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ERIC Number: EJ552920
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1073-5836
A Student's Imaging in Solving a Nonroutine Task.
Wheatley, Grayson H.; Reynolds, Anne
Teaching Children Mathematics, v4 n2 p100-04 Oct 1997
States that imagery is increasingly recognized as important in children's sense-making activities in mathematics. Presents an example of Elaine, a fifth-grade student who used her well-developed spatial sense in solving a nonroutine mathematics task. Illustrates some direct connections between a student's use of imagination and the ability to reason mathematically at a sophisticated level. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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