ERIC Number: EJ563279
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Instead of Teaching Missing Addends.
Kamii, Constance; Lewis, Barbara A.; Booker, Bobbye M.
Teaching Children Mathematics, v4 n8 p458-61 Apr 1998
Presents evidence from data on how well five first-grade classes did without any formal instruction showing that if children's numerical reasoning is strong, then formal instruction of missing addends is unnecessary. Explains the findings in light of Piaget's constructivism and discusses educational implications. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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