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Mills, Heidi; Clyde, Jean Anne – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1992
Profiles a very perceptive teacher of transition and first grade classes and three of his insightful students. The profile illustrates how mathematics is embedded in the activities of everyday life, including playground activities, and how teachers can help young children learn to think as mathematicians think. (BB)
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Experiential Learning
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Clyde, Jean Anne; Mills, Heidi – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1993
Illustrates one seven-year-old boy's understanding of mathematical relationships through drawings of his favorite "superheroes." Also illustrates how he conveyed the qualities of his heroes by weaving together the three symbol systems of language, art, and mathematics. (BB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students, Freehand Drawing