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Title: Equality in the primary maths classroom
Authors: Jones, Ian
Inglis, Matthew
Gilmore, Camilla K.
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: © The Mathematical Association
Citation: JONES, I., INGLIS, M. and GILMORE, C.K., 2013. Equality in the primary maths classroom. Primary Mathematics, 17 (2) pp. 12 - 13
Abstract: How primary pupils think about the equals sign is very important for their arithmetic competence, and for their later learning of algebra at secondary school. Research suggests that children think about the equals sign in three different ways. In this article we explain these three different ways of seeing the equals sign, and describe a web-based teaching intervention that can promote a more sophisticated understanding.
Description: This article is closed access, it was published in the journal Primary Mathematics [© The Mathematical Association].
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/12957
Publisher Link: http://www.m-a.org.uk/jsp/index.jsp?lnk=640
ISSN: 1465-0495
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mathematics Education Centre)

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