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ERIC Number: EJ838959
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1073-5836
Math Fair: Focus on Fractions
Mokashi, Neelima A.
Teaching Children Mathematics, v15 n9 p542-551 May 2009
This article depicts the rewarding experience of creating mathematical environments for kindergarten and elementary students by focusing on one of the most important and often difficult-to-grasp concepts (fractions) through play methods incorporated into a math fair. The basic concept of a math fair is threefold: (1) to create preplanned, organized, and intentionally developed mathematical learning environments; (2) to observe students' participation in and response to various activities; and (3) to use math fair activities as teaching aids and student enrichment in day-to-day classroom instruction. (Contains 5 figures and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Kindergarten
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: India