ERIC Number: EJ445063
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Research into Practice: Spatial Sense and the Construction of Abstract Units in Tiling.
Wheatley, Grayson H., Ed.
Arithmetic Teacher, v39 n8 p43-45 Apr 1992
Discusses a variation on tiling that offers opportunities for the construction of the fundamental mathematical concept of constructing abstract units called "unitizing." Tiling integrates geometric and numerical settings to develop spatial sense and present mathematics as constructing patterns. (MDH)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Elementary Education, Enrichment Activities, Geometric Constructions, Geometry, Grade 3, Learning Activities, Mathematical Enrichment, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Patterns in Mathematics, Spatial Ability, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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