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ERIC Number: EJ580254
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0012-1649
How Children Change Their Minds: Strategy Change Can Be Gradual or Abrupt.
Alibali, Martha Wagner
Developmental Psychology, v35 n1 p127-45 Jan 1999
Observed gesture and speech to investigate patterns of change in third and fourth graders' strategies for solving mathematical equivalence problems before and after an intervention. Children who received instruction were more likely to generate new strategies. Gradual change was more common. Abrupt strategy change was more common in children who received procedure-based instruction and those with low initial variability. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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