Fostering Relational Thinking while Negotiating the Meaning of the Equals Sign

  • Fostering Relational Thinking while Negotiating the Meaning of the Equals Sign

    Marta Molina, Rebecca Ambrose
    How third-grade students developed an understanding of the equals sign and began to use relational thinking as they discussed true/false and open-number sentences. The sequence of instructional activities and children’s responses to them are provided.