Got Tools? Exploring Children’s Use of Mathematics Tools during Problem Solving
Victoria Jacobs, Julie Kusiak
May 2006, Volume 12, Issue 9, Page 470
The results of a year-long exploration of first graders' tool use. Article also showcases instructional activities designed to link tool use with quantitative understanding.
Addition and Subtraction
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Whole Numbers / Natural Numbers / Counting Numbers