ERIC Number: EJ602430
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Using Intuition from Everyday Life in 'Filling' the Gap in Children's Extension of Their Number Concept To Include the Negative Numbers.
Linchevski, Liora; Williams, Julian
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v39 n1-3 p131-47 1999
Reports on an instructional method designed to address the cognitive gaps in children's mathematical development where operational conceptions give rise to structural conceptions. Describes two experiments in teaching integers and conceptualizes modeling as the transformation of outside-school knowledge into school mathematics. (Contains 28 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Theme issue: Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Context.