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ERIC Number: EJ588574
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1073-5836
And the Answer Is...Symbolic Literacy.
Witherspoon, Mary Lou
Teaching Children Mathematics, v5 n7 p396-99 Mar 1999
Discusses how the misuse of symbols, specifically "=", can impede mathematical understanding. Concludes that teachers should help students learn the appropriate meanings for symbols. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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