This PDF file presents a chapter of Motivation and Disposition: Pathways to Learning Mathematics (73rd Yearbook) in a downloadable file that preserves the design and layout of the book while allowing users to search and print selected pages.
Chapter 20: Developing Prospective Teachers’ Productive Disposition toward Fraction Operations. Juli K. Dixon (University of Central Florida), Janet B. Andreasen (University of Central Florida), George J. Roy (University of South Florida—St. Petersburg), Debra A. Wheeldon (University of Central Florida), and Jennifer M. Tobias (Illinois State University) trace how prospective teachers developed a productive disposition through classroom experiences focused on fraction concepts and operations. Pictorial representations, in particular, assisted in developing this productive disposition.
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