Connecting children's mathematical thinking with family and community knowledge in mathematics instruction

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From: Teaching Children Mathematics(Vol. 23, Issue 6)
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc.
Document Type: Article
Length: 47 words

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Some suggested activities to help teachers build connections between children's mathematical thinking and family and community knowledge during their mathematics instruction are provided. The activities are expected to support the reorienting of teachers' thinking toward students and their communities as resources, instead of barriers, for mathematics instruction.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A492663373