Error Patterns in Computation

Error Patterns in Computation : Using Error Patterns to Improve Instruction

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For courses in teaching mathematics in education or special education at the elementary or middle school level.This is the only supplemental text of its kind that instructs teachers to identify typical error patterns, to receive feedback on their diagnosis, and to gain insight regarding why a child may have adopted an incorrect procedure. Revised to link content to the new NCTM Standards, this new edition emphasizes the meaning of operations and using the appropriate method of computation. As in previous editions, it retains its focus on placing paper-and pencil instructional activities within the context of problem more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 160.5 x 229.1 x 15mm | 403.7g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 8th edition
  • 0130270938
  • 9780130270931

Table of contents

I. DIAGNOSIS AND INSTRUCTION. 1. Computing with Paper and Pencil in an Age of Calculators and Computers. 2. Diagnosing Misconceptions and Error Patterns in Computation. 3. Providing Needed Instruction in Computation. II. HELPING STUDENTS WHO HAVE LEARNED ERROR PATTERNS. 4. Whole Numbers: Addition and Subtraction. 5. Whole Numbers: Multiplication and Division. 6. Fractions: Concepts and Equivalence. 7. Fractions and Decimals: Addition and Subtraction. 8. Fractions and Decimals: Multiplication and Division. 9. Percent Problems. 10. Geometry and Measurement. 11. Integers. 12. Algebra. Glossary. more