Making connections to the big ideas in mathematics: Promoting proportional reasoning

@inproceedings{Dole2010MakingCT,
  title={Making connections to the big ideas in mathematics: Promoting proportional reasoning},
  author={Shelley Dole},
  year={2010}
}
The focus of this paper is on proportional reasoning, emphasising its pervasiveness throughout the mathematics curriculum, but also highlighting its elusiveness. Proportional reasoning is required for students to operate successfully in many rational number topics (fractions, decimals, percentages), but also other topics (scale drawing, probability, trigonometry). Proportional reasoning is also required in many other school curriculum topics (for example, drawing timelines in history… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 15 REFERENCES

Teaching fractions and ratios for understanding (2nd ed.)

S. Lamon
  • 2005
VIEW 6 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Ed.). Children’s understanding of mathematics 11–16

K. Hart
  • 1981
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Drug errors & patient safety: The need for a change in practice

R. Preston
  • British Journal of Nursing,
  • 2004
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS