ERIC Number: EJ403003
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Using a Database to Aid in Learning the Meanings and Purposes of Mathematical Notations and Symbols.
Fagan, Patsy J.; Thompson, Ann D.
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, v8 n4 p26-30 Sum 1989
Discusses a classroom project for teaching conceptual meanings and functional purposes of the notations and symbols of mathematics. Describes the background of the approach based on Piaget's theory: concrete level, symbolic level, and abstract level. Lists 14 references and 4 suggested readings. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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