## Children's Mathematics: Cognitively Guided Instruction By the time they begin school, most children have already developed a sophisticated, informal understanding of basic mathematical concepts and problem-solving strategies. Too often, however, the mathematics instruction that we impose upon them in the classroom fails to connect with this informal knowledge. Based on more than twenty years of research, this book portrays the development of children's understanding of basic number concepts. The authors offer a detailed explanation and numerous examples of the problem-solving and computational processes that virtually all children use as their numerical thinking develops. They also describe how classrooms can be organized to foster that development. |

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Childrens Mathematical Thinking | 1 |

Problem Types | 7 |

Childrens Solution Strategies | 15 |

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Children's Mathematics: Cognitively Guided Instruction Thomas P. Carpenter,Elizabeth Fennema No preview available - 1999 |