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ERIC Number: EJ602442
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0021-8251
Enhancing Prospective Teachers' Knowledge of Children's Conceptions: The Case of Division of Fractions.
Tirosh, Dina
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, v31 n1 p5-25 Jan 2000
Discusses an attempt to promote the development of prospective elementary teachers' own subject-matter knowledge of the division of fractions as well as their awareness of nature and likely sources of related common misconceptions held by children. Indicates that before the described mathematics methods course, most participants knew how to divide fractions but could not explain the procedure. (Contains 33 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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IES Cited: ED512043