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ERIC Number: EJ782615
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jan
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-1073-5836
From Simple Questions to Powerful Connections: A Two-Year Conversation about Negative Numbers
Behrend, Jean L.; Mohs, Laura C.
Teaching Children Mathematics, v12 n5 p260-264 Jan 2006
This article describes the experiences of a group of primary-grade students and their teacher as they explore negative numbers over the course of two years. It is just one example of how a problem-solving environment contributes to discussion and understanding in mathematics. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Primary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A