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Investigations
Investigations: Longing for Division

Cornelis de Groot, Timothy Whalen 

April 2006, Volume 12, Issue 8, Page 410

Abstract:

An activity about fair sharing focused on teaching division. Investigations are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Investigations is a regular feature of Teaching Children Mathematics and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics.

 

Keywords:
Article
Grades 3-5
Conceptual Development
Communication
Curriculum
Open-ended assessments
Teacher
Modeling
Manipulatives
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Student Work
Reasoning and Proof
Representation
Multiplication and Division