ERIC Number: EJ332096
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Bridging the Gap Between the Concrete and the Abstract.
Heddens, James W.
Arithmetic Teacher, v33 n6 p14-17 Feb 1986
Discusses how teachers can help students make the transition from using manipulative materials to abstract mathematical symbols. Includes: (1) a definition of the transition state; (2) ways to bridge the gap (by asking questions and by using activities); and (3) a specific example (teaching place value). (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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