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ERIC Number: EJ782627
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-1073-5836
Got Tools? Exploring Children's Use of Mathematics Tools during Problem Solving
Jacobs, Victoria R.; Kusiak, Julie
Teaching Children Mathematics, v12 n9 p470-477 May 2006
This article describes the results of a year-long exploration of first graders' tool use. It also showcases instructional activities designed to link tool use with quantitative understanding. (Contains 3 figures.)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502. Tel: 800-235-7566; Tel: 703-620-3702; Fax: 703-476-2970; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 1
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A