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Construction of multiplicative abstract schema for decimal-number numeration

Baturo, Annette R. & Cooper, Thomas J. (1998) Construction of multiplicative abstract schema for decimal-number numeration. In Proceeding of the 23rd Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Haifa.

Abstract

This paper reports on an intervention study planned to help Year 6 students construct the multiplicative structure underlying decimal-number numeration. Three types of intervention were designed from a numeration model developed from a large study of 173 Year 6 students’ decimal-number knowledge. The study found that students could acquire multiplicative structure as an abstract schema if instruction took account of prior knowledge as informed by the model.

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ID Code: 31380
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Decimal-number numeration, primary, multiplicative structure
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1999 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 19 Mar 2010 07:50
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2013 18:10

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