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ERIC Number: EJ572563
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0272-8893
Rational Number Learning Aids: Transfer from Continuous Models To Discrete Models.
Behr, Merlyn J.; Wachsmuth, Ipke; Post, Thomas
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v20 n1 p64-82 Win 1998
Discusses how well children (N=6) who have had instruction in rational-number concepts based on a continuous manipulative aid are able to transfer their knowledge to accomplish tasks based on a manipulative aid which can be interpreted as discrete. Suggests several implications for teaching fraction concepts to children using continuous and discrete manipulative aids. (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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