Fostering Relational Thinking while Negotiating the Meaning of the Equals Sign
Marta Molina, Rebecca Ambrose
September 2006, Volume 13, Issue 2, Page 111
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.
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Numbers and Operations
Problem Solving / Problem Posing