By David C. Geary
This learn examines number-skills advancements from infancy via formative years. It identifies universals in early mathematical improvement and describes how they're expressed in several cultures. Cross-national changes in maths success are thought of.
Read or Download Children's Mathematical Development: Research and Practical Applications PDF
Similar educational psychology books
An incredible venture like this guide implies that you incur money owed, and never in simple terms for your authors and your writer. As editors we, besides our colleague Elaine Unterhalter who edited the part on postcolonialism, wish to thank so much warmly these authors who introduced on time, and who didn't fuss yet simply acquired on and did a ?
Early Fraction studying is centrally of curiosity to scholars and researchersin arithmetic schooling, tackling because it does one among that discipline's such a lot vexing difficulties: why are fractions so tough to benefit and to educate?
This publication provides a peer reviewed number of prolonged models of ten unique papers that have been offered on the fifteenth foreign Symposium on pcs in schooling (SIIE 2013) held in Viseu, Portugal. The e-book offer a consultant view of present details and Communications know-how (ICT) academic learn techniques within the Ibero-American context in addition to across the world.
Additional info for Children's Mathematical Development: Research and Practical Applications
G. Cooper, 1984) show a sensitivity to greuter than and less than and show some understanding of the ordering of the quantities represented by number words. T h e child’s understanding of ordinal relationships between larger numbers probably develops more gradually, as does the use of counting strategies to make ordinal judgments (Fuson, 1988). 22 CHILDREWSMATH~TICAL DEVELOPBENT Measurement Another important use of numbers and ordinal scales, such as rulers, is for measurement. ” So it is not surprising that children would develop strategies for assessing relative quantity, volume, length, and so on (K.
Boysen and G. G. Bemtson, 1989, Journal of Comparative Psychology, 7 03, p- 25. Copyright 1989 by the American Psychological Association. ) the value chosen. After 400 trials, one of the macaques, Abel, selected the larger number on more than 88% of the subsequent trials. The performance of the second macaque, Baker, was not this good but was still better than chance. In a second experiment, the numerals 6 to 9 were introduced. An important feature of this experiment was the presentation of never-before-seen pairs of numerals.
Nearly all 24- to 48-month-olds responded in this manner. Moreover, many but not all of the 18-month- DEVELOPINS ARITHMETICAL SKILLS 41 old children also showed this pattern! The results of this experiment indicate that many 18-month-old children, and nearly all 2-year-olds, understand that addition increases the numerosity of a set, whereas subtraction decreases the numerosity of the set (see also Sophian & Adams, 1987; Starkey & Gelman, 1982). , 1 1 or 2 - 1) but were not accurate for problems with larger numbers.