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Learning environments that support the development of multiplicative thinking
Mathematics: Learn, lead, link. Proceedings of the 25th Biennial Conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc.
  • Derek Hurrell, University of Notre Dame Australia
  • Lorraine Day, University of Notre Dame Australia
Publication Date
1-1-2015
Abstract
Given the right learning environment primary aged children can and do develop the capacity to think multiplicatively. Through vignettes taken from interviews with a Year 5 class during a research project, the optimal conditions for the conceptual development underpinning multiplicative thinking is examined.
Keywords
  • higher mathematics,
  • intermediate mathematics,
  • curriculum
Disciplines
Citation Information
Derek Hurrell and Lorraine Day. "Learning environments that support the development of multiplicative thinking" Mathematics: Learn, lead, link. Proceedings of the 25th Biennial Conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc. (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/derek-hurrell/2/