Teaching and Learning About Decimals
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|Steinle, Stacey and Chambers; Univ. of Melbourne, Australia|
|A resource for teachers that explains the mathematical, psychological and pedagogical ideas needed to teach students to work confidently with decimal numbers. Contents include: Background (main ideas, what learners find hard); Case Studies (video interviews and tests with six people who show different, but common, wrong ideas); Teaching (survey of approaches, tests, ideas for lessons, educational software to download); and a Glossary.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Video, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles, Dictionaries, Glossaries, Thesauri|
|Math Ed Topics:||Pedagogical Research, Psychological Research|
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