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Developing Understanding in Mathematics

This activity contains 11 questions.

Question 1.
Constructivist Philosophy has as a basic tenet that...

 
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Question 2.
The step-by-step routines learned to accomplish some mathematical tasks are called ...

 
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Question 3.
The five representations, according to Lesh, Post, and Behm (1987), for representing concepts includes all EXCEPT

 
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Question 4.
The constructivist theory proposes all of the following EXCEPT

 
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Question 5.
Benefits of relational understanding include all of the following EXCEPT

 
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Question 6.
Children often give random responses that make no sense to them personally.

   
 
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Question 7.
Skilled use of procedures will lead to conceptual knowledge associated with that procedure.

   
 
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Question 8.
The more ways a child is given to think about and test an idea, the less likely the child will form the idea correctly.

   
 
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Question 9.
The "Do as I do" strategy when using manipulatives is a useful approach to encourage children to think as they obtain the correct answer.

   
 
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Question 10.
Inventions that operate on understandings can generate new understandings.

   
 
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Question 11.



 
To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.

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