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Search for the Roots of Ratio: Some Thoughts on the Long Term Learning Process (Towards ... A Theory). Part I: Reflections on a Teaching Experiment.
Streefland, Leen – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1984
Ideas on a teaching-learning theory of ratio are presented. Views of children and of members of an international panel are presented, and five questions and their responses are compared with real classroom experience. (MNS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
Search for the Roots of Ratio: Some Thoughts on the Long Term Learning Process (Towards...A Theory) II: The Outline of the Long Term Learning Process.
Streefland, Leen – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1985
Features and tools to outline and shape the long-term learning process for ratio are presented, with examples. Ratio-anticipating activity and creating visual models and schemes are stressed, with the basis for a theory of teaching and learning ratio presented. (MNS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Theories