Extending children's mathematics : fractions and decimals
Source:Heinemann, Portsmouth, NH, p.242 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb QA117 .E47 2011
Keywords:Decimal fractions--Study and teaching (Elementary), Decimal fractions--Study and teaching (Middle school), Fractions--Study and teaching (Elementary), Fractions--Study and teaching (Middle school)
Contents: Introduction : issues in learning fractions and decimals : rethinking our approach -- Equal sharing problems and children's strategies for solving them -- From the classroom : getting started with fractions -- Multiple groups problems and children's strategies for solving them -- Relational thinking: connecting fractions and algebra -- From the classroom: making relational thinking explicit -- Understanding fraction equivalence and order -- Understanding decimals -- Understanding operations on fractions and decimals -- The long view : learning to use children's thinking to guide instruction.