NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 2 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Russo, James – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2017
Benchmarking is an important strategy for comparing the size of fractions. In addition, knowing whether a given fraction is greater or less than a particular benchmark (e.g., one-half) can support students with accurately locating the fraction on a number line. This article offers a game-based activity that engages students in discussions around…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Benchmarking, Comparative Analysis, Fractions
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Russo, James – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2017
Using a game-based context and concentrating explicitly on language, students in the early years are able to make sense about place value amid the vagaries of the English language in naming numbers. This conceptual approach to understanding place value allows students to further develop number strategies beyond counting by ones.
Descriptors: Educational Games, Teaching Methods, Mathematical Concepts, Numbers