herbert, Sandra; Loong, Esther Yook-Kin
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, v22 n1 p3-8 2017
Reasoning underpins students' mathematical understanding and promotes creative thinking. It is regarded as a key mathematical proficiency. This article discusses the reasoning actions that primary children employed and teachers noticed for the "What else belongs?" task focused on forming and testing conjectures.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia
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