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ERIC Number: EJ582596
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-8251
Developing Children's Understanding of the Rational Numbers: A New Model and an Experimental Curriculum.
Moss, Joan; Case, Robbie
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, v30 n2 p122-47 Mar 1999
Devises a new curriculum to introduce rational numbers by using developmental theory as a guide. Experiment concluded that students in the treatment group showed a deeper understanding of rational numbers than those in the control group, showed less reliance on whole-number strategies when solving novel problems, and made more frequent references to proportional concepts in justifying their answers. Contains 36 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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