ERIC Number: EJ361568
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Use of Informal Language when Introducing Concepts.
Ashlock, Robert B.
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v9 n3 p31-36 Sum 1987
Focuses on the language used by elementary mathematics teachers and its relationship to students' understanding of mathematical concepts, as well as their misconceptions. Describes eight situations in which the use of precise, formal mathematical terms could be replaced by informal language, particularly when introducing new concepts. (TW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
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