The concept of multiplicativity in mathematics education is associated with situations that involve duplicating, shrinking, stressing, sharing equally, multiplying, dividing, and exponentiating. This volume presents multiplicativity in terms of a multiplicative conceptual field (MCF), not as individual concepts. It is presented in terms of interrelations and dependencies within, between, and among multiplicative concepts. The authors share the view that research on the mathematical, cognitive, and instructional aspects of multiplicative concepts must be situated in an MCF framework. Paper edition (unseen), $24.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORSchemes. Leslie. P. Steffe. The work on childrena#39;s multiplying and dividing schemes in which I am engaged is based on two ... They seem to persist in doing this in spite of their teachera#39;s explanation of accepted methods. ... These methods , however, eventually become dysfunctional in current school mathematics programs because the children ... CHILDRENa#39;S METHODS That children use their own methods when solving problems has been noted by various workers in the field (e.g..

Title | : | The Development of Multiplicative Reasoning in the Learning of Mathematics |

Author | : | Guershon Harel, Jere Confrey |

Publisher | : | SUNY Press - 1994 |

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