ERIC Number: EJ584916
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Measurement Estimation: Learning To Map the Route from Number to Quantity and Back.
Joram, Elana; Subrahmanyam, Kaveri; Gelman, Rochel
Review of Educational Research, v68 n4 p413-49 Win 1998
Presents a measurement framework in which skilled estimators move between written or verbal linear measurements and representations of their corresponding magnitudes on a mental number line. Reviews efforts to teach measurement estimation and suggests ways to extend students' understanding of measurement scales and systems. (Author/SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research supported by the Spencer Foundation and the University of Northern Iowa.