ERIC Number: EJ447735
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Young Childrens' Choices of Manipulatives and Strategies for Solving Whole Number Division Problems.
Burton, Grace M.
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v14 n2 p2-17 Spr 1992
Presents a study that indicates that second grade students (n=117) do select manipulatives that match the story context in measurement and partition division word problems, that they can solve division word problems, especially when matched manipulatives are used, and that division without remainders are more accessible to solution. (39 references) (MDH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Context Effect, Division, Elementary Education, Grade 2, Instructional Materials, Learning Strategies, Manipulative Materials, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Word Problems (Mathematics)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
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