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ERIC Number: EJ586682
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1033-2170
Covering Shapes with Tiles: Primary Students' Visualisation and Drawing.
Owens, Kay; Outhred, Lynne
Mathematics Education Research Journal, v10 n3 p28-41 Dec 1998
Investigates students' early concepts of area by analyzing responses to a worksheet of items that involved visualizing the tiling of given figures. Concludes that half of the students had difficulty visualizing the tiling of shapes, but those students who participated in spatial activities were generally more successful in determining the number of tiles that would cover a shape. Contains 18 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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