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ERIC Number: EJ438473
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0144-3410
Exploring Estimation in Young Primary School Children.
Forrester, Michael A.; And Others
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, v10 n4 p283-300 1990
Presents results of a study of the role of context upon English children's estimation skills. Includes estimation tasks involving distance, area, and volume measurements and children's answers about how they carried out the tasks. Concludes that estimates in contexts perceived as mathematical differed from those involving perceptual-motor skills. Emphasizes importance of imagery and classroom experience. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)