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ERIC Number: EJ458119
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0044-0728
Teaching Math Concepts in a K-1 Class Doesn't Have to Be Like Pulling Teeth--But Maybe It Should Be!
Mills, Heidi
Young Children, v48 n2 p17-20 Jan 1993
A teacher introduced mathematical concepts into six year olds' stories about losing and growing teeth. Results demonstrated that children's authentic mathematical experiences are derived from the children's knowledge and experience, are multimodal, and are open ended. Calls for open-ended activities that allow children to explore ways to use mathematical systems. (BG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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