1st Edition

Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge
The Case of Mathematics

Edited By

James Hiebert

ISBN 9780898595567
Published October 1, 1986 by Routledge
326 Pages

USD $94.95

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Book Description

First Published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Contents: Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge in Mathematics: An Introductory Analysis. The Notion of Principle: The Case of Counting. Children's Mastery of Written Numerals and the Construction of Basic Number Concepts. The Relationship Between Initial Meaningful and Mechanical Knowledge of Arithmetic. Conceptual Knowledge as a Foundation for Procedural Knowledge: Implications from Research on the Initial Learning or Arithmetic. Arithmetic Procedures are Induced from Examples. Using Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge: A Focus on Relationships. Procedures Over Concepts: The Acquisition of Decimal Number Knowledge. On Having and Using Geometric Knowledge. Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge in Mathematics: A Summary Analysis.

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