Hurrell, D., & Day, L. (2015). Learning environments that support the development of multiplicative thinking. Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc. 25th Biennial Conference.
Given the right learning environment primary aged children can and do develop the capacity to think multiplicatively. Through vignettes taken from interviews with a Year 5 class during a research project, the optimal conditions for the conceptual development underpinning multiplicative thinking is examined.
higher mathematics, intermediate mathematics, curriculum