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Developing Understanding in Mathematics
This activity contains 11 questions.
Constructivist Philosophy has as a basic tenet that...
constructing knowledge is an active process.
materials, tools and effort are needed to learn.
children construct their own knowledge.
the number of connections in mathematics varies by learners.
The step-by-step routines learned to accomplish some mathematical tasks are called ...
The five representations, according to Lesh, Post, and Behm (1987), for representing concepts includes all EXCEPT
The constructivist theory proposes all of the following EXCEPT
effective learning requires reflective thinking
children must be active learners
a safe environment is necessary to gain mathematical power
children understand and acquire knowledge differently
Benefits of relational understanding include all of the following EXCEPT
it eliminates poor attitudes and beliefs
it enhances memory
it requires les to remember
it improves problem solving abilities
Children often give random responses that make no sense to them personally.
Skilled use of procedures will lead to conceptual knowledge associated with that procedure.
The more ways a child is given to think about and test an idea, the less likely the child will form the idea correctly.
The "Do as I do" strategy when using manipulatives is a useful approach to encourage children to think as they obtain the correct answer.
Inventions that operate on understandings can generate new understandings.
State and explain 3 benefits of relational understanding.
To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.
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