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ERIC Number: EJ580644
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0144-3410
The Influence of Number-Sense on Children's Ability to Estimate Measures.
Pike, Christopher D.; Forrester, Michael A.
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, v17 n4 p483-500 Dec 1997
Explores relative developmental influences of age, number-sense, and context on primary school children's ability to estimate measures. Finds that, although number-sense improved with age, estimation did not; ability to perceive number relations influenced ability to estimate area; and estimation was more accurate in textbook exercises than in a "story" context. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom