Representation Reading ECI 314 Early Childhoodhood Mathematics

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Unformatted text preview: e able to read the question (representation) correctly without any instruction. Kamii, Lewis, and Booker’s Study (1998). The children who participated in the study were 110 students in five classes of first graders attending two public schools in a suburb of Birmingham. None of the first-grade teachers involved taught children to write answers to problems such as 2 +_____ = 5, but all of them played math games with children every day. In May, toward the end of the school year, the five teachers were asked to give to their first-grade classes the group test shown in Figure 2.10. As I (CK) watched, each teacher distributed the test to the children in her class and asked, “What number do you think should go in the first box?” The class reacted with such expressions as “These are too easy!” The teacher called on one of the vol­ unteers, who explained why “3” was the answer. The teacher went on to say, “Let’s work one more problem together to make sure you know what to do with the rest of the sheet.”...
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